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Burn ban gets lifted after rain

Burn ban gets lifted after rain

COVINGTON, Ga. – The statewide outdoor burn ban has been lifted following the rain of the past few days, according to the Georgia Forestry Commission.

For more on this story visit the Rockdale Citizen online.

Learn the Basiscs of Fly Fishing before the season starts

Learn the Basiscs of Fly Fishing before the season starts

COVINGTON – Be sure to make reservations for this week’s Basic Fly Fishing Clinic; the clinic will be held on Saturday, March 12th, from 10AM until noon at Panola Mountain State Park.

Lessons begin at $15, without gear and are $12 with your own gear. To register for class, click here or visit www.gastateparks.org. Fly fishing season officially begins on April 1st and no one will be admitted without official registration.

Panola Mountain State is located at 2600 Highway 155 in Stockbridge.

Georgia Forestry Day at the State Capitol

Georgia Forestry Day at the State Capitol

ATLANTA, GA -- Mark your calendars now for Georgia Forestry Day, a gathering of state business, civic, and environmental leaders, at 10:30 a.m. on  Wednesday, February 9, 2011 in the north lobby of the State Capitol when an unprecedented coalition of business, government and advocacy organizations will unveil Georgia’s first study of forest-related ecosystem services, conducted under the direction of Dr.