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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-24/woman-gets-shell-casing-face
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-03-08/pavey-ice-storm-changes-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-18/droughts-impact-persists-fall
Georgia plane crash kills 2

...were spotted in the boggy terrain, Jones said.Just before 8:30 p.m., a bulldozer arrived from the Georgia Forestry Commission to cut a path through the woods so crews could get the necessary equipment to the crash site and remove the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-05-28/georgia-plane-crash-kills-2
Asian beetle invasion killing sassafras trees

...counties in South Carolina and 15 counties in Georgia, all near the coast. The latest map I saw online from the Georgia Forestry Commission, from the fall of 2008, showed the spread as far north as Jenkins and Screven counties in Georgia and Allendale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2013-06-27/asian-beetle-invasio
Ban on outdoor burning lifted for Richmond, Columbia counties

...obtain a free permit online or by phone from the Georgia Forestry Commission."Georgians who want to burn outdoor debris...agricultural burns should contact their local Georgia Forestry Commission office.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-02/ban-outdoor-burning-lifted-ri
SC men killed in middle Georgia plane crash

...were spotted in the boggy terrain, Jones said.Just before 8:30 p.m., a bulldozer arrived from the Georgia Forestry Commission to cut a path through the woods so crews could get the necessary equipment to the crash site and remove the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-28/sc-men-killed-middle-georgia-plane-
Traditionally dry October even drier than usual

...average 3.22 inches.The prolonged dry spell has left many counties with fire danger advisories, and the Georgia Forestry Commission has suspended issuance of burn permits in many areas, including Richmond and Columbia counties.Thurmond Lake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-31/traditionally-dry-october-eve
Spirit Creek Educational Forest in Richmond County to close

...students each year, Spirit Creek Educational Forest is closing."These weren't easy decisions," said Georgia Forestry Commission spokeswoman Wendy Burnett. "Because of budget cuts we are losing 60 positions statewide."One of those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-10-14/educational-forest-close
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Fire permits still issued, but caution is necessary

...of wildfires, but the Georgia Forestry Commission will still issue burn permits...of wildfires, but the Georgia Forestry Commission will still issue burn permits...in dry conditions.The Georgia Forestry Commission issued 2,400 permits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-11-09/fire-permits-still-issued-cau
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