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Forestry officials ban outdoor fires

...went into effect Nov. 7. There have been 20 woods fires in Aiken County since the ban began, said Tom Suit, an area forester for the South Carolina Forestry Commission. Mr. Abbott said Augusta and surrounding counties are experiencing their...
People buying firewood are feeling the heat from higher prices

...timber if it's straight, the first crotch is high up, and there are no visible injuries or disease." Consult your area forester if you have questions about selling trees for timber. Some species are more difficult to split than others: beech...
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...of the state is under the alert. Recent rain showers have reduced the danger of wildfires, said Don Robinson, an area forester. The red flag alert does not prohibit outdoor burning, but warns of increased wildfire dangers. SOUTH CAROLINAFalse...
Cay Stokes (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

...Warnell School of Forestry, he began a long career in the Forestry industry. In 1961, he moved to Swainsboro as an area forester for Rayonier, Inc. In 1966 he established Stokes Consulting Foresters and continued to operate the business until...