COGONGRASS: IF YOU SEE IT, REPORT IT!

…with an average of 100 new locations annually, with a record of 156 new cogongrass locations reported in 2021. The second part of the program is eradication. Eradication is completed…

Emergency Response

…Website County Extension Offices Connecting with your Extension County Office can keep you up to date with events, programs, and services just for you. External Website Current Fire Danger Rating…

Natural Disaster Recovery

…and federal officials should call their respective county Emergency Management Agency (EMA) offices (listed in directories by county name and followed by “Emergency Management Agency”) County EMA offices will contact…

Arson Investigations

…Law Enforcement Department is headquartered at GFC’s central office in Dry Branch, Georgia, located south of Macon. Those who commit arson face stiff penalties under Georgia law. Punishments for convicted…

Conservation Woodland Program

…for corresponding local GFC, NRCS, FSA, DNR, and UGA Extension offices. These offices can provide financial and technical assistance for the desired management outcomes. Discovering your Property (Interactive Map) Goals…

Law Enforcement

…headquartered at GFC’s central office in Dry Branch, Georgia. Among the duties of our investigators: investigate timber harvest complaints investigate wildland fires and suspected cases of arson investigate crimes involving…

Pre-Suppression Firebreaks

…GFC office. Burn Permits and Notifications Some outdoor burning requires a burn permit and/or notification. NOTE: Burning Permits are good only for the day they are issued. LEARN MORE For…

Tree Seedlings

…is from December through March 1). Seedlings are available to the public on a first come-first serve basis. Orders can be delivered to and picked up at any GFC office

Community Wildfire Protection Plan

…local GFC office. Helpful Resources TitleDescriptionDocument Type Appling CWPP -2018 PDF Atkinson CWPP -2018 PDF Bacon CWPP -2019 PDF Baker CWPP -2017 PDF Banks CWPP -2013 PDF Barrow CWPP -2017…

Reflections on the Big Fire of 2007

…cabs, enveloped by dense, black smoke. At one point, Sorrells radioed them directions to blast their horns, so rescuers could pinpoint their locations. It was then that Sorrells also realized…