Feb 2018: New Fuel Breaks

While it may take a little more time to create a fuel break with a mulcher, it has a minimal impact on any intact groundcover that may be suppressed. There was actually wiregrass clinging to life beneath the gallberry overstory. On the opposite end of the spectrum, creating a line with a tractor/plow destroys existing […]

January 2018: Fire Training at Altama Plantation

 This clip goes through a portion of our fire training at Altama Plantation, outside of Darien, Georgia. Volunteers are crucial to our fire program and are trained to assist both us and our partners in implementing prescribed fire.

Lighting a Match: Year Round Burning

It is important to remember that fire doesn’t have to occur during the “traditional” months of the year to accomplish objectives. Year around burning should always be considered as long as it accomplishes the objectives and lines up with the overall mission. This particular burn we were helping GADNR reduce fuel loading on a sight […]

Erratic Fire Behavior with Jacob Barrett

From the blog series Lighting a Match, in this November edition, Jacob Barrett shows us erratic fire behavior – a “spinup” that is similar to a waterspout forming over the ocean. To learn more, head on over to our land management page.

Donor Sites with Brannon Knight

From the blog series Lighting a Match, in this October edition, Brannon Knight takes you to one of our groundcover donor sites. To learn more, head on over to our land management page.