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UPDATE: 2016 Ips Engraver Beetle Outbreak
Ips engraver beetles continue to heavily infest drought-stressed trees in northern and central Georgia.
Timber Impact Assessment for Southwest GA Storm Damage, January 2, 2017
Severe weather on January 2, 2017, caused widespread damage in Calhoun, Dougherty, Worth, Turner, Early, Baker and Mitchell counties.
Emerald Ash Borer Regional Quarantine Announced
With the discovery of EAB in several new counties, GFC and the GA Department of Agriculture have implemented a regional quarantine for ash wood products.
Timber Impact Assessment: Hurricane Matthew, October 8-9, 2016
Assessment of overall damage to forests in GA due to Hurricane Matthew
2014 Economic Impact of Forestry Report Released
The 2014 Economic Impact of Forestry report was released January 6, 2016 and may be downloaded HERE.
Winter 2016 Cogongrass in Georgia Update
Find out the latest information on cogongrass in Georgia.
Notice of Timber Harvesting Activity
The updated Notice of Timber Harvesting Activity Form is effective July 1, 2015 and may be downloaded HERE.
New Law Strengthens Timber Sale Regulations (click for details)
A new law strengthening timber sale regulations and increasing protection for forest landowners went into effect on July 1st. House Bill 790 brings change to many parts of the timber sale process and the authority of GFC law enforcement officers to enforce all laws relating to the protection, security, conservation or sale of timber transactions.

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