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Georgia Forestry Commission

Protecting and conserving forests, the Georgia Forestry Commission prevents and suppresses wildfires, provides rural fire department assistance, assists landowners and communities with forest management, and grows and sells quality tree seedlings for planting.


5645 Riggins Mill Rd.
Dry Branch, GA 31020

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How do I get permission to burn a pile of debris in my yard?

You'll need a burn permit, which is easily obtained online, or you may call 1-877-OK2-BURN (652-2876).

My tree looks unhealthy. Who can help me diagnose the problem?

You can "Ask the Arborist" where a number of resources are provided. You can also fill out a form and send in photos for analysis by our experts.

Where can I buy hardwood and pine seedlings at a reasonable price?

The Georgia Forestry Commission offers a wide variety of seedlings resources with species descriptions and planting instructions.