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  • SPLASH Program Emphasizes Simple Water Safety Tips for Children and Adults July 3, 2017
    Summer is here and it’s the perfect time to remind Georgians of the importance of water safety. Last year, more than 200 Georgians drowned while swimming, boating, playing near water...
  • TIMPSON BEACH OPENS May 26, 2017
    Timpson Beach on Lake Burton opens today for the season.  The beach is open day light hours and is located off Charlie Mountain Road.  Bring your family and friends to...
  • Electrical Safety on the Shoreline May 16, 2017
    If you own a dock, boathouse or other shoreline structures, please take the time to inspect their electrical wiring and equipment. This is especially important for shoreline structures since water...
  • Prescribed Burning March 29, 2017
      Where there’s smoke… there’s fire! Have you ever wondered why foresters consider fire as one of their best “tools” for forest management?  Check out this short article by one...
  • Aesthetic and Whitewater Flows Cancelled Due to Repairs Needed on Tallulah Falls Dam March 27, 2017
    March 27, 2017   On February 3, 2017 Georgia Power conducted a spillway gate inspection of Tallulah Falls Dam. These inspections are conducted on a five year frequency in coordination...
  • Georgia Power celebrates National Wildlife Week March 20, 2017
    Georgia Power partnered with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to install nest boxes for Southeastern Kestrels. Monday, March 13, 2017 – Healthy wildlife populations provide opportunities for hunting, nature...
  • North Georgia 2017 Lake Cleanups Scheduled March 7, 2017
    In an effort to continue the tradition of clean lakes, good water quality and aesthetically pleasing views, Georgia Power has scheduled clean up dates for 2017. Lake Rabun – June...
  • TREE SEEDLINGS AVAILABLE AT THE NORTH GEORGIA LAND OFFICE March 6, 2017
    Our tree seedlings have arrived and are available for a limited time. We have a select number of trees this year which include Red Maple, Locust, Dogwood, American Beech and...
  • Drought Update November 28, 2016
    Persistent dry conditions have prompted the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) to declare a Level 1 Drought Response in 53 counties. A Level 1 Drought Response declaration includes a public...
  • Tallulah Gorge Whitewater Releases Scheduled for this Weekend November 10, 2016
    On Saturday, November 12, 500 cfs of water will be released for boaters to try their skills at Tallulah Gorge. On Sunday, November 13, flows will increase to 700 cfs...

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