#1 in Commercially Available Timberland
Sustaining 22 million acres of commercially available, private timberland
#1 in Annual Timber Harvest Volume
Topping every other state in the nation in terms of pure volume of timber harvested
#1 Exporter of Forest Products
Leading the nation in the export of 21 forest product commodities
#1 in Seedling Production
Growing more than 331 million seedlings for reforestation annually
Total direct and indirect employment in Georgia from the forest industry
48% Annual Growth vs. Removals
In addition to a consistent increase in forest land cover over last 50 years
Offset 22% of Fossil Fuel Emissions
Georgia forests sequester 22% of the state’s emissions from fossil fuels
Clean Water for 57% of the Population
5.9 million Georgians depend on water from forested watersheds
Virtual Reality (VR) / 360° Video Experiences
From loading a log truck to flying over a seed orchard in South Georgia, students are transported to various parts of the forestry supply chain. These experiences provide engaging and authentic connections that supplement lessons focused on working forests.
Georgia Forests I
3 – 6 Grade // Take your students on an interactive and immersive journey through the working forests of Georgia to learn about forest ecosystems, food webs, and life cycles, as well as forestry management processes, career opportunities, and much more.
Georgia Forests II
7 – 12 Grade // In this interactive and immersive journey, high school students will explore the forestry industry, operations and forest products, sustainability efforts, and recreation and wildlife supported by Georgia’s forests.