Georgia Prescribed Fire Council

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 Campbell

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

 


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