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


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News Releases


Media Advisory - Prescribed Fires

  • February 11, 2016
    Atkinson/Berrien/Coffee/Cook/Lanier/Lowndes/Tift Counties - Contact Blair Joiner - 229.237.9026
    Atkinson/Berrien/Coffee/Irwin Counties - Contact Stan Moore - 912.592.0541
    Bacon/Jeff Davis Counties - Contact Kevin Adams - 912.337.0737
    Bryan/Chatham Counties - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Appling/Bacon/Brantley/Pierce/Wayne Counties - Contact Logan Edgy - 912.462.4611
    McDuffie County - Contact Michael Juhan - 706.791.2397
  • February 10, 2016
    Atkinson/Berrien/Coffee/Cook/Lanier/Lowndes/Tift Counties - Contact Blair Joiner - 229.237.9026
  • February 8, 2016
    Atkinson/Coffee/Irwin Counties - Contact Rowan Evans - 912.393.4620
    Columbia/McDuffie/Richmond Counties - Contact Michael Juhan - 706.791.9928
    Oconee/Putnam
  • Counties - Contact Tim Colick - 706.485.7110
  • February 7, 2016
    Dawson/Fannin/Gilmer/Hall/Lumpkin/Union Counties - Contact Jason Demas - 706.633.6811
  • February 2, 2016
    Atkinson/Bacon/Coffee/Irwin/Telfair Counties - Contact Trey Spivey - 912.389.4045
    Bryan/Evans Counties - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
  • February 1, 2016
    Putnam County - Contact 706.467.6520
    Chatham County - Contact Ty Hayman - 912.653.4411
  • January 31, 2016
    Bryan/Chatham/Evans/Liberty/Long/Tattnall Counties - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.8065
  • January 25, 2016
    Bryan/Liberty Counties - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • January 19, 2015
    Bryan/Liberty Counties - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Bryan County - Contact Ty Hayman - 912.653.4411
    Chatham County - Contact Andy Meadows - 912.210.3413
    McIntosh/Camden/Glynn Counties - Contact Blaine Tyler - 912.506.8372
    Richmond/McDuffie Counties - Contact B.J. Cosby - 706.791.9928
  • January 6, 2016
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
  • January 5, 2016
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Richmond County - Contact B.J. Crosby - 706.791.9928
  • December 10, 2015
    Ware County - Contact IW Strickland - 912.281.0851
  • December 8, 2015
    Hancock County - Contact Paul Whitaker - 706.975.7347
  • December 4, 2015
    Ware County - Contact Brantley Boatwright - 912.496.7366
  • November 16, 2015
    Atkinson County - Contact How Rowe - 912.393.4059
  • October 22, 2015
    Brantley County - Contact Chris Carter - 912.462.5611
  • October 21, 2015
    Hall County - Contact Jamie Alfriend - 706.829.2863
  • October 19, 2015
    Coffee County - Contact Trey Spivey - 912.389.4045
  • October 15, 2015
    Brantley County - Contact Chris Carter - 912.462.5611
  • October 8, 2015
    Coffee County - Contact Trey Spivey - 912.389.4045
  • October 7, 2015
    Coffee County - Contact Trey Spivey - 912.389.4045
  • August 27, 2015
    Brantley County - Contact Donnie James - 912.286.5171
  • June 9, 2015
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
    Ware County - Contact Reggie Forecine - 912.496.7366
  • June 8, 2015
    Richmond County - Contact Allen Braswell - 706.791.9932
  • June 6, 2015
    McIntosh County - Contact Scott Hickox - 912.269.9391
  • June 5, 2015
    Liberty & Long County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • May 23, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
  • May 22, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
  • May 15, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
  • May 14, 2015
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • May 13, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • May 11, 2015
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • May 7, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Coffee County - Malcom Hodges - 678.977.8674
  • May 6, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
  • May 5, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
    Brantley County - Malcom Hodges - 678.977.8674
  • May 4, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • April 24, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • April 23, 2015
    Evans County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Stephens County - Contact Wess Bentley - 706.754.6221
  • April 22, 2015
    Jones County - Contact John Mason - 478.986.5441
  • April 12, 2015
    Jones County - Contact Tim Kolnik - 706.816.1372
    Madison County - Contact David Whitehead - 706.207.2291
  • April 10, 2015
    Evans County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
  • April 9, 2015
    Evans County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • April 7, 2015
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
    Long County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • April 6, 2015
    Liberty County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
  • April 3, 2015
    Dougherty County - Contact Rollie Etchells - 229.734.5611
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • April 2, 2015
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • March 31, 2015
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • March 29, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Greene County - Contact Jack Bone - 706.474.8223
    Liberty County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Lumpkin County - Contact Jason Demas - 706.633.6811
  • March 18, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Dawson County - Contact David Shattuck - 706.934.4460
    Heard County - Contact Mike Crumbley - 706.585.7041
    Putnam County - Contact Tim Kolnik - 706.485.7110
    Troup County - Contact Mike Crumbley - 706.585.7041
  • March 17, 2015
    Berrien County - Contact Blair Joiner - 229.237.9026
    Bryan County - Contact Robert Horan - 404.985.6579
    Dawson County - Contact Kris Butler - 706.867.2898
    Jones County - Contact John Mason - 478.986.5441
    Hall County - Contact Jason McCannon - 706.201.7184
    Putnam County - Contact Tim Kolnik - 706.816.1372
    Rabun County - Contact Mike Hastings - 706.754.6221
    Stephens County - Contact David Vinson - 706.754.6221
  • March 16, 2015
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • March 12, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • March 11, 2015
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
    Putnam County - Contact Tim Kolnik - 706.816.6520
  • March 10, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Jones County - Contact John Mason - 478.986.5491
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • March 9, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Jones County - Contact Mike Caldwell - 706.485.7110
    McIntosh County - Contact Robert Horan - 404.985.6579
  • March 5, 2015
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
  • March 4, 2015
    Wayne County - Contact Robert Horan - 404.985.6579
  • February 20, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
  • February 19, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
  • February 16, 2015
    Pierce County - Contact Donnie James - 912.286.5171
  • February 13, 2015
    Banks County - Contact Doug Andrews - 706.491.2729
    Berrien County - Contact Blair Joiner - 229.237.9026
    Bryan County - Contact Eric Esser - 912.264.7218
    Jones County - Contact Mike McKenstry - 478.986.7999
  • February 5, 2015
    McDuffie County - Contact Darryl Talley - 828.736.8753
    Oglethorpe County - Contact Tim Kolnik - 706.485.7110
  • February 3, 2015
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
    Pierce County - Contact Donald James - 912.286.5171
    Ware County - Contact Thomas Whitley - 912.338.5967
  • January 30, 2015
    Coffee County - Contact Jimmy Rae Vickers - 912.309.1842
    Jones County - Contact Nathan Herron - 478.986.5441
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
    McIntosh County - Contact Robert Horan - 404.985.6579
    Stephens County - Contact USFS - 706.754.6221
    Ware County - Contact Thomas Whitley - 912.338.5967
  • January 29, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson – 912.435.9879
    Coffee County - Contact Trey Spivey – 912.389.4045
    Habersham County - Contact Mike Hasting – 706.265.0724
    Putnam County - Contact Mike Caldwell – 706.473.2190
    Stephens County - Contact Mike Hasting – 706.265.0724
  • January 28, 2015
    Long County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
    Putnam County - Contact Shannan Harrison - 478.457.5312
  • January 27, 2015
    Jones County - Contact Nathan Herron - 478.986.5441
    Putnam County - Contact Mike Caldwell - 706.473.2190
  • January 22, 2015
    Bryan County - Contact Kevin Larson - 912.435.9879
    Coffee County - Contact James F. Smith - 912.393.4059
    Lumpkin County - Contact Kris Butler - 706.974.0813
    Ware County - Contact Gary Simmons - 912.282.2406
  • January 21, 2015
    Liberty County - Contact Curtis Bryant - 912.435.8063
    Oconee County - Contact Tim Kolnik - 706.485.7110
    Ware County - Contact Gary Simmons - 912.282.2406


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