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Camp Woods & Wildlife Returns

January 20, 2022 - Applications are open for Camp Woods & Wildlife, formerly known as Holiday Lake Forestry Camp. The 74th annual camp will be held June 20-24 at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center near Appomattox. This action-packed camp is hosted by the Virginia Department of Forestry, with support and cooperation from other conservation agencies, organizations, businesses and individuals.

State of the Forest – 2021

January 12, 2022 - Annual report provides an assessment of the challenges and opportunities faced in forestry, highlights, and report of key activities over the past year.

Acorn Identification

August 31, 2021 - Information sheet provides descriptions of various species of acorns with links to detailed species information.

Photo/Video Consent and Release – PDF Fillable

June 15, 2021 - Form to be used for a photographer/videographer to provide consent to VDOF to use his/her photo/video in educational and promotional materials. Form is also used for a photo or video subject (person appearing in the photo/video) to provide consent to VDOF to use his/her photo/video image in educational and promotional materials. For a child pictured in a photo/video, the parent/guardian must provide consent to VDOF.

Photo/Video Consent and Release – PDF Printable

June 15, 2021 - Form to be used for a photographer/videographer to provide consent to VDOF to use his/her photo/video in educational and promotional materials. Form is also used for a photo or video subject (person appearing in the photo/video) to provide consent to VDOF to use his/her photo/video image in educational and promotional materials. For a child pictured in a photo/video, the parent/guardian must provide consent to VDOF.

Forest Landowners Retreat to the Woods

May 27, 2021 - Southwest Virginia landowners can learn more about actively managing their forestland during the Beginning Forest Landowners’ Retreat, planned for August 27-28, 2021 at the Matthews State Forest in Galax.

Basic Tree Identification

May 24, 2021 - By Ellen Powell, Conservation Education Coordinator – Presentation reviews the basics of tree identification.