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Huber Trees for Georgia Program Now Open!
Huber Engineered Woods LLC has donated $25K to fund the purchase of pine seedlings to be planted in Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Gwinnett, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lincoln, Lumpkin, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Stephens, Taliaferro, Walton, White and Wilkes counties. Funds will be used to purchase GFC seedlings, which will be given to qualified landowners. Deadline to apply is June 30! Click link above for more information, or click here to download the application.
 
Timber Impact Assessment for the West Mims Wildfire
GFC conducted a timber impact assessment on private and industrial lands affected by the West Mims wildfire to determine fire severity and predict survival of damaged stands.
 
Coastal Georgia's Green Infrastructure and Stormwater Management (video)
Discover the damaging effects of stormwater runoff and how you can help protect, preserve and restore Coastal Georgia's water qualit and natural resources.
 
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 Talbot County Storm Damage, April 27, 2017
Severe weather on April 27, 2017, caused widespread damage in Talbot County.
 
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
 
2015 Economic Impact of Forestry Report Released
The 2015 Economic Impact of Forestry report was released November, 2016 and may be downloaded HERE.
 
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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