Forest Carbon Symposium

Holiday Inn Staunton Conference Center 152 Fairway Lane, Staunton

Forest carbon markets are expanding rapidly in the Commonwealth. If you are a forester, landowner, county leader, or just interested in this topic, please consider attending the first ever Forest Carbon Symposium hosted by the Virginia Department of Forestry. In this symposium, you will learn about the importance of forest carbon markets, what this market... Read More

$30

VDOF Baseball Night in Richmond

The Diamond 3001 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd., Richmond

VDOF Forest Health staff will be tabling at the Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball game on June 10th to distribute information about the emerald ash borer and how landowners can protect their ash trees. Stop by to learn more about this forest pest and enjoy a night of baseball!

VDOF Baseball Afternoon in Norfolk

Harbor Park 150 Park Avenue, Norfolk

VDOF Forest Health staff will be tabling at the Norfolk Tides baseball game on June 16th to distribute information about the emerald ash borer and how landowners can protect their ash trees. Stop by to learn more about this forest pest and enjoy an afternoon of baseball!

Teaching Trees Training for Middle and High School Teachers

Louisa County, sites TBA

Teaching Trees is a fun and unique two-day workshop for middle and high school teachers. Topics include sustainable local forestry, tree identification, forest ecology, and forest products. You’ll get training in Project Learning Tree, a tour of local working forests, and field activities you can use with students. Up to 16 Professional Development Hours are... Read More

$50

Generation NEXT – Southside

Factory Street Brewing Company 210 Factory Street, South Boston, Virginia

This workshop provides free legal guidance and landowner stories about successful estate planning steps and strategies they have used. Speakers include legal and financial experts experienced in estate planning as well as natural resource professionals and landowners. You probably value your land for many reasons, including wildlife, privacy, recreation, timber, hunting, beauty, and family memories.... Read More

$40.00 – $80.00

Generation NEXT Virtual Workshop

Virtual

This workshop provides free legal guidance and landowner stories about successful estate planning steps and strategies they have used. Speakers include legal and financial experts experienced in estate planning as well as natural resource professionals and landowners. This event will be from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. September 7, 8, 14, and 15 via Zoom... Read More

$40.00

Project Learning Tree Workshop for Educators

Twin Lakes State Park 788 Twin Lakes Road, Green Bay, VA

Want to become a Project Learning Tree certified educator and receive 6 continuing education credits? Engage in a hands-on workshop to investigate environmental topics with fun indoor and outdoor activities. Receive PLT’s updated K-8 Explore Your Environment Activity Guide, correlated to national and state academic standards. Want to learn more about PLT? Visit https://www.plt.org/ Local... Read More

$10.00

Board of Forestry Meeting

Virginia State Fair Grounds - Meadow Hall Ballroom 13191 Dawn Blvd, Doswell, VA

Regular Board of Forestry meeting. Meeting at the Virginia State Fair in the Meadow Hall Ballroom.

Generation NEXT – New Kent Conference Center

VDOF New Kent Conference Center at Providence Forge 11301 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA

Preparing for Generation NEXT is an award-winning nationally recognized educational workshop that will get you started on the right path. This workshop provides free legal guidance and landowner stories about successful estate planning steps and strategies they have used. Speakers include legal and financial experts experienced in estate planning as well as natural resource professionals and... Read More

$40.00

Volunteer Training: Survey for Spotted Lanternfly Egg Mass

Virtual

Join us in kicking off National Invasive Species Awareness Week 2023! The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that was discovered in Virginia in 2018, and has the potential to cause significant economic and ecological impacts. Help us monitor its spread by looking for egg masses in high-risk areas. This training will cover the biology... Read More

Board of Forestry Meeting

VDOF Charlottesville Headquarters Training Room 900 Natural Resources Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia

First regular Board of Forestry meeting for 2023.

VDOF Biochar 101 Webinar

Virtual

The first in a series of biochar informational sessions focused on promoting the use of woody biomass from forest management and fuel reduction activities in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic region. Speakers include VDOF Utilization and Marketing Program Manager Sabina Dhungana and Executive Director of Technical Consultants Thomas Miles (Portland, Oregon). Register Here