Recovery Act Projects

Administered by the Georgia Forestry Commission, State of Georgia

Grants Summary - the Georgia Forestry Commission jobs created for the calendar quarter December 31, 2011, is 10.

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (H.R. 1) legislation was signed by President Obama on February 17, 2009. It includes measures to modernize our nation's infrastructure, enhance energy independence, expand educational opportunities, preserve and improve affordable health care, provide tax relief, and protect those in greatest need. provides information on how the Act is working, tools to help you hold the government accountable, and up-to-date data on the expenditure of funds.

Funds for State and private forestry activities are being distributed by the U.S. Forest Service to state forestry organizations across the nation.

The Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) has procured $9.7 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grants that are designed to help stimulate Georgia's economy and benefit landowners and the environment. GFC will be receiving funds for the following projects. E-mail administrative questions to or call 1-800-GA-TREES.

Recovery Act Projects Administered by the Georgia Forestry Commission

Project Title Amount Qualification and Application information Project Contact
Tree Planting for Ecosystem Restoration and Green Jobs: Georgia's Growing Green $ 897,000 Project Completed
Enhanced Fuels Management and Community Wildfire Protection Plans $ 3,589,000 Project Completed  
GA Stewardship Revisit Prescribed Burn $ 2,243,000 Project Completed
Cogongrass and Invasive Species Eradication $ 1,795,000 Project Completed
Regional Longleaf Pine Restoration Initiative and Fuel Reduction $ 1,742,000 Project Completed  
Dixon Memorial State Forest Wildland Recovery and Habitat Restoration $ 377,000 Project Completed  

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