Conservation Woodland Program

…county (usually April 1st). For more specifics on CUVA, refer to the Georgia Department of Revenue’s web page at Georgia Department of Revenue’s web page. Conservation Management Plan A Conservation…

GFC Seeking Director/State Forester

…limited to, Georgia Forestry Association, Association of Consulting Foresters, Association of County Commissioners of Georgia, tree improvement cooperatives, Department of Public Safety, Department of Agriculture, National Department of Defense, Department…

Rural Fire Defense Program

GFC has operated a Rural Fire Defense (RFD) Lease Program since 1975. The program enables volunteer fire departments to respond more effectively to structural, forest, and grass fires. It also…

Educator Resources

…wildlife resources, including game and nongame animals, fish and protected plants. External Website Hazards of the Forest Foresters and others who work outside and those who enjoy being in the…

Southern Pine Beetles

…on more than 35 years of aerial survey data in Georgia, SPB outbreaks tend to be cyclic and often correspond with weather events of drought or flooding, depending on the…

Forest Biomass

…developing areas. These sources include construction waste, wood from building demolition, disposal of wooden pallets, and others. These materials are usually low in moisture content and provide an excellent fuel…

Landowner Resources

…Form Budget worksheet to be used with all TAG grant applications. Excel Fine Fuel Moisture Table A close estimate of the fine dead fuel moisture (FDFM) on your burn unit…

Forest Utilization

…within Georgia. Data collection for TPO reports involves a coordinated effort by the U.S. Forest Service Forest Inventory & Analysis (FIA) and GFC’s Forest Utilization staff. To estimate industrial uses…

Firefighting Training & Resources

Wildland firefighters work in natural environments, such as forests, preventing and fighting fires, and performing rescue and aid services. Wildland Firefighter Training is for: Fire Department personnel – must be…

A Note from GFC’s New Deputy Director

GFC Family and Friends, It is truly my pleasure to be serving you as Deputy Director as we promote forestry and protect Georgia’s natural resources, both through a stewardship ethic…