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2022 Georgia Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting

Statewide Meeting
Tifton Campus Conference Center
Thursday, September 29

The Georgia Prescribed Fire Council invites you to attend our 2022 Statewide Annual Meeting on Thursday, September 29th. This year's event will be in-person at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, GA. We are excited to reconnect with everyone! 

Continuing Forestry Education credits (3.5 Category 1 hours and 0.5 Category 2 hours) and Master Timber Harvester credits (4.0 Category B hours) will be available.

Register by September 14 and save!

  • $35 Early Rate
  • $50 Regular Rate after Sept. 14
  • $10 Student Rate

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Agenda for 2022 Statewide Annual Meeting

  • 08:00 - Registration with Breakfast Refreshments
  • 09:00 - Opening Remarks, Mike Davis
  • 09:15 - The State of Fire in Georgia, Tim Lowrimore
  • 09:40 - Managing Deer Habitat with Prescribed Fire, Dr. Marcus Lashley
  • 10:30 - Break
  • 11:00 - Reintroduction of Prescribed Fire to Fire Suppressed Southern Pines, John McGuire
  • 11:30 - Where Can I Find Help? Prescribed Fire Initiatives for the Private Landowner, Panel: R.T. Lumpkin, Susan French, Michael Sampson, and Jessica McGuire
  • 12:00 - Lunch Break
  • 01:00 - Back to the Basics, A Brief Refresher in Prescribed Fire Safety, Matt Snider
  • 01:30 - Prescribed Fire Impacts on Air Quality in 2022, Dr. James Boylan
  • 01:50 - Break
  • 02:20 - Private Landowner Perspectives: Successful Prescribed Burning with Limited Resources, Panel: Heather Brasell, Lynda Beam, and Herbert Hodges
  • 03:05 - 2024 Chair Election, Mark Melvin
  • 03:20 - Closing Remarks, Mike Davis
  • 03:30 - Adjourn

Recordings from the 2021 State-Wide GPFC Meeting

Recordings from the 2021 GPFC Meeting for North Georgia

Recordings from the 2020 GPFC Meeting for North Georgia

Recordings from the 2020 State-Wide GPFC Meeting