Categories: Financial Assistance

National Timber Tax Website

April 21, 2021 - The National Timber Tax Website was developed to be used by timberland owners, as well as a reference for accountants, attorneys, consulting foresters and other professionals who work with timberland owners regarding the tax treatment of timber related activities.

Rural Financial Assistance Programs

March 1, 2021 - Provides information about state-, federal- and privately-funded forestry cost-share/incentive programs available requiring VDOF technical assistance in establishing tree cover, wildlife habitat, and soil and water quality protection. Examples include: Reforestation of Timberlands Program (RT Program),  Conservation Reserve (CRP), Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP), Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Forestry Conservation Activity Plans (CAP#106), Golden Winged Warbler Initiative (GWWI), Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), James River Buffer Program (JRB), and Mountains to... Read More

Environmental Quality Incentives Cost-Share Program – Project Success Stories

November 3, 2020 - Forestry topic information sheet provides “success stories” portraying real-life experiences of Virginia forest landowners who have used Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) cost-share assistance to accomplish sustainable forest management activities. The EQIP program can improve a forest landowner’s “return on investment” by covering a percent of the costs associated with sustainably managing forest stands – planting trees, controlling invasive plant species and improving wildlife habitat. Printed copies available.