Georgia Division History At a Glance
Evolution of Southeastern Section in 1928 as a unit o the national SAF with Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and coastal South Carolina as the member states to Georgia, Alabama and Florida in 1949.
Georgia Chapter is established in 1949 with sub-chapters as the local units.
Chronological history of officers and meeting agendas from 1949-1999.
Statistics of forestry 1949-1999
number of acres of forestland, agricultural land, and urban/suburban land.
number of forest industries in Georgia.
volume of timber from nearest year forest survey for Georgia.
registered foresters in Georgia.
Georgia Forestry Commission role in forestry and Georgia History Division 1949-1999.
Georgia Forestry Association role in forestry and Georgia History Division 1949-1999.
Position statements of Southeastern and Georgia Division from 1949-1999.
Early issues with Forestry in Georgia as evidenced by correspondence of chapter leaders, fires in Okeefenokee Swamp, 1954, 1955, Soil Bank reforestation. 1949-1960.
Establishment of Georgia Board of Registration for Foresters, 1951.
Florida leaves Southeastern to become a State Society in 1966.
Georgia Division is established in 1972 with
as basic local unit.
Georgia Division supports Project Learning Tree beginning in 1980s.
Forestry Youth Camp
is reestablished by Georgia Division in 1989.
Red Cockaded Woodpecker suit and judgement at Fort Benning.
Pine Mountain Chapter
donates $1000 to defense fun of three foresters in the suit in 1990.
Florida rejoins Southeastern in 1996.
1990s issues concerning ethics results in rewrite of SAF Canons. Georgia Division holds meetings to gather input.
Georgia Division supports publishing of a CD on Georgia Forestry as an education tool in 1999.