Woman gets shell casing in face at Ga. gun range

...off Georgia 177, gave Rhiannon Borkowski immediate treatment and then transported her by ambulance to the Georgia Forestry Commission complex off U.S. Highway 1 South where a medical evacuation helicopter crew picked her up and flew her to...

Pavey: Ice storm changes landscape at Yuchi Wildlife Management Area

...according to Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division.Both the Division's foresters and others with the Georgia Forestry Commission came to the same conclusions after inspecting the entire, 7,800-acre site. The worst damage was to young...

Warnie Griggs

...University before settling down to raise three sons. Warnie later returned to work, and retired from the Georgia Forestry Commission after 20 years of service. The family wishes to thank the staffs of Elmcroft of Martinez, Augusta Gardens...

Drought's impact persists into fall and winter

...almost no rain," Mullis said. "There is no doubt it adds to the stress of these trees."Mark Raines, the Georgia Forestry Commission's regional forest health specialist, said pines aren't the only species stressed by a drought that might...

Undergrowth to be burned at Mistletoe park

Officials from the Georgia Forestry Commission and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will be holding a prescribed burn of 300 acres at Mistletoe State Park this morning...

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Pupils enjoy nature in Thomson outing

...and it brings beauty to all we do," he said, gesturing to the towering trees behind the lunch pavilion.Georgia Forestry Commission ranger John Crawford told the youngsters that trees provide more than wood and paper. Tree products also go...

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Ga. wildfire blamed on arsonist

...121 south of Hoboken, fully contained by Wednesday evening, said Frank Sorrells, district manager for the Georgia Forestry Commission regional office in Waycross."There's been no sign of a fire build up ... I feel optimistic that we will...

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Brush fire burns in Ga.'s McIntosh County

...Firefighters from Glynn and Long counties and the Georgia Forestry Commission helped fight the fire that began Sunday.Wendy Burnett, a spokeswoman for the Georgia Forestry Commission, said Monday that the fire was about 95 percent...

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Deal declares emergency for Ga. wildfires

...and local governments are taking proactive steps to contain and extinguish the fires," said Deal. "The Georgia Forestry Commission and GEMA are working together and establishing command centers in the affected counties. We're hopeful for...

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Thousands of acres burning in rural fires in 4 counties

...declared a state of emergency Friday in those three counties plus Coffee County, where 800 acres burned.The Georgia Forestry Commission has predicted Georgia could see its most active wildfire season in nearly a decade. Drought conditions and...