Selecting the ideal tree is an enjoyable part of the holiday season. Choosing the “perfect” tree will be easier if you know what species you are looking for, the different features that indicate a good tree, and how to maintain freshness. Learn how to select and care for your tree.
The Winter holiday season is a festive time of year throughout Virginia. Family gatherings and decorations are hallmarks of the season, and safety should be part of our planning when preparing for these festive days. Read some of our suggestions to help you be safe during the holidays.
Did you know - forests are threatened by destructive insects and diseases? Did you know that taking firewood from one area to another can "infect" forests with these insects and diseases? You can learn how this happens > >
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Grants and Financial Incentives Programs provide money to conserve land and resources, reduce wildfire risk, and more.
Training, Workshops and Conferences See what's offered from the Virginia Department of Forestry.
Native Trees of Virginia I'm interested in getting a copy of this tree identification book.
2013 State of the Forest - now available!
We invite you to spend some time reading about all that has happened over the past 12 months. Forestry is still a $17 Billion economic engine in the Commonwealth and forest industry employs more than 103,000 Virginians. I want to view the annual report >>>. The PDF file is 9MB.