2021 GPFC Annual Meeting
State-wide Annual Meeting
Thursday, September 30
The Georgia Prescribed Fire Council invites you to attend our 2021 Statewide Annual Meeting on Thursday, September 30th. This year's event will be virtual and there is no cost to participate. All are welcome — this meeting has something to offer no matter where you are! Stay tuned for further updates.
Recordings from the 2021 GPFC Meeting for North Georgia
View the entire meeting or check out each presentation individually below.
Welcome from Governor Brian Kemp
The State of Fire in Georgia, Tim Lowrimore
Prescribed Fire's Role in the Oak Regeneration Process, Dr. Callie Schweitzer
Using Drones with Infrared Capabilities to Monitor Fire Behavior, Cole Fagan and Amy McClave
The Role of Prescribed Fire in Shortleaf Pine, Mike Black
Forest and Fire Management for Northern Bobwhites Above the Fall Line, Dr. James Martin
Before fire exclusion...fire history in North Georgia and the Cumberland Plateau, Mike Stambaugh
The Paradoxical Effects of the 2016 Wildfires on Tree Mortality, Dr. Joseph O'Brien
A Case Study of Smoke in Chattanooga, Dr. Scott Goodrick
Smoke Management Guide for SE Landowners, Jennifer Fawcett and Holly
Community Protection Program-Beyond Boundaries, Shardul Raval
Recordings from the 2020 State-wide GPFC Meeting
Presentations from the 2020 Annual Georgia Prescribed Fire Council Meeting are now archived on the Southern Fire Exchange YouTube Channel.
Watch the entire series or check out each presentation individually below.
Welcome to the 2020 Georgia Prescribed Fire Council Meeting
Welcome from Georgia Governor Brian Kemp
The State of Fire in Georgia
Next Generation Fire Models and Monitoring Protocols
Prescribed Fire Planning
Recent Air Quality Episodes in Georgia
Landscape Prescribed Fire Partnerships: Opportunities for Landowners
Prescribed Burning in the South
What Research Tells Us About Fire and Reptiles
Secretary Sonny Perdue Keynote
Annual Election and Meeting Closing
Recordings from the 2020 GPFC Meeting for North Georgia
Presentations from the 2020 North Georgia Prescribed Fire Council Virtual Meeting are now archived on the Southern Fire Exchange YouTube Channel. Topics ranged from legal liability of prescribed burning to smoke models. Watch the entire series or check out each presentation individually below.
Part 1: The State of Fire in Georgia
Part 2: Changes in the Vegetative Structure in the First Decade of Mountain Longleaf Restoration
Part 3: Basics of a Burn Plan
Part 4: Online Tools for Managing Smoke
Part 5: Prescribed Fire — A Look at Landowner's Legal Liability in Georgia
Part 6: The Role of Prescribed Fire for Deer Management
Part 7: Burning in Stands Other than Longleaf: Opportunities Overlooked