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Savannah River Fire Festival

Date: October 9, 2021

Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Time Zone: America/New_York

Location: Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center, 5960 S GA-17
Guyton, GA 31312 United States

Contact: Susan French

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You and your family are invited to join us for the first annual Savannah River Fire Festival! Enjoy a fun day outdoors celebrating how prescribed fire is good for Georgia’s forests and meet some of the organizations using it to support healthy wildlife habitat and reduce the risk of wildfires. It’s a free festival for the whole family with fire equipment, food trucks, face painting, and games!

 

In case of inclement weather, the rain date for this event is October 23rd.


Schedule:

10:15 am & 1 pm  – GUIDED NATURE HIKES

11 am – LIVE BURN DEMONSTRATION*

12:15 pm – MEET BURNER BOB®

10:30 am & 1:15 pm – EXPLORE A GOPHER TORTOISE BURROW

*Weather permitting


Grab a snack or meal at one (or both) food trucks* at the festival:

BowTie Barbecue Co.

G-Ma’s Express

*Card and cash payments accepted


Explore nature exhibits, fire equipment, and the many benefits of prescribed fire with our wonderful partners, including (but not limited to!) UGA Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center, Burner Bob®, Wildlife Resources Division – Georgia DNR, The Georgia Conservancy, NRCS, Effingham County Fire Rescue, Effingham County UGA Cooperative Extension, The Orianne Society, Georgia Project Learning Tree, Georgia-Alabama Land Trust, Georgia Wildlife Federation, Quail Forever in Georgia, and Georgia Forestry Commission.

 

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