Media Information

The Communications Department serves as the Georgia Forestry Commission's contact for media inquiries. The department directs the agency's media relations including preparation of press conferences, press releases and advisories, annual reports, newsletters and other GFC publications. Requests for information through Georgia's Open Records Act should also be routed through the Communications Department. To learn more about GFC or forestry in Georgia, contact:

Wendy Burnett
Public Relations Director
Office (478) 751-3535
Cell (478) 365-6233
wburnett@gfc.state.ga.us


Meeting Notices for Board of Directors


News Releases


Media Advisory - Prescribed Fires
Note that this is not a comprehensive list of all prescribed burns in the state, only those submitted for media notification. To find out whether any additional burns are occurring in your area, contact your local county office. To view our archive, click here.

  • January 9, 2017
    Bryan and Liberty counties - Contact Kevin Larson- 912.435.9879
    McDuffie, Columbia and Richmond counties - Contact Steve Camp- 706.791.9928
    Jeff Davis, Telfair and Coffee counties - Contact Trey Spivey- 912.389.4045


GFC Information