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
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
First regular Board of Forestry meeting for 2023.
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 DOF Utilization and Marketing Program Manager Sabina Dhungana and Executive Director of Technical Consultants Thomas Miles (Portland, Oregon). Register Here
Blue Ridge PRISM (Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management) is holding a Spring Meeting on Wednesday, April 19th. They will be focusing on the issue of Callery Pear and will be joined by Dr. David Coyle, an engaging speaker who will discuss the problematic history of Callery Pear, his research on the species, and some... Read More
Become a Project Learning Tree® certified educator; experience hands-on activities for use with grades K-8; investigate environmental topics in innovative ways; receive PLT’s Explore Your Environment Activity Guide, correlated to national and state academic standards. Bring a lunch and water bottle, and dress for indoor and outdoor fun! Register by April 17: https://tinyurl.com/y885pur2 Questions? Contact Lesley... Read More
Registration is open for the 2023 Virginia Interagency Wildland Fire Academy held at Longwood University in Farmville, VA. Courses offered this year include: Registration fees- $50.00 per student, regardless of class(es) taken. Fee includes all coursework and materials, on campus dorm-style lodging and on-campus meals. Visit the registration website https://cvent.me/rQXRMA Register by April 28, 2023... Read More
Regular Board of Forestry meeting. Meeting in South Boston, Virginia.
Join natural resource professionals, Tree Farmers, and fellow landowners for a tour of the 2023 Tree Farm of the Year - Middle Mountain Tree Farm. Learn about sustainable woodland management, chestnut research, pond creation and maintenance, nonnative invasive species control, and more. You do not need to be a Tree Farmer to join. All woodland... Read More
Registration is now open for the 2023 Waynesboro Tree Care Workshop. The workshop will consist of topics relating to mature tree care and preservation. The full agenda can be found on the Trees Virginia Website - https://treesvirginia.org/services/events/workshops/2023-waynesboro-tree-care-workshop. ISA CEUs have been requested for attendees. There is a parallel track specifically for arborists focusing on advanced climbing... Read More
Join natural resource professionals, Tree Farmers, and fellow landowners for a tour of land owned and managed by Huber Engineered Wood and a tour of the mill. Learn about sustainable woodland management, how using improved seedling genetics can increase growth and productivity of your forest, and find out what OSB stands for and how it's made.... Read More
Preparing for Generation NEXT is an award-winning, nationally-recognized educational workshop series for planning your forest’s future. Speakers include legal and financial experts experienced in estate planning, natural resource professionals, and landowners who share their stories about successful estate planning steps and strategies. All participants will receive a copy of the 56-page, full-color book, Legacy Planning: A... Read More