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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 and Nut Identification Guide

August 31, 2021 - Forestry topic information sheet helps in identifying the most common acorns and nuts in Virginia to assist in the collection for our nursery.

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.