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OTC Forestry Students Plant Trees

Okefenokee Technical College forest technology students recently participated in a wildfire regeneration project in conjunction with Georgia Forestry Commission Staff Forester Joe Wall.  As part of the project, OTC forestry students re-planted approximately three acres of burned over land consumed in the raging fires from the summer of 2007.  According to OTC Forest Technology Instructor Tommy Peagler, the students battled knee-deep water from recent rains, but were glad to assist in the wildfire regeneration project at Dixon Memorial State Park near Waycross.Forestry Students

Pictured: (front) Austin Thrift, Tommy Peagler (OTC Forestry Instructor), and Jasper Raulerson, (middle) Aaron Wall, James Hampton, Sarah Strickland, Jessica Bowen, Stephen Smith, Joey Clemmer, Adam Lloyd, and Matthew Stoddard, (back) Richard Anderson, Jim Hickox, Derek Harper, Kaleb Rittenhouse, Jason Ammons, and Cody Johnson

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