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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-
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-
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
Forestry officials bring battle against cogongrass to Augusta

...invasive weed known as cogongrass sits atop the Georgia Forestry Commission's "most wanted" list."It grows almost...grass in the Augusta area should contact the Georgia Forestry Commission at (706) 437-6896.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-05-07/forestry-officials-bring-bat
Drought takes heavy but often gradual toll on Georgia

...multiple-year drought that leads to the worst problems," said forest health specialist Mark Raines, of the Georgia Forestry Commission.Drought stresses trees, which become more vulnerable to pests such as the southern pine beetle, which has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-06-16/drought-takes-heavy-often-gra
Outdoor burning can resume Oct. 1 in many Georgia counties

...Frank Sorrells, the chief of protection for the Georgia Forestry Commission, which administers the permit program to ensure...favorable.The permits can be obtained online at Georgia Forestry Commission's Web address, GaTrees.org, or can be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-24/outdoor-burning-can-resume-oc
Online updates begin soon for fall color in Georgia Mountains

...district manager of the Georgia Forestry Commission'sCoosa District. "If...offer the best viewing.Georgia Forestry Commission foliage reports, which...included in the updates.The Georgia Forestry Commission's Facebook page will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-28/online-updates-begin-soon-fal