Media Information

The Communications Department serves as the Georgia Forestry Commission's contact for media inquiries. The department directs the agency's media relations including preparation of press conferences, press releases and advisories, annual reports, newsletters and other GFC publications. Requests for information through Georgia's Open Records Act should also be routed through the Communications Department. To learn more about GFC or forestry in Georgia, contact:

Wendy Burnett
Public Relations Director
Office (478) 751-3535
Cell (478) 365-6233
wburnett@gfc.state.ga.us


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News Releases


Media Advisory - Prescribed Fires
Note that this is not a comprehensive list of all prescribed burns in the state, only those submitted for media notification. To find out whether any additional burns are occurring in your area, contact your local county office.

  • April 13, 2018
    Fannin, Gilmer and Murray counties - Contact Jeff Schardt - 706.280.5498
  • April 12, 2018
    Rabun County - Contact Kim Hatcher - 770.389.7284
    Habersham, Rabun and Towns counties - Contact Steve Bekkerus - 404.895.0898
  • April 11, 2018
    Atkinson, Coffee and Ware counties - Contact Trey Spivey - 912.381.6742
  • April 6, 2018
    Glynn, Long, McIntosh and Wayne counties - Contact Robert Horan - 404.985.6579
  • April 5, 2018
    Rabun County - Contact Nick Peters - 770.530.6205
    Glynn, Long and McIntosh counties - Contact Robert Horan - 404.985.6579
    Bryan and Liberty counties - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
  • April 2, 2018
    Greene, Jasper, Morgan and Putnam counties - Contact John Manson - 478.986.5441
    Towns and White counties - Contact Nick Peters - 706.754.6221
    Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties - Contact Garrett Anderson - 912.322.0738
    Bryan and Bulloch counties - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
  • March 23, 2018
    Baldwin, Hancock, Jones, Putnam and Washington counties - Contact Tim Kolnick - 706.816.1372
  • March 16, 2018
    Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Wayne and Ware counties - Contact Johnny Bell - 843.909.8031
    Liberty and McIntosh counties - Contact Robert Horan - 404.985.6579
    Jones, Morgan and Putnam counties - Contact Tim Kolnick - 706.485.7110
  • March 15, 2018
    Columbia, Lincoln, McDuffie and Wilkes counties - Contact Jerome Hay - 706.962.8459
    Baldwin, Greene, Hancock, Jasper, Jones and Putnam counties - Contact John Manson - 478.986.5441
    Greene and Oglethorpe counties - Contact Tim Kolnick - 706.485.7110
    Banks and Franklin counties - Contact Doug Andrews - 770.869.3641
  • March 14, 2018
    Decatur, Grady and Seminole counties - Contact Brent Howze - 706.819.3749
    Baldwin, Jones, Laurens, Putnam, Twiggs, Washington and Wilkinson counties - Contact John Mason - 478.986.5441
    Columbia and McDuffie counties - Contact Michael Juhan - 706.791.9932
    Harris, Marion, Schley, Talbot and Taylor counties - Contact Mathew Synder - 912.704.5732
    Crawford, Harris, Taylor and Upson counties - Contact Jeff Kenerly - 706.646.6011
    Mitchell County - Contact Rusty Davis - 229.254.4777
    Mitchell County - Contact Doyle Singleton - 229.221.7877
  • March 9, 2018
    Baldwin, Putnam and Washington counties - Contact John Mason - 478.986.5441
    Fannin, Habersham, Lumpkin and Union counties - Contact Jason Demas - 706.745.6928
    Bryan and Chatham counties - Contact Tommy Petain -912.435.8063
    Chattooga, Gilmer, Gordon, Murray, Pickins, Walker and Whitfield counties - Contact Jeff Gardner - 706.934.4332
  • March 8, 2018
    Bartow, Chattooga, Floyd, Gordon and Walker counties - Contact Mike Davis - 706.695.6736
    Bartow, Chattooga, Cherokee, Floyd, Gordon and Walker counties - Contact Jeff Gardner - 706.934.4332
  • March 7, 2018
    Bartow, Chattooga, Cobb, Floyd, Paulding, Polk and Walker counties - Contact Jeff Gardner - 706.934.4332
  • March 5, 2018
    Fannin, Habersham, Lumpkin and Union counties - Contact USFS - 706.745.6928
    Habersham County - Contact Nick Peters - 770.530.6205
    Bibb, Butts, Crawford, Jones, Monroe and Twiggs counties - Contact Mike McKenstry - 478.986.7999
    Atkinson, Berrien, Clinch and Lanier counties - Contact Levy Rentz - 229.560.8113
  • March 4, 2018
    Greene, Jasper, Morgan, Newton and Putnam counties - Contact Tim Kolnik - 706.816.1372
  • March 2, 2018
    Bryan and Liberty counties - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Glynn and McIntosh counties - Contact Blaine Tyler - 912.506.8372
    Glynn, Long, McIntosh and Wayne counties - Contact Johnny Bell - 843.909.8031
  • February 23, 2018
    Glynn, Long, McIntosh and Wayne counties - Contact Robert Horan - 404.985.6579
  • February 22, 2018
    Bryan, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties - Contact Johnny Bell - 912.843.8031
  • February 21, 2018
    Berrien, Cook and Tift counties - Contact Blair Joiner - 229.686.3766
  • February 16, 2018
    Bryan, Chatham and Liberty counties - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Bryan and Liberty counties - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
  • February 7, 2018
    Bryan, Chatham, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties - Contact Blain Tyler - 912.506.8372
  • February 6, 2018
    Bryan, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Wayne counties - Contact Blaine Tyler - 912.506.8372
    Jefferson and McDuffie counties - Contact Steve Camp - 706.791.9932
  • February 3, 2018
    Jasper, Jones and Monroe counties - Contact Tom Kolnik - 706.816.1372
  • February 2, 2018
    Bleckley, Jones, Laurens, Twiggs and Wilkinson counties - Contact John Mason - 478.986.5441
    Bryan and Liberty - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
  • January 31, 2018
    Jefferson and McDuffie counties - Contact Steve Camp - 706.791.9932
  • January 26, 2018
    Long, McIntosh and Wayne counties - Contact Grant Deal - 912.602.3893
    Baldwin, Bibb and Jones counties - Contact Troy Clymer - 478.456.9791
  • January 25, 2018
    Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Wayne counties - Contact Grant Deal - 912.602.3893
    Atkinson, Coffee, Irwin, Telfair and Ware counties - Contact John Moffett - 912.381.1111
  • January 24, 2018
    Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Wayne counties - Contact Grant Deal - 912.602.3893
    Baldwin and Wilkinson counties - Contact John Mason - 478.986.5441
    Columbia and McDuffie counties - Contact Steve Camp - 706.791.9932
  • January 16, 2018
    Columbia, Richmond and McDuffie counties - Contact Michael Juhan - 706.791.9932
  • January 2, 2018
    Bryan and Liberty counties - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Camden, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties - Contact Tyler Blaine - 912.506.8372


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