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$160 Million Available to Help Communities Prepare for Wildfires
$160 Million Available to Help Communities Prepare for Wildfires

Applications are now open for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Community Wildfire Defense Grant (CWDG), a federal grant created by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The grant is intended to help at-risk, local communities and tribes prepare and mitigate against the risk created by wildfire. 

09/26/2022Viewfinancial-assistance-fire-and-emergency-response fire-and-emergency-responsecommunity-assistance community-wildfire-defense-grant cost-share-programs wildfire-preventionnews-releases
2020 Camp Woods and Wildlife Nominations Open
2020 Camp Woods and Wildlife Nominations Open

DOF invites teens to learn in the great outdoors this summer! Nominations are now open for 2020 Camp Woods and Wildlife held in June at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center near Appomattox, Virginia.

03/10/2020Vieweducation public-informationcampnews-releases
4PM Burning Law in Effect and Burning Law in Brief Sign
4PM Burning Law in Effect and Burning Law in Brief Sign

Sign/flier notifies that the 4PM Burning Law is in effect and provides a brief description of the burning law (8.5 in. x 14 in.).

03/16/2011Viewfire-and-emergency-response4pm-burning-law fire-lawsdocument
4PM Burning Law in Effect and Burning Law in Brief Sign - Spanish
4PM Burning Law in Effect and Burning Law in Brief Sign – Spanish

Sign/flier notifies that the 4PM Burning Law is in effect and provides a brief description of the burning law (8.5 in. x 14 in.). Spanish

02/20/2007Viewfire-and-emergency-response4pm-burning-law fire-laws spanishdocument
4PM Burning Law in Effect Sign - Spanish
4PM Burning Law in Effect Sign – Spanish

Sign/flier notifies that the 4PM Burning Law is in effect (8.5 in. x 11 in.). Spanish

03/08/2017Viewfire-and-emergency-response4pm-burning-law fire-laws spanishdocument
A Forested Tract-Size Profile of Virginia's NIPF Landowners
A Forested Tract-Size Profile of Virginia’s NIPF LandownersSRS-001

Report provides a profile of non-industrial private forest landowners, the decrease in tract size, increase in number of landowners and impacts of fragmentation on forest management.

02/01/1996Viewforest-inventory-analysis resource-informationforest-inventory forest-statisticspublication
A Guide for Prescribed Fire in Southern Forests
A Guide for Prescribed Fire in Southern ForestsViewfire-and-emergency-responseprescribed-burningpublication
A Guide to Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Quality
A Guide to Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Quality10/01/2005Viewfire-and-emergency-responseprescribed-burningpublication
A Management Guide for Invasive Plants in Southern Forests
A Management Guide for Invasive Plants in Southern ForestsSRS-131

Invasions of nonnative plants into forests of the Southern United States continue to spread and include new species, increasingly eroding forest productivity, hindering forest use and management activities, and degrading diversity and wildlife habitat. This book provides the latest information on how to organize and enact prevention programs, build strategies, implement integrated procedures for management, and proceed towards site rehabilitation and restoration. Effective control prescriptions are provided for 56 nonnative plants and groups currently invading the forests of the 13 Southern States. A companion book, “A Field Guide for the Identification of Invasive Plants in Southern Forests,” (Miller and others 2010) includes information and images for accurate identification of these invasive plants.

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A Review of the “Pull-Up” and “Leave-Down” Methods of Planting Loblolly Pine
A Review of the “Pull-Up” and “Leave-Down” Methods of Planting Loblolly PineVol. 51, Issue 1

Article provides a review of the research and science behind two approaches to planting loblolly pine seedlings – essentially a comparison of planting depth vs. root straightening priorities. Shallow planting regardless of taproot form can kill seedlings. A seedling that has a bent taproot but is planted deeply will have a higher probability of survival than a shallow planted seedling with a straight taproot. David B. South, Professor, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, Auburn University, AL.

01/01/2005Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studiespublication
A Training Manual for Virginia Tree Stewards 4th Edition - Volunteers for the Community Forest
A Training Manual for Virginia Tree Stewards 4th Edition – Volunteers for the Community Forest

This training manual includes 10 units, including Tree Anatomy, Tree Physiology, Environmental Factors Affecting Trees, Tree Identification, Tree Selection, Tree Planting and Care, Tree Pruning, Tree Problems and Diagnosis, Invasive Species in Virginia, and Trees and People in the Community.

01/01/2020Viewurban-and-community-forestrycommunity-forestry community-resources tree-carepublication
A Tree for Me
A Tree for Me

Get to know details about a single tree.

11/01/2021Vieweducation lesson-plans public-informationeducator-resources tree-trunksdocument
A Year in Forest Health - Calendar
A Year in Forest Health – Calendar

One-page calendar identifies what forest health issues or occurrences are happening each month throughout the year. Learn what to look for each month.

12/31/2022Vieweducation forest-health public-informationdiseases forest-health-impacts insect-and-disease-id insectsdocument
Acorn and Nut Identification Guide
Acorn and Nut Identification GuideFT0060

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

09/07/2023Vieweducation nurseries public-informationacorns-nuts forestry-topics tree-idpublication
Acorn Collection Season is Here
Acorn Collection Season is Here

As the temperatures finally start to drop and we begin our transition into fall, foresters and staff at the Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) will soon be busy gathering and sorting this year’s acorn crop in preparation for growing the next generation of trees.

09/08/2022Viewnurseriesacorns-nutsnews-releases
Ailanthus Control Methods - Removing Tree-of-Heaven
Ailanthus Control Methods – Removing Tree-of-HeavenFT0055

Forestry topic information sheet provides information about the invasive species Ailanthus and possible methods for removing or controlling Ailanthus, including manual as well as chemical methods such as foliar spray, stem injection or basal spray.

09/08/2021Viewforest-healthforestry-topics invasive-species invasive-species-control tree-of-heavenpublication
Alternate Management Plan
Alternate Management Plan7.0610/15/2018Viewforest-managementforest-planningform
Alternate Management Plan Supplement For… (Transfer)
Alternate Management Plan Supplement For… (Transfer)7.0710/15/2018Viewforest-managementforest-planningform
America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative 2020 Range-Wide Accomplishment
America’s Longleaf Restoration Initiative 2020 Range-Wide Accomplishment

DOF is part of the Longleaf Cooperators of Virginia working together to conserve and restore longleaf pine in its native range of southeast United States. Report summarizes the 2020 range-wide accomplishments of America’s Longleaf Restoration Initiative.

07/01/2021Viewforest-management research-resource-information resource-informationdiminished-species longleaf-pine lpr-programpublication
An Assessment of Potential of Hybrid Poplar for Planting in the Virginia Piedmont
An Assessment of Potential of Hybrid Poplar for Planting in the Virginia Piedmont

Report provides four-year results from a study of 12 hybrid poplar clones planted in replicated yield trials at two locations in the Virginia Piedmont. Results through the first four growing seasons showed that the clone with the most rapid height growth was also most susceptible to frost damage and stem canker disease. Harold E. Burkhart, Amy M. Brunner, Brian J. Stanton, Richard A. Shuren, Ralph L. Amateis, Jerre L. Creighton.

03/08/2017Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationgenetics hardwood-silviculture research-studies tree-improvementpublication
Application for Exemption to the 4PM Burning Law
Application for Exemption to the 4PM Burning Law4.0701/17/2024Viewfire-and-emergency-response4pm-burning-law burn-manager-tools prescribed-burningform
Applications Now Open for the 76th Camp Woods and Wildlife
Applications Now Open for the 76th Camp Woods and Wildlife

Applications are now open for the 76th annual Camp Woods and Wildlife to be held June 17-21 at the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center near Appomattox. Hosted by the Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF), the camp offers an action-packed week in the woods for approximately 60 youth campers.

02/23/2024Vieweducation public-informationcamp-woods-and-wildlife educationnews-releases
Applications Now Open: Urban and Community Forestry Grant Assistance Program
Applications Now Open: Urban and Community Forestry Grant Assistance Program

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF), in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service (USFS), announces the availability of grant funding for the 2023 installment of the Urban and Community Forestry (U&CF) Grant Assistance Program. This program is designed to encourage community projects that promote the protection and enhancement of urban and community forest ecosystems across the Commonwealth. Virginia received a total allocation of $6,600,000, distributed over a four-year period, grants may be awarded to civic groups, communities, local governments, tribal organizations, non-profit organizations, neighborhood associations, public educational institutions, and state agencies. 

09/11/2023Viewfinancial-assistance-urban-and-community-forestry urban-and-community-forestrycommunity-assistance community-resources ucf-grant-programnews-releases
Applications Open for 75th Camp Woods and Wildlife
Applications Open for 75th Camp Woods and Wildlife

Applications are now open for the 75th annual Camp Woods and Wildlife to be held June 19-23 at the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center near Appomattox. This activity-packed camp is hosted by the Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) with support and cooperation from natural resource agencies, organizations and businesses. 

03/16/2023Vieweducation public-informationcampnews-releases
Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest - General Map
Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest – General Map

General map of Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/24/2023Viewstate-forestsappomattox-buckingham-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest - Hunting Map
Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest – Hunting Map

Hunting map of Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/28/2023Viewstate-forestsappomattox-buckingham-sf hunting state-forest-recreationmap
Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest Hunting Season Brief
Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest Hunting Season Brief

This information sheet provides a brief summary about hunting season in Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest, including various hunting seasons, dates and times. Visit Department of Wildlife Resources for full hunting regulations and seasons.

08/29/2023Viewstate-forestsappomattox-buckingham-sf hunting state-forest-recreationdocument
Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest Recreation and Trails Map
Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest Recreation and Trails MapP00171

Map introduces recreation and trails, including trail segments, descriptions and distances, located on the Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest in Appomattox and Buckingham counties.

06/01/2009Viewstate-forestsappomattox-buckingham-sf recreation state-forest-recreationpublication
Ash Treatment Cost-Share Program
Ash Treatment Cost-Share Program

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) is offering a cost-share program to support the treatment of ash trees. The emerald ash borer (EAB), one of the most destructive forest pests to ever invade North America, attacks ash trees and has already caused millions of dollars in damages as hundreds of millions of ash trees have perished. 

04/12/2022Viewfinancial-assistance-forest-health forest-healthemerald-ash-borer eabt-programnews-releases
Ash Tree Management - Dealing with the Emerald Ash Borer Invasion
Ash Tree Management – Dealing with the Emerald Ash Borer InvasionFT0035

Forestry topic information sheet provides information about managing your ash trees during a time when the emerald ash borer is invading, including options for your property and possible biological controls being used.

07/01/2018Viewfinancial-assistance-urban-and-community-forestry financial-assistance-forest-health forest-health urban-and-community-forestryemerald-ash-borer eabt-program forestry-topics landowner-resourcespublication
Bark Types
Bark Types

Pictorial sheet showing the types of bark with photo samples of each.

01/01/2021Vieweducation public-informationkids-resources tree-iddocument
Basic Tree Identification
Basic Tree Identification

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

04/08/2021Vieweducation forest-management public-information training human-resourcestree-idpresentation
Become a Wildland Firefighter
Become a Wildland FirefighterP00149

Brochure provides information to help get started in becoming a wildland firefighter in Virginia. Firefighters must meet certain training, fitness, and service requirements.

02/01/2011Viewfire-and-emergency-response human-resourcescareers fire-department-resources wildfire-suppressionpublication
Beech Leaf Disease
Beech Leaf DiseaseR9–PR–001–21

USDA Forest Service Pest Alert publication about beech leaf disease discusses identification and description, range, and management.

01/01/2021Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts tree-healthpublication
Best Management Practices: Brush Matting and Vegetation - Examples
Best Management Practices: Brush Matting and Vegetation – ExamplesFT0041

Forestry topic information sheet shows examples of correct best management practices – brush matting and vegetation.

08/01/2019Viewwater-qualitybest-management-practices forestry-topics logger-resources timber-harvestingpublication
Best Management Practices: Log Landings - Examples
Best Management Practices: Log Landings – ExamplesFT0043

Forestry topic information sheet shows examples of correct best management practices – log landings.

08/01/2019Viewwater-qualitybest-management-practices forestry-topics logger-resources timber-harvestingpublication
Best Management Practices: Roads and Trails - Examples
Best Management Practices: Roads and Trails – ExamplesFT0046

Forestry topic information sheet shows examples of correct best management practices – roads and trails.

08/01/2019Viewwater-qualitybest-management-practices forestry-topics logger-resources timber-harvestingpublication
Best Management Practices: Stream Crossings - Examples
Best Management Practices: Stream Crossings – ExamplesFT0042

Forestry topic information sheet shows examples of correct best management practices – stream crossings.

08/01/2019Viewwater-qualitybest-management-practices forestry-topics logger-resources timber-harvestingpublication
Best Management Practices: Streamside Management Zones - Examples
Best Management Practices: Streamside Management Zones – ExamplesFT0044

Forestry topic information sheet shows examples of correct best management practices – streamsize management zones.

08/01/2019Viewwater-qualitybest-management-practices forestry-topics logger-resources timber-harvestingpublication
Best Management Practices: Water Bars and Rolling Dips - Examples
Best Management Practices: Water Bars and Rolling Dips – ExamplesFT0045

Forestry topic information sheet shows examples of correct best management practices – water bars and rolling dips.

08/01/2019Viewwater-qualitybest-management-practices forestry-topics logger-resources timber-harvestingpublication
Best Practices for Establishing Eastern White Pine - Based Upon Years of Research
Best Practices for Establishing Eastern White Pine – Based Upon Years of ResearchFT0023

Forestry topic information sheet provides information about best practices to be used in establishing Eastern white pine to encourage the best possible survival.

08/01/2014Viewforest-managementforestry-topics landowner-resources planting-practices reforestation tree-planting white-pinepublication
Beyond the Bonfire: A Primer on Prescribed Fire for Virginia's Landowners
Beyond the Bonfire: A Primer on Prescribed Fire for Virginia’s Landowners

Booklet educates landowners about prescribed fire. What are the laws regarding prescribed burning? How is a burn conducted? What tools are necessary to safely conduct a burn?

01/01/2023Viewfire-and-emergency-responseprescribed-burningpublication
Big Woods State Forest - General Map
Big Woods State Forest – General Map

General map of Big Woods State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/24/2023Viewstate-forestsbig-woods-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Big Woods State Forest - Hunting Map
Big Woods State Forest – Hunting Map

Hunting map of Big Woods State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/24/2023Viewstate-forestsbig-woods-sf hunting state-forest-recreationmap
Big Woods State Forest Hunting Season Brief
Big Woods State Forest Hunting Season Brief

This information sheet provides a brief summary about hunting season in Big Woods State Forest, including various hunting seasons, dates and times. Visit Department of Wildlife Resources for full hunting regulations and seasons.

08/29/2023Viewstate-forestsbig-woods-sf hunting state-forest-recreationdocument
Biology and Management of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Eastern U.S.
Biology and Management of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Eastern U.S.SREF-FH-012

Hemlock wooly adelgid (HWA) is a small insect that causes huge problems. Learn more about this insect in this publication including information on how to identify it, its lifecycle, and distribution as well as the damage it causes and tactics for managing it. This Southern Region Extension Forestry publication provides additional information about the biology and management of HWA.

05/01/2019Viewforest-healthhemlock-woolly-adelgid insectspublication
Biology, Ecology, and Management of Laurel Wilt Disease and the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle
Biology, Ecology, and Management of Laurel Wilt Disease and the Redbay Ambrosia BeetleSREF-FH-006

Southern Regional Extension Forestry Forest Health publication discusses in depth the current distribution, plant hosts, beetle identification, symptoms, disease cycle, impacts, and management of laurel wilt.

11/01/2016Viewforest-healthlaurel-wiltpublication
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2012-12-12
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2012-12-12

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

12/12/2012Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2013-04-10
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2013-04-10

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

04/10/2013Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2013-08-23
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2013-08-23

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

08/23/2013Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2014-02-19
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2014-02-19

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

02/19/2014Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2014-04-02
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2014-04-02

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

04/02/2014Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2014-06-17
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2014-06-17

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

06/17/2014Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2014-09-11
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2014-09-11

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

09/11/2014Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2015-02-24
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2015-02-24

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

02/24/2015Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2015-04-14
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2015-04-14

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

04/14/2015Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2015-09-22
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2015-09-22

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

09/22/2015Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2016-03-22
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2016-03-22

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

03/22/2016Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2016-05-13
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2016-05-13

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

05/13/2016Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2016-08-26
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2016-08-26

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

08/26/2016Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2017-01-12
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2017-01-12

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

01/12/2017Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2017-02-21
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2017-02-21

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

02/21/2017Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2017-05-02
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2017-05-02

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

05/02/2017Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2017-05-24
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2017-05-24

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

05/24/2017Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2017-08-18
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2017-08-18

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

08/18/2017Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2018-01-04
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2018-01-04

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

01/04/2018Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2018-03-15
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2018-03-15

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

03/15/2018Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2018-08-24
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2018-08-24

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

08/24/2018Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2019-03-19
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2019-03-19

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

03/19/2019Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2019-05-13
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2019-05-13

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

05/13/2019Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2019-10-03
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2019-10-03

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

10/03/2019Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2020-01-09
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2020-01-09

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

01/09/2020Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2020-03-11
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2020-03-11

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

03/11/2020Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2020-10-06
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2020-10-06

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

10/01/2020Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2021-03-04
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2021-03-04

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

03/04/2021Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2021-06-15
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2021-06-15

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

06/15/2021Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2021-09-30
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2021-09-30

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

09/30/2021Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2021-11-10
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2021-11-10

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

11/10/2021Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2022-03-15
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2022-03-15

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

03/15/2022Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2022-05-20
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2022-05-20

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

05/20/2022Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2022-09-27
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2022-09-27

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

09/27/2022Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2023-03-14
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2023-03-14

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

03/14/2023Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2023-06-21
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2023-06-21

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

06/21/2023Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2023-10-31
Board of Forestry Meeting Minutes 2023-10-31

Meeting notes from the Board of Forestry meeting.

10/31/2023Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Board of Forestry Member Directory
Board of Forestry Member Directory

Directory of the Board of Forestry Members including their association and term of appointment.

02/28/2024Viewadministration meeting-notesboard-of-forestrydocument
Bourassa State Forest - General Map
Bourassa State Forest – General Map

General map of Bourassa State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/25/2023Viewstate-forestsbourassa-sfmap
Browne State Forest - General Map
Browne State Forest – General Map

General map of Browne State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/14/2023Viewstate-forestsbrowne-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Browne State Forest - Hunting Map
Browne State Forest – Hunting Map

Hunting map of Browne State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/14/2023Viewstate-forestsbrowne-sf hunting state-forest-recreationmap
Browne State Forest Hunting Season Brief
Browne State Forest Hunting Season Brief

This information sheet provides a brief summary about hunting season in Browne State Forest, including various hunting seasons, dates and times. Visit Department of Wildlife Resources for full hunting regulations and seasons.

08/29/2023Viewstate-forestsbrowne-sf hunting state-forest-recreationdocument
Brush Piles for Wildlife
Brush Piles for WildlifeP00201

Brochure educates landowners about an excellent alternative to burning brush on his or her property, including where to build a brush pile, building a brush pile, and maintenance. Printed copies available.

09/01/2015Viewfire-and-emergency-response forest-managementburning landowner-resources wildfire-prevention wildlife wildlife-habitatpublication
Callery Pear Control Best Management Practices - Controlling the Invasive Pyrus Calleryana
Callery Pear Control Best Management Practices – Controlling the Invasive Pyrus CalleryanaFT0067

Forestry topic information sheet provides best management practices for controlling the invasive Callery pear (Pyrus calleryana).

03/14/2024Viewforest-healthcallery-pear invasive-species invasive-species-controlpublication
Camp Wood & Wildlife 2019 Camper Slideshow
Camp Wood & Wildlife 2019 Camper Slideshow

PowerPoint presentation of the camper slideshow for 2019 Camp Woods & Wildlife. (Warning – large file)

06/01/2019Vieweducation public-informationcamp kids-resourcespresentation
Camp Wood & Wildlife 2022 Camper Slideshow
Camp Wood & Wildlife 2022 Camper Slideshow

PowerPoint presentation of the camper slideshow for 2022 Camp Woods and Wildlife. (Warning – large file)

06/28/2022Vieweducation public-informationcamp kids-resourcespresentation
Camp Wood & Wildlife 2023 Camper Slideshow
Camp Wood & Wildlife 2023 Camper Slideshow

PowerPoint presentation of the camper slideshow for 2023 Camp Woods and Wildlife. (Warning – large file)

06/23/2023Vieweducation public-informationcamp kids-resourcespresentation
Camp Woods & Wildlife Application and Nomination Form
Camp Woods & Wildlife Application and Nomination Form13.05

Form is used to apply and nominate students for Camp Woods & Wildlife.

04/02/2024Viewpublic-informationcamp educator-resources kids-resourcesform
Camp Woods & Wildlife Application and Nomination Form
Camp Woods & Wildlife Application and Nomination Form13.05

PDF format. Form is used to apply and nominate students for Camp Woods & Wildlife.

04/02/2024Viewpublic-informationcamp educator-resources kids-resourcesform
Camp Woods & Wildlife Returns
Camp Woods & Wildlife Returns

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.

01/20/2022Vieweducation public-informationcamp educationnews-releases
Camp Woods and Wildlife Annual Report 2019
Camp Woods and Wildlife Annual Report 2019

Report is published each year following camp and provides the highlights of camp, staff, programs, sponsors, budget summary and announcement of dates for the following year’s camp.

02/01/2020Vieweducation public-informationcamp educator-resources kids-resourcespublication
Camp Woods and Wildlife Annual Report 2022
Camp Woods and Wildlife Annual Report 2022

Report is published each year following camp and provides the highlights of camp, staff, programs, sponsors, budget summary and announcement of dates for the following year’s camp.

01/19/2023Vieweducation public-informationcamppublication
Camp Woods and Wildlife Annual Report 2023
Camp Woods and Wildlife Annual Report 2023

Report is published each year following camp and provides the highlights of camp, staff, programs, sponsors and announcement of dates for the following year’s camp.

12/12/2023Vieweducation public-informationcamppublication
Camp Woods and Wildlife Frequently Asked Questions
Camp Woods and Wildlife Frequently Asked Questions

Information sheet of the most frequently asked questions about Camp Woods and Wildlife.

04/01/2024Vieweducation public-informationcampdocument
Camp Woods and Wildlife Postcard Advertising Camp
Camp Woods and Wildlife Postcard Advertising Camp

Camp Woods and Wildlife is typically held each year, normally in June. Printed copies available.

01/01/2019Vieweducation public-informationcamp educator-resources kids-resourcespublication
Careers in Forestry
Careers in ForestryP00089

Brochure provides an introduction to careers in the forestry field, including becoming a forestry professional, working as a forestry professional, the future of forestry, 50 careers in trees, and forestry internship opportunities. Printed copies available.

09/01/2015Viewhuman-resourcescareerspublication
Century Forest Application
Century Forest Application10.03

Application to apply for the recognition in the Century Forest Program.

05/04/2021Viewforestland-conservationcentury-forest-program conservation forest-planning land-planningform
Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion - Lower Tier Covered Transactions
Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion – Lower Tier Covered TransactionsAD-1048Viewfinance financial-assistancecost-share-programs grant-programsform
Certification Regarding Drug-Free Workplace Requirements (Assistance Programs) - Alternative 1 - For Grantees Other than Individuals
Certification Regarding Drug-Free Workplace Requirements (Assistance Programs) – Alternative 1 – For Grantees Other than IndividualsAD-1049Viewfinance financial-assistancecost-share-programs grant-programsform
Changes in Output of Industrial Timber Products in Virginia, 1976-1978
Changes in Output of Industrial Timber Products in Virginia, 1976-1978SE-054

This report presents the findings of a periodic canvas of all primary wood-using plants in Virginia and complements Forest Inventory and Analysis’ periodic inventory of volume and removals from southeastern timberland.

12/01/1980Viewforest-inventory-analysis marketing-and-utilization resource-informationforest-industry forest-inventorypublication
Changes in Output of Industrial Timber Products in Virginia, 1987-1989
Changes in Output of Industrial Timber Products in Virginia, 1987-1989SE-129

This report presents the findings of a periodic canvas of all primary wood-using plants in Virginia and complements Forest Inventory and Analysis’ periodic inventory of volume and removals from southeastern timberland.

07/01/1992Viewforest-inventory-analysis marketing-and-utilization resource-informationforest-industry forest-inventorypublication
Channels State Forest - General Map
Channels State Forest – General Map

General map of Channels State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/14/2023Viewstate-forestschannels-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Channels State Forest - Hunting Map
Channels State Forest – Hunting Map

Hunting map of Channels State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/14/2023Viewstate-forestschannels-sf hunting state-forest-recreationmap
Channels State Forest Hunting Season Brief
Channels State Forest Hunting Season Brief

This information sheet provides a brief summary about hunting season in Channels State Forest, including various hunting seasons, dates and times. Visit Department of Wildlife Resources for full hunting regulations and seasons.

08/29/2023Viewstate-forestschannels-sf hunting state-forest-recreationdocument
Charlotte State Forest - General Map
Charlotte State Forest – General Map

General map of Charlotte State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/14/2023Viewstate-forestscharlotte-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Charlotte State Forest - Hunting Map
Charlotte State Forest – Hunting Map

Hunting map of Charlotte State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/24/2023Viewstate-forestscharlotte-sf hunting state-forest-recreationmap
Charlotte State Forest Hunting Season Brief
Charlotte State Forest Hunting Season Brief

This information sheet provides a brief summary about hunting season in Charlotte State Forest, including various hunting seasons, dates and times. Visit Department of Wildlife Resources for full hunting regulations and seasons.

08/29/2023Viewstate-forestscharlotte-sf hunting state-forest-recreationdocument
Charlotte State Forest Opens for Recreational Use
Charlotte State Forest Opens for Recreational Use

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) is pleased to announce that the Charlotte State Forest (Charlotte SF), 5,005 acres located in Charlotte County, will open to the public for recreational use beginning April 1, 2022 – just in time for the beautiful spring recreation weather in Virginia.

03/28/2022Viewstate-forestscharlotte-sf state-forest-recreationnews-releases
Charlottesville Callery Pear Exchange Saturday, April 20
Charlottesville Callery Pear Exchange Saturday, April 20

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) is rolling out a new exchange program to help slow the spread of Callery pears from the urban landscape into our natural areas. DOF’s new Callery Pear Exchange program incentivizes the removal of up to three (3) Callery pear trees from your property to receive an equal number of native, young, healthy – and free – replacement trees.

03/15/2024Viewforest-healthcallery-pear-exchange invasive-speciesnews-releases
Chesterfield State Forest - General Map
Chesterfield State Forest – General Map

General map of Chesterfield State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/14/2023Viewstate-forestschesterfield-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Chesterfield State Forest - Hunting Map
Chesterfield State Forest – Hunting Map

Hunting map of Chesterfield State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/15/2023Viewstate-forestschesterfield-sf hunting state-forest-recreationmap
Chesterfield State Forest Hunting Season Brief
Chesterfield State Forest Hunting Season Brief

This information sheet provides a brief summary about hunting season in Chesterfield State Forest, including various hunting seasons, dates and times. Visit Department of Wildlife Resources for full hunting regulations and seasons.

08/29/2023Viewstate-forestschesterfield-sf hunting state-forest-recreationdocument
Chilton Woods State Forest - General Map
Chilton Woods State Forest – General Map

General map of Chilton Woods State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/14/2023Viewstate-forestschilton-woods-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Chilton Woods State Forest - Hunting Map
Chilton Woods State Forest – Hunting Map

Hunting map of Chilton Woods State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/14/2023Viewstate-forestschilton-woods-sf hunting state-forest-recreationmap
Chilton Woods State Forest Hunting Season Brief
Chilton Woods State Forest Hunting Season Brief

This information sheet provides a brief summary about hunting season in Chilton Woods State Forest, including various hunting seasons, dates and times. Visit Department of Wildlife Resources for full hunting regulations and seasons.

08/29/2023Viewstate-forestschilton-woods-sf hunting state-forest-recreationdocument
Clearcutting Facts and Myths
Clearcutting Facts and MythsP00202

Brochure offers clarification of the facts and myths related to clearcutting, including the history of clearcutting, science behind clearcutting, and the benefits of clearcutting.

05/01/2014Viewwater-qualitytimber-harvestingpublication
Coloring Book for Smokey's Friends
Coloring Book for Smokey’s Friends

Coloring book teaches Smokey’s 5 rules of fire prevention for children.

Viewfire-and-emergency-responsekids-resources wildfire-preventionpublication
Common Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of Virginia: Identification Guide
Common Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of Virginia: Identification GuideP00027

Identification book is a favorite of teachers, Scout leaders and outdoor enthusiasts. Book features descriptions, line drawings and an identification key to the most common native Virginia shrubs and woody vines. It also contains hints for effective plant identification, invasive species threats, and more. Printed copies available for sale.

03/01/2022Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources kids-resources tree-idpublication
Common Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of Virginia: Identification Guide (2-page-spread)
Common Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of Virginia: Identification Guide (2-page-spread)P00027

Identification book is a favorite of teachers, Scout leaders and outdoor enthusiasts. Book features descriptions, line drawings and an identification key to the most common native Virginia shrubs and woody vines. It also contains hints for effective plant identification, invasive species threats, and more. Printed copies available for sale.

03/01/2022Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources kids-resources tree-idpublication
Common Native Trees of Virginia: Identification Guide
Common Native Trees of Virginia: Identification GuideP00026

Identification book is a favorite of teachers, Scout leaders and outdoor enthusiasts. Book features descriptions, line drawings, and an identification key to the most common native Virginia trees. It also contains hints for effective shrub identification, invasive species threats, and more. Printed copies available for sale.

03/01/2022Vieweducation public-informationtree-idpublication
Common Native Trees of Virginia: Identification Guide (2-page spreads)
Common Native Trees of Virginia: Identification Guide (2-page spreads)P00026

Identification book is a favorite of teachers, Scout leaders and outdoor enthusiasts. Book features descriptions, line drawings, and an identification key to the most common native Virginia trees. It also contains hints for effective shrub identification, invasive species threats, and more. Printed copies available for sale.

03/01/2022Vieweducation public-informationtree-idpublication
Common Pests of Oaks in Virginia - Common Pests and Diseases of Oak Trees
Common Pests of Oaks in Virginia – Common Pests and Diseases of Oak TreesFT0059

Forestry topic information sheet discusses the most common pests and diseases affecting oak trees in Virginia.

04/25/2022Viewforest-healthdiseases forestry-topics insects oak oak-declinepublication
Commonwealth of Virginia Chesapeake Bay TMDL Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan
Commonwealth of Virginia Chesapeake Bay TMDL Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan

This document represents Virginia’s Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) to achieve nutrient and sediment reductions needed to restore the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries.This Phase III WIP relies on the continued support and engagement of all stakeholders in Virginia.

08/23/2019Viewwater-quality watershedwater-quality-protectiondocument
Community Forest Planning: Storm Mitigation Guide for Virginia Communities Template
Community Forest Planning: Storm Mitigation Guide for Virginia Communities TemplateP00214T

Workbook and the accompanying template are intended as tools for Virginia communities to use in assessing their community forest storm readiness, mitigating tree risk and reducing tree-related storm damage, and developing a community forest storm mitigation plan. Available in Word template form with form fields that can be filled in – unprotect the form to change the template to meet your needs. Printed copies available.

09/01/2016, Viewurban-and-community-forestrycommunity-assistance community-planning community-resources storm-recoverypublication template
Community Forest Planning: Storm Mitigation Guide for Virginia Communities Template
Community Forest Planning: Storm Mitigation Guide for Virginia Communities TemplateP00214T

Workbook and the accompanying template are intended as tools for Virginia communities to use in assessing their community forest storm readiness, mitigating tree risk and reducing tree-related storm damage, and developing a community forest storm mitigation plan. Available in Word template form with form fields that can be filled in – unprotect the form to change the template to meet your needs. Microsoft Word Template.

09/01/2016, Viewurban-and-community-forestrycommunity-assistance community-planning community-resources storm-recoverypublication template
Community Forest Planning: Storm Mitigation Guide for Virginia Communities Workbook
Community Forest Planning: Storm Mitigation Guide for Virginia Communities WorkbookP00214

Workbook and the accompanying template are intended as tools for Virginia communities to use in assessing their community forest storm readiness, mitigating tree risk and reducing tree-related storm damage, and developing a community forest storm mitigation plan. Printed copies available.

09/01/2016Viewurban-and-community-forestrycommunity-assistance community-planning community-resources storm-recoverypublication
Community Forest Revitalization Program – Creating and Supporting Community Forestry Projects
Community Forest Revitalization Program – Creating and Supporting Community Forestry ProjectsFT0065

Forestry topic information sheet provides information about Department of Forestry’s Community Forest Revitalization Program available to help create and support forestry projects in underserved communities.

02/15/2024Viewfinancial-assistance-urban-and-community-forestry urban-and-community-forestrycommunity-forest-revitalization-programpublication
Community Tree Planting During COVID-19 - Be Safe, Keep Planting!
Community Tree Planting During COVID-19 – Be Safe, Keep Planting!FT0054

Forestry topic information sheet provides information about safely holding community tree planting events during the COVID-19 pandemic, including guidance for planning, supplies, and more.

01/01/2021Viewurban-and-community-forestryarbor-day community-forestry covid-19 event-management forestry-topics tree-plantingpublication
Community Wildfire Defense Grant At-Risk Communities Eligibility List
Community Wildfire Defense Grant At-Risk Communities Eligibility List

This Community Wildfire Defense Grant At-Risk Communities Eligibility List provides a comprehensive listing of all counties and communities that are eligible to apply for these grant funds.

09/22/2022Viewfinancial-assistance-fire-and-emergency-response fire-and-emergency-responsecommunity-wildfire-defense-grant cost-share-programs grant-programsresource
Community Wildfire Defense Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity Instructions
Community Wildfire Defense Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity Instructions

This document provides detailed instructions about the Community Wildfire Defense Grant including eligibility, application process, required matching funds, how proposals are ranked, reporting requirements, and more.

09/22/2022Viewfinancial-assistance-fire-and-emergency-response fire-and-emergency-responsecommunity-wildfire-defense-grant cost-share-programs grant-programsresource
Conduct of Board of Forestry Meetings
Conduct of Board of Forestry Meetings01-00303/04/2024Viewadministrationboard-of-forestrypolicy
Conservation Easements
Conservation EasementsP00203

Brochure defines conservation easements and provides information about DOF conservation easements, such as easement requirements, property criteria, benefits of an easement and donating an easement. Printed copies available.

05/01/2012Viewforestland-conservationconservation-easementspublication
Control and Utilization of Tree-of-Heaven: A Guide for Virginia Landowners
Control and Utilization of Tree-of-Heaven: A Guide for Virginia LandownersP00144

Publication provides landowners comprehensive insight to this invasive species, including biology and life cycle, control and elimination methods, utilization of ailanthus, and other resources available. Printed copies available.

03/01/2019Viewforest-healthinvasive-species invasive-species-control landowner-resources tree-of-heavenpublication
Conway Robinson State Forest - General Map
Conway Robinson State Forest – General Map

General map of Conway Robinson State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/28/2023Viewstate-forestsconway-robinson-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Cost-Share/AMP Project Amendment
Cost-Share/AMP Project Amendment3.1104/19/2021Viewfinance financial-assistance-forest-health financial-assistance-forest-management financial-assistance-water-quality financial-assistance forest-health forest-management water-qualitycost-share-programs eabt-program grant-programs lpfct-program lpr-program pct-program rt-programform
Could I Live Here?
Could I Live Here?

Explore wildlife habitat requirements on the forest.

01/01/2021Vieweducation lesson-plans public-informationeducator-resources tree-trunksdocument
Crawfords State Forest - General Map
Crawfords State Forest – General Map

General map of Crawfords State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/24/2023Viewstate-forestscrawfords-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Credit Reference
Credit Reference4012/15/2010Viewfinanceform
Crop Tree Release Improves Competitiveness of Northern Red Oak Growing in Association with Black Cherry
Crop Tree Release Improves Competitiveness of Northern Red Oak Growing in Association with Black CherryNJAF 23(2)

In 1993, a crop tree study was established in a pole-sized stand consisting of black cherry (Prunus serotina Ehrh.) and northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.). Ten-year mean height growth of northern red oak exceeded that of released black cherry, but not that of unreleased black cherry crop trees. Crown expansion and diameter at breast height (dbh) growth also increased as a result of crop tree release for both species, but black cherry clear stem development was suppressed. Based on increment core analysis, dbh growth of released northern red oak crop trees in 2003 was about twice that of unreleased northern red oak, although black cherry treatment related differences in radial growth were no longer present. Ten years after crop tree release, northern red oak crown class distribution improved and black cherry crown class distribution was unchanged. These results suggest crop tree management will improve northern red oak competitiveness in pole-sized stands when growing in association with black cherry and, perhaps, other fast growing species. By Thomas M. Schuler.

01/01/2006Viewforest-managementblack-cherry hardwood-management hardwood-silviculture oakpublication
Cumberland State Forest - General Map
Cumberland State Forest – General Map

General map of Cumberland State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

04/29/2024Viewstate-forestscumberland-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Cumberland State Forest - Hunting Map
Cumberland State Forest – Hunting Map

Hunting map of Cumberland State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

04/29/2024Viewstate-forestscumberland-sf hunting state-forest-recreationmap
Cumberland State Forest Hunting Season Brief
Cumberland State Forest Hunting Season Brief

This information sheet provides a brief summary about hunting season in Cumberland State Forest, including various hunting seasons, dates and times. Visit Department of Wildlife Resources for full hunting regulations and seasons.

08/29/2023Viewstate-forestscumberland-sf hunting state-forest-recreationdocument
Cumberland State Forest Recreation and Trails Map
Cumberland State Forest Recreation and Trails MapP00170

Map introduces recreation and trails, including trail segments, descriptions and distances, located on the Cumberland State Forest in Cumberland County.

06/01/2009Viewstate-forestscumberland-sf recreation state-forest-recreationpublication
Department of Forestry Sends Help to Battle Western Fires
Department of Forestry Sends Help to Battle Western Fires

As wildfire ravages many areas of the West this summer, Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) personnel from across the Commonwealth have accepted assignments to assist with fire suppression efforts. The Department has deployed thirty-nine people to serve as ground forces on fire line crews or as support staff in fire management roles throughout the west. DOF personnel are joining other Virginia firefighters from the USDA Forest Service, National Park Service, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

08/09/2021Viewfire-and-emergency-responseemergency-response wildfire-suppressionnews-releases
Developing Wildlife-Friendly Pine Plantations
Developing Wildlife-Friendly Pine PlantationsViewfire-and-emergency-responseprescribed-burningpublication
Devil's Backbone State Forest – General Map
Devil’s Backbone State Forest – General Map

General map of Devil’s Backbone State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

04/29/2024Viewstate-forestsdevils-backbone-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Devil's Backbone State Forest – Hunting Map
Devil’s Backbone State Forest – Hunting Map

Hunting map of Devil’s Backbone State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

04/29/2024Viewstate-forestsdevils-backbone-sf hunting state-forest-recreationmap
Devil's Backbone State Forest Hunting Season Brief
Devil’s Backbone State Forest Hunting Season Brief

This information sheet provides a brief summary about hunting season in Devil’s Backbone State Forest, including various hunting seasons, dates and times. Visit Department of Wildlife Resources for full hunting regulations and seasons.

08/29/2023Viewstate-forestsdevils-backbone-sf hunting state-forest-recreationdocument
DOF and VCE Make Land Legacy Planning More Accessible
DOF and VCE Make Land Legacy Planning More Accessible

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) and the Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) encourage landowners to make plans for passing on their land to the next generation – right now. The Generation NEXT program is a collaboration between DOF and VCE that helps Virginia landowners keep forests intact, in forest, and in family. Generation NEXT is hosting two low-cost virtual legacy planning series this year – in April and September – to help landowners take the first steps and clarify some of the misconceptions about the legacy planning process that might prevent people from getting started.

03/18/2021Viewforestland-conservationconservation estate-planning forest-legacy generation-nextnews-releases
DOF Celebrates 100 Years of Forestry
DOF Celebrates 100 Years of ForestryP00208

Report provides a brief history of the Virginia Department of Forestry, highlighting how the agency began and significant changes over the years.

04/01/2014Viewadministrationagency-history agency-reportspublication
DOF Establishes 200th Conservation Easement
DOF Establishes 200th Conservation Easement

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) has announced the creation of its 200th conservation easement in the Commonwealth of Virginia. With the addition of the 1,428-acre property in Wise County known as Pine Mountain, DOF has now protected 91,597 acres of land, 84,112 acres of forest and nearly 460 miles of streams and rivers. 

11/01/2022Viewforestland-conservationconservation conservation-easementsnews-releases
DOF Hardwood Sustainablity Strategy
DOF Hardwood Sustainablity Strategy

Summary document of DOF’s hardwood sustainability strategy, including a description of hardwood resources, concerns and issues, and strategies.

07/01/2019Viewforest-managementhardwood-managementdocument
DOF Part-Time Firefighter Pay and Qualification Matrix
DOF Part-Time Firefighter Pay and Qualification Matrix

Part-time firefighter pay level and qualification requirements for DOF part-time firefighters.

07/01/2017Viewfire-and-emergency-responsefirefighter-hiring firefighter-resources qualificationsdocument
DOF Pine Seedlings are Top Choice - Genetically-Improved Seedlings Explained
DOF Pine Seedlings are Top Choice – Genetically-Improved Seedlings ExplainedFT0001

Forestry topic information sheet details why Virginia trees are your best choice, including cooperative research efforts, advantages of our genetically-improved pine, benefits of top clipping seedlings, importance of dormancy, pales weevil treatments, and details about our genetically- improved seedlings available for sale.

09/01/2023Viewnurseriesforestry-topics genetics loblolly-pinepublication
DOF Seeks Acorns/Nuts from Virginia Landowners
DOF Seeks Acorns/Nuts from Virginia Landowners

DOF is again seeking 12 species of acorns and nuts that can be planted at its Augusta Forestry Center to grow into tree seedlings that will become the forests of tomorrow.

09/15/2020Viewnurseriesacorns-nuts fall native-species oak seedlingsnews-releases
DOF Seeks Acorns/Nuts from Virginia Landowners
DOF Seeks Acorns/Nuts from Virginia Landowners

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) is again seeking 12 species of acorns and nuts that can be planted at its Augusta Forestry Center [Crimora, Virginia] to grow into tree seedlings that will become the forests of tomorrow.

09/02/2021Viewnurseriesacorns-nutsnews-releases
DOF Strategic Plan 2019-2022
DOF Strategic Plan 2019-2022

Report provides details of the mission, vision, values, and goals of the Virginia Department of Forestry.

04/01/2019Viewadministrationagency-reports strategic-planningpublication
DOF Training Prepares Employees to Respond to Disaster at Home and Beyond
DOF Training Prepares Employees to Respond to Disaster at Home and Beyond

The Eastern Region of the Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) will hold a “tractor-plow” training day for agency staff on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at the New Kent Forestry Center, 11301 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140. DOF tractor-plow units are bulldozers with fire-plows attached to the back that build firelines. This training will focus on basic elements of tractor-plow operations, to include learning to care for transport trucks and tractor-plows, driving the transport, unloading and loading the bulldozer, plowing and blading firelines, driving bulldozers through an obstacle course, and using a winch.

09/23/2021Viewfire-and-emergency-response training human-resourcestraining wildfire-suppressionnews-releases
DOF Working to Contain Madison County Wildfire
DOF Working to Contain Madison County Wildfire

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) continues to respond to a wildfire that began Tuesday in Madison County near Syria. The 125-acre fire is located on private land that is steep and difficult to access, which has made containment efforts difficult.

10/27/2023Viewfire-and-emergency-responsewildfire wildfire-suppressionnews-releases
Don't Move Firewood
Don’t Move FirewoodP00135

Brochure advises citizens to leave their firewood at home, explaining the danger of spreading tree-destroying insects and diseases. Printed copies available.

09/01/2015Viewforest-healthdiseases firewood insects landowner-resourcespublication
Don't Move Firewood - Spanish - No Transport Lena
Don’t Move Firewood – Spanish – No Transport LenaP00136

Brochure advises citizens to leave their firewood at home, explaining the danger of spreading tree-destroying insects and diseases. Printed copies available.

08/01/2007Viewforest-healthdiseases firewood insects landowner-resources spanishpublication
Don't Move Firewood Flyer
Don’t Move Firewood Flyer426-106

Flyer advises citizens to leave their firewood at home, explaining the danger of spreading tree-destroying insects and diseases. Printed copies available.

05/01/2009Viewforest-healthdiseases firewood insects landowner-resourcespublication
Don't Move Firewood, Virginia
Don’t Move Firewood, Virginia

As the days turn cooler and shorter, many Virginians are using firewood to keep warm and spend quality time with friends and family. While seemingly harmless, moving firewood can enable the easy movement of destructive forest and agricultural pests. When firewood is moved from one area to another, the invasive emerald ash borer, spongy moth, Asian longhorned beetle, and spotted lanternfly often “hitchhike” to destroy crops, infect more trees and sometimes even entire forests. 

10/18/2022Viewforest-healthemerald-ash-borer firewood invasive-species invasive-species-controlnews-releases
Dragon Run State Forest - General Map
Dragon Run State Forest – General Map

General map of Dragon Run State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/23/2023Viewstate-forestsdragon-run-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Dragon Run State Forest - Hunting Map
Dragon Run State Forest – Hunting Map

Hunting map of Dragon Run State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/23/2023Viewstate-forestsdragon-run-sf hunting state-forest-recreationmap
Dragon Run State Forest Hunting Season Brief
Dragon Run State Forest Hunting Season Brief

This information sheet provides a brief summary about hunting season in Dragon Run State Forest, including various hunting seasons, dates and times. Visit Department of Wildlife Resources for full hunting regulations and seasons.

08/29/2023Viewstate-forestsdragon-run-sf hunting state-forest-recreationdocument
Dry Fire Hydrant Grant Program Application
Dry Fire Hydrant Grant Program Application4.3004/01/2016Viewfinancial-assistance-fire-and-emergency-response fire-and-emergency-responsecost-share-programs dry-hydrant-program fire-department-resources grant-programsform
Dry Hydrant Manual
Dry Hydrant ManualR8-TP-1909/01/1993Viewfinancial-assistance-fire-and-emergency-response fire-and-emergency-responsecost-share-programs dry-hydrant-program dry-hydrants fire-department-resources grant-programspublication
Effect of Thinning on Height and Diameter Growth of Oak and Yellow-Poplar Saplings
Effect of Thinning on Height and Diameter Growth of Oak and Yellow-Poplar SaplingsNE-173

Studying the response to thinning of a 7- to 9-year-old upland hardwood sapling stand, we found that height growth of yellow-poplar and oak trees was markedly reduced by heavy thinning. This suggests that stand density should be carefully controlled to achieve maximum benefit from thinnings in very young stands. By Rufus H. Allen, Jr. and David A. Marquis.

19700101Viewforest-managementhardwood-management hardwood-silviculture oak yellow-poplarpublication
Elevated Fire Risk Today
Elevated Fire Risk Today

The National Weather Service has elevated its forecast from a Wildfire Weather Watch to a Red Flag Warning in many places today. This increase is in reaction to a drop in humidity, warmer temperatures, dry fine fuels, and predicted winds and gusts in front of the approaching cold front. This cold front will bring relief in the form of moisture Friday going into the weekend; however, conditions today will be critical.

03/11/2021Viewfire-and-emergency-responsewildfire-hazard wildfire-prevention wildfire-suppressionnews-releases
Emerald Ash Borer Cost Share Now Available
Emerald Ash Borer Cost Share Now Available

Applications are now open for the Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) Emerald Ash Borer Cost-Share Program, which offers cost reimbursement for treating ash trees to protect from the invasive emerald ash borer. Landowners and organizations (including municipalities, not-for-profits, educational institutions and homeowner associations) can apply until June 16. 

05/03/2023Viewfinancial-assistance-forest-health forest-healthemerald-ash-borer eabt-programnews-releases
Emerald Ash Borer Cost-Share Program - Cost Assistance for Protecting Ash Trees
Emerald Ash Borer Cost-Share Program – Cost Assistance for Protecting Ash TreesFT0032

Forestry topic information sheet provides information about the Emerald Ash Borer Cost-Share Program for protecting ash trees, including the requirements and treatments covered by the program.

02/01/2024Viewfinancial-assistance-urban-and-community-forestry financial-assistance-forest-health forest-health urban-and-community-forestryemerald-ash-borer eabt-program forestry-topicspublication
Emerald Ash Borer in Virginia
Emerald Ash Borer in Virginia

Information about emerald ash borer in Virginia.

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Emerald Ash Borer Program
Emerald Ash Borer Program

Learn more about the ash treatment financial assistance program and to see the work that has been done so far.

Viewfinancial-assistance-urban-and-community-forestry financial-assistance-forest-health forest-health urban-and-community-forestryemerald-ash-borer eabt-program insectsstorymap
Emerald Ash Borer Program - Application Process and Information
Emerald Ash Borer Program – Application Process and Information

Document provides guidance through the application process for the Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Cost-Share Program offering financial assistance for treating ash trees.

02/01/2024Viewfinancial-assistance-urban-and-community-forestry financial-assistance-forest-health forest-health urban-and-community-forestrycost-share-programs emerald-ash-borer eabt-programdocument
Emerald Ash Borer Program Cost-Share Application
Emerald Ash Borer Program Cost-Share Application6.0501/30/2024Viewfinancial-assistance-urban-and-community-forestry financial-assistance-forest-health forest-health urban-and-community-forestrycost-share-programs emerald-ash-borer eabt-programform
Emerald Ash Borer Program Cost-Share Application - Supplement
Emerald Ash Borer Program Cost-Share Application – Supplement6.05-S02/12/2020Viewfinancial-assistance-forest-health financial-assistance-urban-and-community-forestry forest-health urban-and-community-forestrycost-share-programs emerald-ash-borer eabt-programform
Employee Direct Deposit Authorization (Dept. of Accounts)
Employee Direct Deposit Authorization (Dept. of Accounts)Viewfinancefirefighter-hiring firefighter-resources payrollform
Employee Reimbursement Request
Employee Reimbursement Request3.0606/01/2016Viewfinancetravelform
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employee’s Withholding Allowance CertificateW-4Viewhuman-resourcesfirefighter-hiring firefighter-resources hiringform
Enjoy Nature Near You in Fall
Enjoy Nature Near You in FallF00003

Family fun activity sheet provides activities to get young people outdoors in nature, including leaf art, find it, family tree, treasure box, and staying safe when out in nature during fall. Target audience: Youth – elementary age. Printed copies available.

04/01/2008Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources kids-resources nature-near-youpublication
Enjoy Nature Near You in Spring
Enjoy Nature Near You in SpringF00001

Family fun activity sheet provides activities to get young people outdoors in nature, including paint by nature, where does water go, family tree, bird nest building, and staying safe when out in nature during spring. Target audience: Youth – elementary age. Printed copies available.

04/01/2008Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources kids-resources nature-near-youpublication
Enjoy Nature Near You in Summer
Enjoy Nature Near You in SummerF00002

Family fun activity sheet provides activities to get young people outdoors in nature, including color walk, butterfly feeder, family tree, quiet time, and staying safe when out in nature during summer. Target audience: Youth – elementary age. Printed copies available.

04/01/2008Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources kids-resources nature-near-youpublication
Enjoy Nature Near You in Winter
Enjoy Nature Near You in WinterF00004

Family fun activity sheet provides activities to get young people outdoors in nature, including bird cookies, feeder watching, family tree, bark rubbings, and staying safe when out in nature during winter. Target audience: Youth – elementary age. Printed copies available.

04/01/2008Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources kids-resources nature-near-youpublication
Enjoy Virginia's Peak Colors with a Fall Foliage Driving Tour
Enjoy Virginia’s Peak Colors with a Fall Foliage Driving Tour

Want to get out and enjoy Virginia’s fall foliage? To help you get started, the Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) collects information on when and where to see the best of autumn’s vibrant colors across the Commonwealth. The agency recommends several driving tours with routes covering parts of northern, western and central Virginia. The fall foliage tours map can be found on DOF’s website.

10/05/2022Viewpublic-informationfall fall-foliage recreationnews-releases
Environmental Education Activities to Do at Home from Virginia Department of Forestry and Project Learning Tree
Environmental Education Activities to Do at Home from Virginia Department of Forestry and Project Learning Tree

Listing of environmental education activities to do at home.

05/01/2020Vieweducation public-informationkids-resourcesdocument
Environmental Quality Incentives Cost-Share Program - Project Success Stories
Environmental Quality Incentives Cost-Share Program – Project Success StoriesFT0009

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.

08/01/2010Viewfinancial-assistance-forest-management forest-managementcost-share-programs environmental-quality-incentives-program forestry-topics tree-planting wildlife-habitatpublication
Evaluating Initial Responses of Natural and Underplanted Oak Reproduction and a Shade-Tolerant Competitor to Midstory Removal
Evaluating Initial Responses of Natural and Underplanted Oak Reproduction and a Shade-Tolerant Competitor to Midstory Removal

This study describes growth 6 years after mid-story removal of planted and natural black oak, northern red oak, and white oak, and natural red maple competition. Article by Jared M. Craig, John M. Lhotka, Jeffrey W. Stringer, Society of American Foresters. Forest Science, Volume 60, Issue 6, December 2014, Pages 1164–1171.

12/01/2014Viewforest-management research-resource-information resource-informationhardwood-management hardwood-silviculturepublication
Evidence Protection
Evidence ProtectionP00141

Brochure serves as a guide to first-response emergency personnel for protecting life and property, putting the fire out, and securing the scene; providing steps that should be taken at the time of dispatch, en-route, upon arrival, suppression, and securing the area. Printed copies available.

01/01/2009Viewfire-and-emergency-responsefire-department-resources firefighter-resources forestry-laws law-enforcement wildfire-suppressionpublication
Executive Order 29 – Declaration of a State of Emergency Due to Wildfires or the Potential Thereof, Throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia
Executive Order 29 – Declaration of a State of Emergency Due to Wildfires or the Potential Thereof, Throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia

Executive Order 29 – The Commonwealth of Virginia is experiencing multiple wildfires around the state due to extremely dry conditions and high winds, both of which are common during the ongoing fall fire season. These fires have and may continue to pose a significant threat to public health and safety. Specifically, two fires – the Quaker Run Fire in Madison County and the Tuggles Gap Fire in Patrick County – broke containment lines in recent days.

11/07/2023Viewfire-and-emergency-responsenews-releases
Extreme Caution Urged When Burning Debris
Extreme Caution Urged When Burning Debris

The “burn pile” is a common feature on many Virginia properties. Many people use fire as a means of getting rid of yard debris, especially after storms. However, debris burning without the proper precautions in place can lead to burn piles becoming wildfires. “We understand that burning leaves and sticks is a common way of cleaning up your yard. However, if you decide to burn your yard debris, there are certain precautions that should be taken,” said John Miller of the Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF). 

02/07/2022Viewfire-and-emergency-response4pm-burning-law burning storm-recovery wildfire-preventionnews-releases
Facts About Low-Density Plantings of Loblolly Pine - Advantages of Planting Fewer Trees Per Acre
Facts About Low-Density Plantings of Loblolly Pine – Advantages of Planting Fewer Trees Per AcreFT0003

Forestry topic information sheet provides guidance to landowners about low-density planting for loblolly pine, including forest health, thinnings, wood quality, and return on investment.

12/01/2008Viewforest-managementforestry-topics landowner-resources reforestation tree-plantingpublication
Fall Wildfire Season is Here
Fall Wildfire Season is Here

Virginia’s fall wildfire season begins Oct. 15. The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) reminds everyone to be extra careful when burning yard debris, or enjoying a campfire or backyard fire pit. 

10/14/2022Viewfire-and-emergency-responsewildfire-preventionnews-releases
Farm Life 360
Farm Life 360

Video provides a 360° forestry experience on a timber harvest. Read the Fact Sheet or do the Activity Suggestion: Create a Tree.

05/18/2020Vieweducation forest-management water-quality public-informationkids-resources timber-harvestingvideo
Federal I-9 - Employment Eligibility Verification (DHS)
Federal I-9 – Employment Eligibility Verification (DHS)I-9Viewhuman-resourcesfirefighter-hiring firefighter-resources hiringform
Fighting Wildfire in Virginia
Fighting Wildfire in VirginiaP00148

Brochure provides a safety and logistical briefing to wildfire personnel fighting wildfire in Virginia, including DOF-provided meals, lodging, personnel/crew time, medical needs, nature’s hazards, and other guidelines for Virginia wildfires.

02/01/2011Viewfire-and-emergency-responsefire-department-resources firefighter-resources wildfire-suppressionpublication
Fire Adaptive Landscaping for Native Habitats and Wildlife in the Southern Coastal Plain
Fire Adaptive Landscaping for Native Habitats and Wildlife in the Southern Coastal Plain

Book was prepared by the Georgia Forestry Commission, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Coastal Wildscapes, and Firewise Communities to provide every resident and business owner has the opportunity to enhance wildlife habitat and natural ecological systems by maintaining, or where necessary, restoring connectivity to the surrounding forests and other natural communities through landscaping and gardening activities. They can also address the very important issues of water conservation and loss of habitat from invasive species by using native plants and avoiding exotic plants when deciding what to plant. We invite all coastal plain individuals and communities to emphasize creative solutions to protect native habitats and wildlife while connecting with nature and achieving Firewise principals. This publication was created to give everyday people and everyday businesses guidelines for landscaping with these goals in mind.

01/01/2013Viewfire-and-emergency-response urban-and-community-forestrycoastal-resiliancy community-forestry firewise firewise-landscaping homeowner-resources landowner-resources tree-plantingpublication
Fire Effects Guide
Fire Effects GuideNFES 239406/01/2001Viewfire-and-emergency-responseburn-manager-tools fire-ecology prescribed-burningpublication
Firefighter Property Program Cooperative Equipment Possession Agreement
Firefighter Property Program Cooperative Equipment Possession Agreement4.2908/01/2019Viewfinancial-assistance-fire-and-emergency-response fire-and-emergency-responsefederal-firefighter-property fire-department-resourcesform
Firefighter Property Program Request for Federal Excess Property
Firefighter Property Program Request for Federal Excess Property4.2408/01/2019Viewfinancial-assistance-fire-and-emergency-response fire-and-emergency-responsefederal-firefighter-property fire-department-resourcesform
Firefighter Tragedy in Scott County
Firefighter Tragedy in Scott County

At approximately 5 p.m. on March 30, a Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) part-time firefighter died while fighting a three-acre wildfire on Garland Drive
in Scott County.

03/31/2024Viewnews-releases
Firewise Communities for Virginia
Firewise Communities for VirginiaP00111

Brochure provides important steps to protecting your home and community from wildfire, including firewise landscaping, defensible space, fire-resistant roof and exterior construction, fire-resistant attachments, steps to becoming a firewise community, a disaster plan, defensible space, and emergency access. Printed copies available.

12/31/2021Viewfire-and-emergency-responsecommunity-resources firewise homeowner-resources landowner-resources wildfire-preventionpublication
Firewise Landscaping Part 1: Overview
Firewise Landscaping Part 1: OverviewViewfire-and-emergency-responsefirewise firewise-landscaping homeowner-resources landowner-resourcesvideo
Firewise Landscaping Part 2: Design and Installation
Firewise Landscaping Part 2: Design and InstallationViewfire-and-emergency-responsefirewise firewise-landscaping homeowner-resources landowner-resourcesvideo
Firewise Landscaping Part 3: Maintenance
Firewise Landscaping Part 3: MaintenanceViewfire-and-emergency-responsefirewise firewise-landscaping homeowner-resources landowner-resourcesvideo
First Mountain State Forest - General Map
First Mountain State Forest – General Map

General map of First Mountain State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/24/2023Viewstate-forestsfirst-mountain-sf state-forest-recreationmap
First Mountain State Forest - Hunting Map
First Mountain State Forest – Hunting Map

Hunting map of First Mountain State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/24/2023Viewstate-forestsfirst-mountain-sf hunting state-forest-recreationmap
First Mountain State Forest Hunting Season Brief
First Mountain State Forest Hunting Season Brief

This information sheet provides a brief summary about hunting season in First Mountain State Forest, including various hunting seasons, dates and times. Visit Department of Wildlife Resources for full hunting regulations and seasons.

08/29/2023Viewstate-forestsfirst-mountain-sf hunting state-forest-recreationdocument
Forest Action Plan 2010 - Brief
Forest Action Plan 2010 – Brief

Brief is a short synopsis of the agency’s Forest Action Plan discussing trends and conditions, direct threats to Virginia’s forests, multi-state issues affecting Virginia’s forests, and goals.

01/01/2012Viewadministrationagency-reports strategic-planningpublication
Forest Action Plan 2010 - Virginia Department of Forestry Strategic Plan
Forest Action Plan 2010 – Virginia Department of Forestry Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan is a component of DOF’s Forest Action Plan required by the USDA Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters. Report details agency goals and objectives. This plan is the companion document to the Virginia Statewide Assessment of Forest Resources.

06/01/2010Viewadministrationagency-reports strategic-planningpublication
Forest Action Plan 2010 - Virginia Forests...State Assessment and Strategic Plan
Forest Action Plan 2010 – Virginia Forests…State Assessment and Strategic PlanP00147

Executive summary is a synopsis of the Virginia Statewide Assessment of Forest Resources and Virginia Department of Forestry Strategic Plan components of DOF’s Forest Action Plan.

08/01/2010Viewadministrationagency-reports strategic-planningpublication
Forest Action Plan 2010 - Virginia Statewide Assessment of Forest Resources
Forest Action Plan 2010 – Virginia Statewide Assessment of Forest Resources

Statewide Assessment is a component of DOF’s Forest Action Plan required by the USDA Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters. Report includes a comprehensive, statewide assessment of the forest resource, and any potential threats to that resource. This assessment is the companion document to the Virginia Department of Forestry Strategic Plan.

06/01/2010Viewadministrationagency-reports strategic-planningpublication
Forest Action Plan 2020 - Virginia Department of Forestry Strategic Plan
Forest Action Plan 2020 – Virginia Department of Forestry Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan is a component of DOF’s Forest Action Plan required by the USDA Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters. Report details agency goals and objectives. This plan is the companion document to the Statewide Assessment of Forest Resources and Virginia National Priorities Addendum.

11/01/2020Viewadministrationagency-reports strategic-planningpublication
Forest Action Plan 2020 - Virginia National Priorities Addendum
Forest Action Plan 2020 – Virginia National Priorities Addendum

National Priorities Addendum is a component of DOF’s Forest Action Plan required by the USDA Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters. Report details national priorities and associated agency objectives. This addendum is the companion document to the Virginia Department of Forestry Strategic Plan and Virginia Statewide Assessment of Forest Resources.

11/01/2020Viewadministrationagency-reports strategic-planningpublication
Forest Action Plan 2020 - Virginia Statewide Assessment of Forest Resources
Forest Action Plan 2020 – Virginia Statewide Assessment of Forest Resources

Statewide Assessment is a component of DOF’s Forest Action Plan required by the USDA Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters. Report includes a comprehensive, statewide assessment of the forest resource, and any potential threats to that resource. This assessment is the companion document to the Virginia Department of Forestry Strategic Plan and Virginia National Priorities Addendum.

11/01/2020Viewadministrationagency-reports strategic-planningpublication
Forest Facts: Forestry in Virginia
Forest Facts: Forestry in VirginiaF00010

Forest facts information sheet provides an illustrated overview of forestry in Virginia, what is forestry, how does forestry help Virginia, what are working forests and why do we need them, what does a forester do, why do we cut down trees, will we run out of trees, and what can I do to help save our forests. Target audience: Youth – elementary age. Printed copies available.

10/01/2011Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Facts: Forestry in Virginia - Crossword Puzzle
Forest Facts: Forestry in Virginia – Crossword PuzzleF00010A

Crossword puzzle tests knowledge learned from the Forest facts Forestry in Virignia publication.

10/01/2011Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Facts: How A Tree Grows
Forest Facts: How A Tree GrowsF00005

Forest facts information sheet provides an illustrated explanation of how a tree grows, including starting from a seed; how trees grow up, down and out; and tree rings. Target audience: Youth – elementary age. Printed copies available.

04/01/2022Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Facts: How A Tree Grows - Crossword Puzzle
Forest Facts: How A Tree Grows – Crossword PuzzleF00005A

Crossword puzzle tests knowledge learned from the Forest facts How a Tree Grows publication.

03/01/2011Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Facts: Identifying Trees
Forest Facts: Identifying TreesF00008

Forest facts information sheet provides an illustrated explanation of the key methods for identifying tree species, what defines a tree, identifying features, leaf characteristics, bark characteristics, and other tips for identifying trees. Target audience: Youth – elementary age. Printed copies available.

04/01/2022Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Facts: Identifying Trees - Crossword Puzzle
Forest Facts: Identifying Trees – Crossword PuzzleF00008A

Crossword puzzle tests knowledge learned from the Forest facts Identifying Trees publication.

03/01/2011Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Facts: Trees and Wildlife
Forest Facts: Trees and WildlifeF00012

Forest facts information sheet provides an illustrated explanation of the importance of trees to wildlife, how trees provide home sweet habitat, how to improve wildlife habitat at home, and how the wildlife changes as the forest changes through forest succession. Target audience: Youth – elementary age Printed copies available.

04/01/2022Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Facts: Trees and Wildlife - Crossword Puzzle
Forest Facts: Trees and Wildlife – Crossword PuzzleF00012A

Crossword puzzle tests knowledge learned from the Forest facts Trees and Wildlife publication.

10/01/2014Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Facts: Trees Protect Water
Forest Facts: Trees Protect WaterF00007

Forest facts information sheet provides an illustrated explanation of how trees help to protect our water, understand a tree’s relationship to the land and water, understanding watersheds, the Chesapeake Bay watershed, how trees protect watersheds, the riparian zone, and how you can help by planting trees. Target audience: Youth – elementary age. Printed copies available.

03/01/2011Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Facts: Trees Protect Water - Crossword Puzzle
Forest Facts: Trees Protect Water – Crossword PuzzleF00007A

Crossword puzzle tests knowledge learned from the Forest facts Trees Protect Water publication.

03/01/2011Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Facts: Virginia in the Fall
Forest Facts: Virginia in the FallF00009

Forest facts information sheet provides an illustrated explanation of the science of leaves changing colors, the role of pigments, effects of the calendar and weather, why these changes occur, and fall leaf identification information. Target audience: Youth – elementary age. Printed copies available.

09/01/2011Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources fall-foliage forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Facts: Virginia in the Fall - Crossword Puzzle
Forest Facts: Virginia in the Fall – Crossword PuzzleF00009A

Crossword puzzle tests knowledge learned from the Forest facts Virginia in the Fall publication.

09/01/2011Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Facts: Virginia's Alien Invaders
Forest Facts: Virginia’s Alien InvadersF00011

Forest facts information sheet provides an illustrator explanation of non-native insects and plants, including how a definition of native or non-native, upsetting the balance, how they spread, how we can stop them, and Virginia’s least wanted species. Target audience: Youth – elementary age. Printed copies available.

04/01/2013Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Facts: Virginia's Alien Invaders Crossword Puzzle
Forest Facts: Virginia’s Alien Invaders Crossword PuzzleF00011A

Crossword puzzle tests knowledge learned from the Forest facts Virginia’s Alien Invaders publication.

04/01/2013Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Facts: Why We Need Trees
Forest Facts: Why We Need TreesF00006

Forest facts information sheet provides an illustrated explanation of just why we need trees, trees are beautiful, provide wildlife habitat, clean the water, give us products, produce oxygen, clear the air, save energy and money, and the loss of trees that is occurring. Target audience: Youth – elementary age. Printed copies available.

04/01/2022Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Facts: Why We Need Trees - Crossword Puzzle
Forest Facts: Why We Need Trees – Crossword PuzzleF00006A

Crossword puzzle tests knowledge learned from the Forest facts Why We Need Trees publication.

03/01/2011Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources forest-facts kids-resourcespublication
Forest Health Review 2005-09
Forest Health Review 2005-09No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

09/01/2005Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2006-04
Forest Health Review 2006-04No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

04/01/2006Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2006-11
Forest Health Review 2006-11No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

11/01/2006Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2007-05
Forest Health Review 2007-05No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

05/01/2007Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2007-11
Forest Health Review 2007-11No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

11/01/2007Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2008-05
Forest Health Review 2008-05No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

05/01/2008Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2008-11
Forest Health Review 2008-11No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

11/01/2008Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2009-05
Forest Health Review 2009-05No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

05/01/2009Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2009-11
Forest Health Review 2009-11No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

11/01/2009Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2010-05
Forest Health Review 2010-05No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

05/01/2010Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2010-11
Forest Health Review 2010-11No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

11/01/2010Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2011-05
Forest Health Review 2011-05No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

05/01/2011Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2011-11
Forest Health Review 2011-11No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

11/01/2011Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2012-07
Forest Health Review 2012-07No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

07/01/2012Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2013-01
Forest Health Review 2013-01No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

01/01/2013Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2014-02
Forest Health Review 2014-02No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

02/01/2014Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2014-12
Forest Health Review 2014-12No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

12/01/2014Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2016-02
Forest Health Review 2016-02No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

02/01/2016Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2017-01
Forest Health Review 2017-01No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

01/01/2017Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2018-01
Forest Health Review 2018-01No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

01/01/2018Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2019-01
Forest Health Review 2019-01No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

01/01/2019Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2020-01
Forest Health Review 2020-01No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown marmorated stink bug, spotted lanternfly, and more.

01/01/2020Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2021-01
Forest Health Review 2021-01No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown periodical cicadas, spotted lanternfly, Asian longhorned beetle, fall cankerworm, and more.

01/01/2021Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2021-12
Forest Health Review 2021-12No #

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown periodical cicadas, spotted lanternfly, Asian longhorned beetle, fall cankerworm, and more.

12/31/2021Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2022-12
Forest Health Review 2022-12P00219

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as weather impact, pine bark beetles, spongy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, brown periodical cicadas, spotted lanternfly, Asian longhorned beetle, fall cankerworm, red imported fire ant, laurel wilt disease, oak decline, and more.

12/31/2022Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Health Review 2023-12
Forest Health Review 2023-12P00219

Report provides an update on current forest health issues, such as invasive species, wavyleaf grass, pine bark beetles, spongy moth, emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, vascular streak dieback, heterobasidium, beech leaf disease and more.

12/31/2023Viewforest-healthdiseases forest-health-impacts insectspublication
Forest Inventory and Analysis Factsheet - Virginia, 2001
Forest Inventory and Analysis Factsheet – Virginia, 2001SRS-058

This resource update is a brief look at some of the basic metrics that describe the status of and changes to forest resources in Virginia. This information is based on field data collected using the USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) annualized sample design, and it is updated yearly.

01/01/2012Viewforest-inventory-analysis resource-informationforest-inventory forest-statisticspublication
Forest Inventory and Analysis Factsheet - Virginia, 2007
Forest Inventory and Analysis Factsheet – Virginia, 2007SRS-059

This resource update is a brief look at some of the basic metrics that describe the status of and changes to forest resources in Virginia. This information is based on field data collected using the USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) annualized sample design, and it is updated yearly.

12/31/2007Viewforest-inventory-analysis resource-informationforest-inventory forest-statisticspublication
Forest Inventory and Analysis Factsheet - Virginia, 2009
Forest Inventory and Analysis Factsheet – Virginia, 2009SRS-035

This resource update is a brief look at some of the basic metrics that describe the status of and changes to forest resources in Virginia. This information is based on field data collected using the USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) annualized sample design, and it is updated yearly.

01/01/2011Viewforest-inventory-analysis resource-informationforest-inventory forest-statisticspublication
Forest Inventory and Analysis Factsheet - Virginia, 2010
Forest Inventory and Analysis Factsheet – Virginia, 2010SRS-056

This resource update is a brief look at some of the basic metrics that describe the status of and changes to forest resources in Virginia. This information is based on field data collected using the USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) annualized sample design, and it is updated yearly.

01/01/2012Viewforest-inventory-analysis resource-informationforest-inventory forest-statisticspublication
Forest Inventory and Analysis Factsheet - Virginia, 2011
Forest Inventory and Analysis Factsheet – Virginia, 2011SRS-078

This resource update is a brief look at some of the basic metrics that describe the status of and changes to forest resources in Virginia. This information is based on field data collected using the USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) annualized sample design, and it is updated yearly.

01/01/2013Viewforest-inventory-analysis resource-informationforest-inventory forest-statisticspublication
Forest Landowners Retreat to the Woods
Forest Landowners Retreat to the Woods

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.

05/27/2021Vieweducation forest-management public-informationcamp forest-planning landowner-assistance landowner-resourcesnews-releases
Forest Legacy Expands Virginia Pineland Conservation Around Big Woods State Forest
Forest Legacy Expands Virginia Pineland Conservation Around Big Woods State Forest

Conservation of longleaf pine, endangered woodpeckers, and the Commonwealth’s managed forests recently received a boost from the USDA Forest Service’s Forest Legacy Program (FLP), with the acquisition of more than 640 acres in Sussex County. Through a partnership between the Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) and The Nature Conservancy (a private, non-profit conservation organization), the Nottoway Pinelands FLP project expands land holdings critical to longleaf pine forest and red-cockaded woodpecker recovery in Virginia.

01/31/2022Viewforestland-conservation state-forestsbig-woods-sf forest-legacy-programnews-releases
Forest Legacy Program
Forest Legacy ProgramP00200

Brochure provides information regarding the Forest Legacy Program available to landowners for conserving their forestland, including program overview, public purposes, methods of acquisition, application process, and program requirements. Printed copies available.

09/01/2011Viewforestland-conservationconservation forest-legacy forest-legacy-programpublication
Forest Legacy Program Application - Conservation Easement
Forest Legacy Program Application – Conservation Easement10.04

Application to apply to be considered for the Forest Legacy Program via conservation easement.

03/06/2024Viewforestland-conservationconservation conservation-easements forest-legacy forest-legacy-program forest-planning land-planningform
Forest Legacy Program Application - Fee Simple Purchase
Forest Legacy Program Application – Fee Simple Purchase10.05

Application to apply to be considered for the Forest Legacy Program via fee simple purchase.

03/06/2024Viewforestland-conservationconservation conservation-easements forest-legacy forest-legacy-program forest-planning land-planningform
Forest Legacy Program Application - Property Proposal
Forest Legacy Program Application – Property Proposal10.06

Application Property Proposal is to be submitted as a part of the submission package when applying to be considered for the Forest Legacy Program.

03/06/2024Viewforestland-conservationconservation conservation-easements forest-legacy forest-legacy-program forest-planning land-planningform
Forest Legacy Program Application - Property Proposal - Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) Funding Supplement
Forest Legacy Program Application – Property Proposal – Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) Funding Supplement10.07

Application Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) Funding Supplement is to be submitted as a part of the submission package when applying to be considered for the Forest Legacy Program during IRA funding application cycles.

03/06/2024Viewforestland-conservationconservation conservation-easements forest-legacy forest-legacy-program forest-planning land-planningform
Forest Legacy Program Request for Proposals
Forest Legacy Program Request for Proposals

The Forest Legacy Program assists in protecting important forested lands through conservation easements and fee simple land purchases. Conservation easements allow private individuals to retain ownership while conserving forested lands to protect forested lands, in perpetuity, for future generations. Applications are accepted via requests for proposals.

03/06/2024Viewforestland-conservationforest-legacy forest-legacy-programdocument
Forest Management Services Agreement
Forest Management Services Agreement7.0109/17/2018Viewforest-managementagency-services forest-planningform
Forest Ownership in Virginia Chart
Forest Ownership in Virginia Chart

Pie chart shows the major forest ownership types in Virginia.

02/01/2024Viewforest-inventory-analysis forest-management resource-informationgraphicsgraphic
Forest Products Tax Collected Chart
Forest Products Tax Collected Chart

Line chart shows the forest products tax collected in Virginia over a 5-year time frame.

02/01/2024Viewforest-inventory-analysis forest-management resource-informationforest-products graphicsgraphic
Forest Products Week in Virginia October 16-20
Forest Products Week in Virginia October 16-20

Governor Glenn Youngkin has proclaimed Oct. 16-20 Forest Products Week in Virginia. The proclamation recognizes the numerous products that come from our forests, the vital role they play in our lives, and the more than 100,000 men and women in Virginia who work in the forest industry. 

10/16/2023Viewmarketing-and-utilizationforest-productsnews-releases
Forest Research Review 2006-08
Forest Research Review 2006-08

Research reports and updates from ongoing DOF studies. In this issue: longleaf pine establishment methods, shortleaf pine establishment methods, American chestnut backcross breeding, white pine seedling handling and competition control methods, loblolly pine release tank mixes and surfactants, epicormic branching of white oak, and northern red oak planting.

08/01/2006Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationchestnut competition-control diminished-species genetics hardwood-silviculture loblolly-pine longleaf-pine oak pine-silviculture planting-practices shortleaf-pine white-pinepublication
Forest Research Review 2007-03
Forest Research Review 2007-03

Research reports and updates from ongoing DOF studies. In this issue: the loblolly pine tree improvement program, competition control for shortleaf pine establishment, competition control for white pine establishment, pruning methods for urban trees, white oak crop tree release, tree-of-heaven control methods, yellow-poplar thinning response, and northern red oak planting.

03/01/2007Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control diminished-species genetics growth-and-yield hardwood-silviculture intermediate-stand-treatments invasive-species loblolly-pine oak pine-silviculture planting-practices shortleaf-pine tree-improvement tree-of-heaven urban-forestry white-pine yellow-poplarpublication
Forest Research Review 2007-09
Forest Research Review 2007-09

Research reports and updates from ongoing DOF studies. In this issue: financial value of improved loblolly pine seedlings, loblolly pine planting density, white pine seedling handling and planting study, pre-commercial thinning of loblolly pine, riparian buffer planting success, and tree-of-heaven control methods.

09/01/2007Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control forest-economics genetics hardwood-silviculture intermediate-stand-treatments loblolly-pine oak pine-silviculture planting-practices riparian-forest-buffers tree-improvement tree-of-heaven white-pinepublication
Forest Research Review 2008-04
Forest Research Review 2008-04

Research reports and updates from ongoing DOF studies. In this issue: row orientation in loblolly pine growth, fertilizer x planting density effects on loblolly pine growth, varietal vs. open-pollinated loblolly pine, North Carolina and South Carolina families of loblolly pine in VA, longleaf pine establishment methods, longleaf pine provenances, biosolids for fertilizing loblolly pine, interplanting loblolly pine, and southern red oak crop tree release and fertilization.

04/01/2008Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control diminished-species fertilizers genetics growth-and-yield hardwood-silviculture intermediate-stand-treatments loblolly-pine longleaf-pine oak pine-silviculture planting-practices tree-improvementpublication
Forest Research Review 2008-10
Forest Research Review 2008-10

Research reports and updates from ongoing DOF studies. In this issue: loblolly pine seed orchard management strategies, advances in pine plantation silviculture, longleaf pine grafting methods, competition control for shortleaf pine establishment, tip moth control methods for loblolly pine, tree-of-heaven control methods, and northern red oak planting.

10/01/2008Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control diminished-species genetics growth-and-yield hardwood-silviculture insects invasive-species loblolly-pine longleaf-pine oak pine-silviculture planting-practices shortleaf-pine tree-improvement tree-of-heavenpublication
Forest Research Review 2009-04
Forest Research Review 2009-04

Research reports and updates from ongoing DOF studies. In this issue: potential for continued loblolly pine tree improvement, effects of thinning and fertilization in loblolly pine, American chestnut breeding program, longleaf pine provenance study, biosolids for fertilizing loblolly pine, interplanting loblolly pine, tip moth control methods for loblolly pine, and southern red oak crop tree release and fertilization.

04/01/2009Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationchestnut competition-control diminished-species fertilizers genetics hardwood-silviculture insects intermediate-stand-treatments loblolly-pine longleaf-pine oak pine-silviculture planting-practices tree-improvementpublication
Forest Research Review 2010-03
Forest Research Review 2010-03

Research reports and updates from ongoing DOF studies. In this issue: loblolly pine site index, stem sinuosity in loblolly pine, longleaf pine establishment methods, American chestnut, effects of competing hardwoods on loblolly pine, white pine competition control and storage time, tip moth control methods for loblolly pine, white oak crop tree release and fertilization.

03/01/2010Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationchestnut competition-control diminished-species fertilizers genetics growth-and-yield hardwood-silviculture insects intermediate-stand-treatments loblolly-pine longleaf-pine oak pine-silviculture planting-practices tree-improvement white-pinepublication
Forest Research Review 2010-10
Forest Research Review 2010-10

Research reports and updates from ongoing DOF studies. In this issue: Forest Modeling Research Cooperative, potential for pine plantation woody biomass, stem forking in loblolly pine, biosolids for fertilizing loblolly pine, interplanting loblolly pine, loblolly pine growth after age two hardwood control, site preparation vs. release for loblolly pine growth, initial seedling size and establishment methods for northern red oak.

10/01/2010Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control genetics growth-and-yield hardwood-silviculture intermediate-stand-treatments loblolly-pine oak pine-silviculture planting-practices tree-improvementpublication
Forest Research Review 2011-05
Forest Research Review 2011-05

Research reports and updates from ongoing DOF studies. In this issue: thinning and fertilization in mid-rotation loblolly pine, loblolly pine planting spacing, biosolids for fertilizing loblolly pine, timing of hardwood control in loblolly pine, longleaf pine provenance comparison, and white oak crop tree release.

05/01/2011Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control diminished-species fertilizers growth-and-yield hardwood-silviculture intermediate-stand-treatments loblolly-pine longleaf-pine oak pine-silviculture planting-practicespublication
Forest Research Review 2012-08
Forest Research Review 2012-08

Research reports and updates from ongoing DOF studies. In this issue: effects of pruning in loblolly pine, effects of planting density and fertilizer on loblolly pine growth, varietal vs open-pollinated loblolly pine, biosolids for fertilizing loblolly pine, shortleaf pine provenance test, interplanting loblolly pine, tree shelter comparison for red oak in riparian buffers, crop tree release and fertilization of white oak and southern red oak.

08/01/2012Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control diminished-species fertilizers genetics growth-and-yield hardwood-silviculture intermediate-stand-treatments loblolly-pine oak pine-silviculture planting-practices riparian-forest-buffers shortleaf-pine tree-improvementpublication
Forest Research Review 2013-08
Forest Research Review 2013-08

Research reports and updates from ongoing DOF studies. In this issue: fourth cycle loblolly pine tree breeding, spacing impacts on loblolly lumber quality, fertilizer fate and carbon sequestration in loblolly pine, logging slash for skid trail stabilization, longleaf pine provenances, growth and value of low-density loblolly pine plantations, projected value of interplanted loblolly pine, biosolids for fertilizing loblolly pine, growth and value of loblolly pine after site prep vs. release, hardwood plantations in central VA, tree shelters for northern red oak

08/01/2013Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control diminished-species ecosystem-services fertilizers forest-economics genetics growth-and-yield hardwood-silviculture intermediate-stand-treatments loblolly-pine longleaf-pine oak pine-silviculture planting-practices tree-improvementpublication
Forest Sense
Forest Sense

Use the senses to discover and describe the forest.

09/01/2021Vieweducation lesson-plans public-informationeducator-resources tree-trunksdocument
Forest Statistics for Virginia, 1992
Forest Statistics for Virginia, 1992SE-13107/01/1992Viewmarketing-and-utilizationforest-statisticspublication
Forest Statistics for Virginia, 1992
Forest Statistics for Virginia, 1992SE-131

This report highlights the principal findings of the sixth forest survey of Virginia. Field work began in October 1990 and was completed in January 1992.Five previous surveys, completed in 1940, 1957, 1966, 1977 and 1986, provide statistics for measuring changes and trends over the past 52 years. The primary emphasis in this report is on the changes and trends since 1986.

07/01/1992Viewforest-inventory-analysis resource-informationforest-inventory forest-statisticspublication
Forest Stewardship Program Application
Forest Stewardship Program Application7.1009/17/2018Viewforest-managementforest-planning stewardshipform
Forest Succession
Forest Succession

Understand the process of plant succession in forests.

11/01/2021Vieweducation lesson-plans public-informationeducator-resources forest-typesdocument
Forest Sustainability Fund Awards FY2023
Forest Sustainability Fund Awards FY2023

This document presents the forgone revenue from forest land use reported by applying localities and the Forest Sustainability Fund amounts awarded for fiscal year 2023.

12/31/2022Viewfinancial-assistance-forest-management forest-managementforest-sustainability-funddocument
Forest Types Background
Forest Types Background

Descriptions and background information on forest types.

11/01/2021Vieweducation lesson-plans public-informationeducator-resources forest-typesdocument
Forest Types Glossary
Forest Types Glossary

Supplemental glossary for forest types lessons

11/01/2021Vieweducation lesson-plans public-informationeducator-resources forest-typesdocument
Forest Types in Virginia Chart
Forest Types in Virginia Chart

Pie chart shows the major forest types in Virginia.

02/01/2024Viewforest-inventory-analysis forest-management resource-informationgraphicsgraphic
Forest Types in Virginia Map
Forest Types in Virginia Map

Map shows the major forest types in Virginia.

02/01/2024, Vieweducation forest-inventory-analysis forest-management public-information resource-informationforest-types graphicsgraphic map
Forest Types Map
Forest Types Map

Virginia map showing coverage of forest types

11/01/2021Vieweducation lesson-plans public-informationeducator-resources forest-typesdocument
Forest Types Photos
Forest Types Photos

Photos of Virginia’s major forest types

11/01/2021Vieweducation lesson-plans public-informationeducator-resources forest-typesdocument
Forest Types Series Overview
Forest Types Series Overview

See a list of lessons in the forest types series.

04/01/2021Vieweducation lesson-plans public-informationeducator-resources forest-typesdocument
Forest Utilization and Marketing Program - Working to Develop and Promote Forest Markets
Forest Utilization and Marketing Program – Working to Develop and Promote Forest MarketsFT0058

Forestry topic information sheet provides information about the mission and services of the DOF Forest Utilization and Marketing Program and how DOF works to support and promote Virginia’s forest products industry while maintaining a sustainable forest resource.

05/01/2022Viewmarketing-and-utilizationforest-industry forest-products forestry-topics specialty-forest-productspublication
Forestland Conservation Review 2013-04
Forestland Conservation Review 2013-04P00210

Report provides an update on current forest conservation topics in the Commonwealth, such as Forest Legacy Program, DOF conservation easements, Virginia Grown program and more.

04/01/2013Viewforestland-conservationconservation conservation-easements generation-nextpublication
Forestland Conservation Review 2013-12
Forestland Conservation Review 2013-12P00210

Report provides an update on current forest conservation topics in the Commonwealth, such as Forest Legacy Program, DOF conservation easements, Virginia Grown program and more.

12/01/2013Viewforestland-conservationconservation conservation-easements generation-nextpublication
Forestland Conservation Review 2014-10
Forestland Conservation Review 2014-10P00210

Report provides an update on current forest conservation topics in the Commonwealth, such as Forest Legacy Program, DOF conservation easements, Virginia Grown program and more.

10/01/2014Viewforestland-conservationconservation conservation-easements generation-nextpublication
Forestland Conservation Review 2021-11
Forestland Conservation Review 2021-11P00210

Report provides an update on current forest conservation topics in the Commonwealth, DOF conservation easements,  Generation Next planning, and more.

11/01/2021Viewforestland-conservationconservation conservation-easements generation-nextpublication
Forestry Cost-Share or Grant Program Certification of Work Completed
Forestry Cost-Share or Grant Program Certification of Work Completed3.0904/01/2016Viewfinance financial-assistance-water-quality financial-assistance financial-assistance-forest-health financial-assistance-forest-management forest-health forest-management water-qualitycost-share-programs grant-programs lpfct-program lpr-program pct-programform
Forestry Grant Program -Time and Activity Log for Staff and Volunteers
Forestry Grant Program -Time and Activity Log for Staff and Volunteers3.2608/11/2023Viewfinance financial-assistance financial-assistance-urban-and-community-forestry urban-and-community-forestrycost-share-programs firewise-virginia-community-hazard-mitigation-grant-program grant-programs ucf-grant-program va-trees-for-clean-water-program volunteer-fire-assistance-grant-programform
Forestry Grant Program Request for Reimbursement
Forestry Grant Program Request for Reimbursement4206/01/2006Viewfinance financial-assistancecost-share-programs grant-programsform
Forestry Workforce Development – Working to Develop a Strong Workforce for the Future
Forestry Workforce Development – Working to Develop a Strong Workforce for the FutureFT0057

Forestry topic information sheet provides information about developing workforce training programs for forestry sectors throughout Virginia, position availability and how businesses can assist in meeting demand.

02/17/2022Viewmarketing-and-utilizationforest-industry forest-products forestry-topicspublication
Forests and Water - Get the Most Out of Your Land
Forests and Water – Get the Most Out of Your LandP00211

Publication is directed to landowners to educate about forest buffers, stream water quality, watersheds, riparian buffer tax credit program and other programs that can assist. Printed copies available.

08/01/2016Viewwatershedcost-share-programs farms forest-planning landowner-assistance riparian-forest-bufferspublication
Forests of Virginia, 2014
Forests of Virginia, 2014SRS-094

Report provides an overview of forest resources in Virginia updated by means of the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) annualized sample design. Produced in coordination with the USDA Forest Service.

01/01/2016Viewforest-inventory-analysis marketing-and-utilization resource-informationforest-economics forest-industry forest-inventory forest-products timber-products-outputpublication
Forests of Virginia, 2015
Forests of Virginia, 2015FS-191

This resource update is a brief look at some of the basic metrics that describe the status of and changes to forest resources in Virginia. This information is based on field data collected using the USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) annualized sample design, and it is updated yearly.

01/01/2017Viewforest-inventory-analysis resource-informationforest-inventory forest-statisticspublication
Forests of Virginia, 2017
Forests of Virginia, 2017FS-191

This resource update is a brief look at some of the basic metrics that describe the status of and changes to forest resources in Virginia. This information is based on field data collected using the USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) annualized sample design, and it is updated yearly.

01/01/2019Viewforest-inventory-analysis resource-informationforest-inventory forest-statisticspublication
Forests of Virginia, 2019
Forests of Virginia, 2019FS-Null

This resource update is a brief look at some of the basic metrics that describe the status of and changes to forest resources in Virginia. This information is based on field data collected using the USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) annualized sample design, and it is updated yearly.

12/31/2019Viewforest-inventory-analysis resource-informationforest-inventory forest-statisticspublication
Forests of Virginia, 2020
Forests of Virginia, 2020FS-395

This resource update is a brief look at some of the basic metrics that describe the status of and changes to forest resources in Virginia. This information is based on field data collected using the USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) annualized sample design, and it is updated yearly.

01/01/2022Viewforest-inventory-analysis resource-informationforest-inventory forest-statisticspublication
Forests: Providers of Ecosystem Services
Forests: Providers of Ecosystem ServicesP00142

Brochure provides insight into the other ecosystem benefits that forests provide, such as carbon sequestration, water quality, wetland and species mitigation banking. Printed copies available.

01/01/2009Viewforestland-conservationconservation ecosystem-services tree-benefitspublication
From the Brink! The Effort to Restore Virginia's Native Longleaf Pine - 2014 Status Report
From the Brink! The Effort to Restore Virginia’s Native Longleaf Pine – 2014 Status ReportP00212

Report provides a brief history of longleaf pine in Virginia, the original range of longleaf pine, longleaf and fire, the search for native longleaf pine, the case for conserving and restoring Virginia’s longleaf pine, the importance of Northern-source seedlings for longleaf pine restoration, seed collection and seedling production, orchard development, where we are restoring longleaf pine, special programs available to promote the restoration effort, and future goals and challenges. Printed copies available.

01/01/2014Viewfinancial-assistance-forest-health forest-healthdiminished-species longleaf-pine lpr-program species-restorationpublication
From Trees to Products - We Depend on Trees for Many Everyday Products
From Trees to Products – We Depend on Trees for Many Everyday ProductsFT0034

Forestry topic information sheet provides information about the products we get from trees, including solid wood products, wood pulp products and products from other tree parts.

05/01/2018Viewmarketing-and-utilizationforest-products forestry-topics tree-benefitspublication
Gloucester County Confirmed as Latest Site of Emerald Ash Borer
Gloucester County Confirmed as Latest Site of Emerald Ash Borer

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) has confirmed the presence of the emerald ash borer (also known as EAB), an invasive tree-killing insect, in Gloucester County. Since it was first identified in Virginia in 2008, this destructive forest pest – one of the worst to ever invade the U.S. – has destroyed millions of ash trees. The EAB has now been documented in nearly every county across the Commonwealth.

07/14/2022Viewforest-healthemerald-ash-borer insectsnews-releases
Going, Going, Gone
Going, Going, Gone

Research forest types that are now uncommon in Virginia.

11/01/2021Vieweducation lesson-plans public-informationeducator-resources forest-typesdocument
Governor Glenn Youngkin Declares State of Emergency to Enable Assistance for Wildfires in Two Counties
Governor Glenn Youngkin Declares State of Emergency to Enable Assistance for Wildfires in Two Counties

Governor Glenn Youngkin declared a state of emergency to assist firefighter response efforts on two wildfires around the state due to dry conditions and high winds, both of which are common during the ongoing fall fire season. These fires may continue to pose a threat to public health and safety. Specifically, two fires—the Quaker Run Fire in Madison County and the Tuggles Gap fire in Patrick County—broke containment lines over the weekend. Additional resources are required to contain these fires and respond to additional fires as necessary.

11/07/2023Viewfire-and-emergency-responsenews-releases
Governor Northam Dedicates Virginia’s 26th State Forest
Governor Northam Dedicates Virginia’s 26th State Forest

Governor Ralph Northam today announced the dedication of the Charlotte State Forest, opening the first publicly-accessible state land in Charlotte County. The 5,004 acre state forest is Virginia’s 26th state forest in the Commonwealth. The Virginia Department of Forestry will sustainably manage the forest under Sustainable Forestry Initiative and American Tree Farm Standards, conserving key habitat areas and providing new public access to outdoor recreation activities.

11/04/2021Viewforestland-conservation state-forestscharlotte-sf forest-legacy-program governornews-releases
Governor Northam Signs Shared Stewardship Agreement with U.S. Department of Agriculture
Governor Northam Signs Shared Stewardship Agreement with U.S. Department of Agriculture

The Governor and federal officials signed an historic Shared Stewardship agreement between the Commonwealth of Virginia and the United States Department of Agriculture to coordinate a response to the increasing ecological challenges and natural resource concerns throughout Virginia. The memorandum of understanding establishes a framework for state and federal agencies to improve collaboration as they strive toward their mutual goals of reducing wildfire risk and taking action against threats to forest and ecosystem health.

09/24/2021Viewforest-management state-landsgovernornews-releases
Governor Youngkin Details New Economic Impact Study of Virginia Agriculture and Forestry
Governor Youngkin Details New Economic Impact Study of Virginia Agriculture and Forestry

During the recent Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention, Governor Glenn Youngkin announced the results of an economic impact study from the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service. Concluding in October, the research found that in 2021, the total economic impact of Virginia agriculture and forestry industries was over $105 billion in total industry output. This total represents an estimated 11.2 percent of entire state’s output. In addition, the total employment influence for these two Virginia industries was 490,295 employees, representing 9.4 percent of total state employment. 

12/13/2022Viewmarketing-and-utilizationforest-economicsnews-releases
Growing Loblolly Pine for Profit - Productivity and Financial Implications of Three Pine Competition Control Prescriptions
Growing Loblolly Pine for Profit – Productivity and Financial Implications of Three Pine Competition Control PrescriptionsFT0033

Forestry topic information sheet provides information about growing pine trees for profit based on research, comparing three possible competition control scenarios, resulting volume growth, financial projections and the timing of the practices.

03/01/2018Viewforest-managementforest-economics forestry-topics landowner-resources pine-management reforestationpublication
Gypsy Moth (Spongy Moth) Management for Homeowners on Small Properties
Gypsy Moth (Spongy Moth) Management for Homeowners on Small Properties

This factsheet details the life cycle and biology of the spongy moth.

01/01/2009Viewforest-healthinsects spongy-mothresource
Hardwood Initiative - Improving Hardwood Forests for Future Generations
Hardwood Initiative – Improving Hardwood Forests for Future GenerationsFT0061

Forestry topic information sheet provides information about Department of Forestry’s hardwood initiative to bring focus to improving hardwood forests for future generations.

06/01/2023Viewforest-managementforestry-topics hardwood-initiative hardwood-managementpublication
Hardwood Initiative Cost-Share Program - Cost Assistance for Hardwood Management
Hardwood Initiative Cost-Share Program – Cost Assistance for Hardwood ManagementFT0071

Forestry topic information sheet provides information about Department of Forestry’s Hardwood Initiative Cost-Share Program, who is eligible and what qualifies for cost share.

07/18/2023Viewfinancial-assistance-forest-management forest-managementforestry-topics hardwood-initiative hardwood-initiative-cost-share-program hardwood-managementpublication
Hardwood Initiative Tax Credit Application
Hardwood Initiative Tax Credit Application7.29

Application for to apply for Hardwood Initiative Tax Credit.

07/01/2023Viewfinancial-assistance-forest-management forest-managementhardwood-initiative hardwood-initiative-tax-creditform
Hardwood Initiative Tax Credit Program - Offering Tax Incentives for Hardwood Management
Hardwood Initiative Tax Credit Program – Offering Tax Incentives for Hardwood ManagementFT0062

Forestry topic information sheet provides information about Department of Forestry’s Hardwood Initiative Tax Credit Program, who is eligible and what qualifies for the tax credit.

07/18/2023Viewfinancial-assistance-forest-management forest-managementforestry-topics hardwood-initiative hardwood-initiative-tax-credit hardwood-managementpublication
Hardwood Management Practices - Improving Hardwood Forests with Proper Forest Management
Hardwood Management Practices – Improving Hardwood Forests with Proper Forest ManagementFT0070

Forestry topic information sheet provides information about various hardwood management practices that may be used during the establishment, regeneration and tending stages to improve hardwood forests.

06/01/2023Viewforest-managementforestry-topics hardwood-initiative hardwood-managementpublication
Hardwood Planting Guide
Hardwood Planting GuideP00137

Brochure illustrates and explains proper planting techniques for planting bare-root hardwood seedlings. Printed copies available.

08/01/2017Viewnurserieshardwood-management homeowner-assistance landowner-resources reforestation seedling-nurseries tree-plantingpublication
Hardwood Planting Quality Field Tally Sheet
Hardwood Planting Quality Field Tally Sheet7.1402/26/2020Viewforest-managementplanting-qualityform
Hardwood Reinspection Field Tally Sheet
Hardwood Reinspection Field Tally Sheet8407/31/2012Viewforest-managementplanting-qualityform
Harvest Notification
Harvest Notification18.0112/15/2016Viewwater-qualitylaw-enforcement water-quality-lawsform
Hawks State Forest - General Map
Hawks State Forest – General Map

General map of Hawks State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/23/2023Viewstate-forestshawks-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Healthy Trees Healthy Lives Resources
Healthy Trees Healthy Lives Resources

Many resources are available through this website, a cooperative effort of the Southern Group of State Foresters, Western Forestry Leadership Coalition, and the Northeast Midwest State Foresters Alliance to educate about the connection of trees, forests, and health.

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Healthy Trees, Healthy Lives
Healthy Trees, Healthy Lives

Presentation prepared by the Southern Group of State Foresters highlights the reasons trees contribute to healthy lives. (Warning – large file)

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Healthy Watersheds Forest Retention Project Phases 1 and 2 Final Report
Healthy Watersheds Forest Retention Project Phases 1 and 2 Final Report06/01/2017Viewwater-qualitypublication
Hemlock Tree Management - Protection from the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Hemlock Tree Management – Protection from the Hemlock Woolly AdelgidFT0063

Forestry topic information sheet discusses treatment options to protect hemlock trees from the damaging hemlock woolly adelgid.

03/01/2023Viewfinancial-assistance-forest-health financial-assistance-urban-and-community-forestry forest-health urban-and-community-forestryforestry-topics hemlock-woolly-adelgid hemlock-woolly-adelgid-treatment-cost-share-program insectspublication
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Biology and Management in the Southeastern U.S.
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Biology and Management in the Southeastern U.S.

Webinar about HWA biology and management in the Southeastern U.S.

03/29/2017Viewforest-healthhemlock-woolly-adelgid insectsresource
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Soil Drench Treatment
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Soil Drench Treatment

Video on how to treat hemlock trees using the soil drench method.

07/18/2023Viewfinancial-assistance-forest-health financial-assistance-urban-and-community-forestry forest-health urban-and-community-forestryhemlock-woolly-adelgid hemlock-woolly-adelgid-treatment-cost-share-program insectsvideo
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Treatment Cost-Share Program - Application Process and Information
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Treatment Cost-Share Program – Application Process and Information

Document provides guidance through the application process for the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Treatment Cost-Share Program offering financial assistance for treating hemlock trees.

09/08/2023Viewfinancial-assistance-forest-health financial-assistance-urban-and-community-forestry forest-health urban-and-community-forestrycost-share-programs hemlock-woolly-adelgid hemlock-woolly-adelgid-treatment-cost-share-programdocument
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Treatment Cost-Share Program Application
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Treatment Cost-Share Program Application6.07

Application form to be completed to apply for Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Treatment Cost-Share Program.

08/21/2023Viewfinancial-assistance-forest-health financial-assistance-urban-and-community-forestry forest-health urban-and-community-forestryhemlock-woolly-adelgid hemlock-woolly-adelgid-treatment-cost-share-programform
Herd Health
Herd Health

Brochure by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation provides tips for keeping cattle healthy through better watering techniques.

06/01/2008Viewwater-qualityfarms water-quality-protectionpublication
History of American Chestnut Restoration
History of American Chestnut Restoration

By Jerre Creighton, Research Program Manager – Presentation reviews the long history of restoration efforts to bring back the American chestnut.

04/08/2021Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationchestnutpresentation
Holiday Lake Forestry Camp Annual Report 2015
Holiday Lake Forestry Camp Annual Report 2015

Report is published each year following camp and provides the highlights of camp, staff, programs, sponsors, budget summary and announcement of dates for the following year’s camp.

01/01/2015Vieweducation public-informationcamp educator-resourcespublication
Holiday Lake Forestry Camp Annual Report 2016
Holiday Lake Forestry Camp Annual Report 2016

Report is published each year following camp and provides the highlights of camp, staff, programs, sponsors, budget summary and announcement of dates for the following year’s camp.

10/01/2016Vieweducation public-informationcamp educator-resourcespublication
Holiday Lake Forestry Camp Annual Report 2017
Holiday Lake Forestry Camp Annual Report 2017

Report is published each year following camp and provides the highlights of camp, staff, programs, sponsors, budget summary and announcement of dates for the following year’s camp.

10/01/2017Vieweducation public-informationcamp educator-resourcespublication
Holiday Lake Forestry Camp Annual Report 2018
Holiday Lake Forestry Camp Annual Report 2018

Report is published each year following camp and provides the highlights of camp, staff, programs, sponsors, budget summary and announcement of dates for the following year’s camp.

11/01/2018Vieweducation public-informationcamp educator-resourcespublication
Home Wildfire Safety Checklist - Is Your Home Firewise?
Home Wildfire Safety Checklist – Is Your Home Firewise?FT0002

Forestry topic information sheet provides a checklist of items to answer about your home to assist in identifying characteristics of your home that may require changes to improve the wildfire safety of your home.

08/01/2014Viewfire-and-emergency-responsefirewise forestry-topics homeowner-resources landowner-resources wildfire-preventionpublication
How To Kill A Tree
How To Kill A Tree

Poster demonstrates the most common mistakes made that negatively impact tree health. Printed copies available.

03/01/2020Viewurban-and-community-forestryposter tree-carepublication
How to Plant a Windbreak to Conserve Energy
How to Plant a Windbreak to Conserve Energy

Planting the right trees in the right places conserves energy and reduces your energy bills, while helping to fight climate change. See how properly placed trees save energy by providing summer shadewinter warmth, and winter windbreaks.

05/23/2023Viewurban-and-community-forestrycommunity-forestry community-resources energy-conservation homeowner-resources landowner-resources storm-planning tree-benefits urban-forestryresource
How to Plant Trees to Conserve Energy for Summer Shade
How to Plant Trees to Conserve Energy for Summer Shade

Planting the right trees in the right places conserves energy and reduces your energy bills, while helping to fight climate change. See how properly placed trees save energy by providing summer shade, winter warmth, and winter windbreaks.

05/23/2023Viewurban-and-community-forestrycommunity-forestry community-resources energy-conservation homeowner-resources landowner-resources storm-planning tree-benefits urban-forestryresource
How to Plant Trees to Conserve Energy for Winter Warmth
How to Plant Trees to Conserve Energy for Winter Warmth

Planting the right trees in the right places conserves energy and reduces your energy bills, while helping to fight climate change. See how properly placed trees save energy by providing summer shade, winter warmth, and winter winter windbreaks.

05/23/2023Viewurban-and-community-forestrycommunity-forestry community-resources energy-conservation homeowner-resources landowner-resources storm-planning tree-benefits urban-forestryresource
How to Teach Anyone About Forestry: Education Training
How to Teach Anyone About Forestry: Education Training12/18/2023View
How Trees Can Save Energy
How Trees Can Save EnergyTCUSA No. 21

This Arbor Day Foundation Tree City USA Bulletin provides information about how trees can save energy. Trees have been called the low-tech solution to energy problems and climate change. Whether you want to reduce the amount of money you spend each month on utility bills or help guide your community toward wiser energy policies, the information in this Bulletin is of special importance.

05/23/2023Viewurban-and-community-forestrycommunity-forestry community-resources energy-conservation homeowner-resources landowner-resources storm-planning tree-benefits urban-forestrypublication
Hunter Protocol for Lottery Hunts - Conway Robinson State Forest and Whitney State Forest
Hunter Protocol for Lottery Hunts – Conway Robinson State Forest and Whitney State Forest

Document provides the detailed protocol, requirement, important dates related to lottery permit hunting at Conway Robinson State Forest and Whitney State Forest. All requirements and protocols must be met to participate in the lottery hunt.

08/29/2023Viewstate-forestsconway-robinson-sf hunting state-forest-recreation whitney-sfdocument
ID That Tree - Central Virginia
ID That Tree – Central Virginia

Identify trees of central Virginia.

01/01/2021Vieweducation lesson-plans public-informationeducator-resources tree-trunksdocument
ID That Tree - Conway-Robinson & Whitney State Forests
ID That Tree – Conway-Robinson & Whitney State Forests

Identify trees of northern Virginia.

08/01/2021Vieweducation lesson-plans public-informationeducator-resources state-forest-education tree-trunksdocument
ID That Tree - Matthews State Forest
ID That Tree – Matthews State Forest

Identify trees of western Virginia.

09/01/2021Vieweducation lesson-plans public-informationeducator-resources state-forest-education tree-trunksdocument
ID That Tree - Zoar State Forest
ID That Tree – Zoar State Forest

Identify trees of eastern Virginia.

09/01/2021Vieweducation lesson-plans public-informationeducator-resources state-forest-education tree-trunksdocument
Identification Guide Book Order - In-Person Sales
Identification Guide Book Order – In-Person Sales13.04

Use this order form to request books for purchase and pickup in person.

01/24/2024Viewpublic-informationpublication-sales tree-idform
Impact of Planting Treatments on Eastern White Pine Seedling Survival and Growth at the Matthews State Forest in Grayson County, Virginia
Impact of Planting Treatments on Eastern White Pine Seedling Survival and Growth at the Matthews State Forest in Grayson County, VirginiaCNRE-137NP

As part of an undergraduate research project, two Virginia Tech students collected data in a white pine seedling survival study to determine which planting treatments had the best survival and growth rates. The test plot was located on the Matthews State Forest in Grayson County, Virginia. This report summarizes the findings of this case study.

01/01/2022Viewforest-management research-resource-information state-forests resource-informationmatthews-sf white-pinepublication
Incident Command System (ICS) Forms Package (zip file)

Zip files contains pdf forms of most commonly used ICS forms used in incident management and development of an incident action plan.

Viewfire-and-emergency-responsefirefighter-resources incident incident-managementform
Incident Qualification System (IQS) Data Collection
Incident Qualification System (IQS) Data Collection4.2506/24/2020Viewfire-and-emergency-responsefirefighter-hiring firefighter-resources qualificationsform
Incident Qualification System (IQS) Data Update
Incident Qualification System (IQS) Data Update4.2607/29/2020Viewfire-and-emergency-responsefirefighter-hiring firefighter-resources qualificationsform
Informed Consent for Work Capacity Tests
Informed Consent for Work Capacity Tests8.0306/05/2017Viewhuman-resourcesfirefighter-hiring firefighter-resources hiringform
Insecticide Options for Protecting Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer
Insecticide Options for Protecting Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer

Learn more about all treatment options available for ash trees with this multi-state emerald ash borer insecticide fact sheet.

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Integrating Chemical and Biological Control of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: a Resource Manager's Guide
Integrating Chemical and Biological Control of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: a Resource Manager’s GuideFHAAST-2018-04

A non-native invasive insect, the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), threatens the ability of natural resource managers to maintain eastern and Carolina hemlocks as critical components of unique forest ecosystems in eastern North America. Although substantial progress has been made in both chemical and biological control of HWA, neither of these tactics applied alone are expected to provide adequate control of HWA throughout its introduced range. This guide presents a methodological strategy for integrating biological and chemical control together in the same forest stands.

01/01/2020Viewforest-healthhemlock-woolly-adelgid insectspublication
Intensity of Precommercial Crop-Tree Release Increases Diameter and Crown Growth in Upland Hardwoods
Intensity of Precommercial Crop-Tree Release Increases Diameter and Crown Growth in Upland HardwoodsNE-197

In 1988, seven study areas were established in Connecticut to examine the effects of precommercial crop tree release on bole and crown growth. Relative to unreleased trees, 4-yr diameter growth of northern red oak increased by 86%, black/scarlet oak by 65%, red maple by 56%, and black birch by 52%. Release slowed height growth of dominant and codominant oaks for only the first 2 yr. In sapling stands with few oaks in upper canopy positions, precommercial release could be used to augment oak density. Survival and diameter growth of oaks in the intermediate and suppressed crown classes increased with release intensity. Release also increased height growth of northern red oak in the suppressed crown classes. By Jeffrey S. Ward.

01/01/1995Viewforest-managementhardwood-management hardwood-silviculturepublication
Intermittent Closings at Whitney State Forest for Logging Operations
Intermittent Closings at Whitney State Forest for Logging Operations

Beginning this month, the Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) will conduct intermittent closures of the Whitney State Forest in Fauquier County for ongoing logging operations. Timber harvest activities of mature loblolly pine, yellow-poplar and black walnut will be occurring across an 18-acre area of the forest over the next several months.

10/07/2022Viewstate-forestswhitney-sfnews-releases
Invasive Plants - Help Stop the Spread
Invasive Plants – Help Stop the SpreadP00216

Brochure educates citizens about invasive plants, including what makes an plant invasive, the problems they cause, characteristics, and how to stop the spread of invasive plants. Printed copies available.

08/01/2017Viewforest-healthinvasive-species invasive-species-identification landowner-resourcespublication
Is Your Home Safe from a Wildfire
Is Your Home Safe from a Wildfire01/01/2011Viewfire-and-emergency-responsefirewise firewise-landscaping homeowner-resources landowner-resourcespublication
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Acorns
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Acorns

 Collect, label and drop acorns at any DOF office by Oct. 16. Each fall, acorns cover Virginia’s forests, yards, parking lots and sidewalks. However, most of these acorns won’t grow into trees. That’s where you and the Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) come in. 

09/18/2023Viewnurseriesacorns-nutsnews-releases
Land Secured for Virginia's Newest State Forest
Land Secured for Virginia’s Newest State Forest

The Conservation Fund transfers more than 2,500 acres to the State, ensuring sustainable forest management, protecting wildlife habitat and water quality, and providing recreational access. This property will become the Charlotte State Forest.

12/03/2020Viewforestland-conservation state-forestsconservation water-quality-protection wildlife-habitatnews-releases
Landowner Guide to Buffer Success
Landowner Guide to Buffer Success

This guide is created by Pennsylvania Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) partners and modified by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to aid with buffer projects in Virginia. The guide features key tasks by season, tips to improve outcomes, example photos, summaries of how riparian forest buffers help streams, and links to resources.

01/01/2022Viewwatershedriparian-forest-bufferspublication
Landowner Legacy Planning Workshop
Landowner Legacy Planning Workshop

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) and the Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) encourage landowners to make plans – now – for passing on their land to the next generation. The Generation NEXT program, a collaboration between DOF and VCE, helps Virginia landowners make plans to keep forests intact, in forest, and in family.

08/01/2022Viewforestland-conservationestate-planning generation-next landowner-assistancenews-releases
Landowner Options for Forestland Conservation
Landowner Options for Forestland ConservationP00146

Brochure provides information regarding options available to landowners for conserving their forestland, including use-value taxation, ag and forestal districts, riparian Buffer tax credit, cost-share assistance, conservation easements, purchase of development rights, grants for fee-simple acquisition and easements, and donations of property. Printed copies available.

09/01/2012Viewforestland-conservationconservation conservation-easements estate-planning forest-planningpublication
Landowner's Guide to Wildlife Abundance Through Forestry
Landowner’s Guide to Wildlife Abundance Through Forestry420-138

Virginia Cooperative Extension publication provides in-depth information about forestry practices for wildlife.

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Laurel Wilt
Laurel WiltR8-PR-01-19

USDA Forest Service Pest Alert publication about laurel wilt discusses symptoms, disease process, hosts, detection, and management.

10/01/2019Viewforest-healthlaurel-wiltpublication
Laurel Wilt (Raffaelea lauricola and Xyleborus glabratus)
Laurel Wilt (Raffaelea lauricola and Xyleborus glabratus)

Don’t Move Firewood website provides additional information about laurel wilt and the redbay ambrosia beetle.

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Laurel Wilt Disease - A Threat to All Species in the Laurel Family
Laurel Wilt Disease – A Threat to All Species in the Laurel FamilyFT0056

Forestry topic information sheet provides information about laurel wilt disease – a threat to all species in the Laurel family. Information includes the hosts, signs and symptoms, and how to manage the disease.

09/13/2021Viewforest-healthdiseases forestry-topics laurel-wiltpublication
Legacy Planning Stories
Legacy Planning Stories

Stories about how landowners “like me” are ensuring the future of their land.

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Legacy Planning… A Guide for Virginia Landowners
Legacy Planning… A Guide for Virginia LandownersCNRE-121

A comprehensive guide to successful legacy planning for your forestland.

11/01/2020Viewforestland-conservationestate-planning forest-legacy generation-nextpublication
Lesesne State Forest - General Map
Lesesne State Forest – General Map

General map of Lesesne State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/15/2023Viewstate-forestslesesne-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Lesesne State Forest - Hunting Map
Lesesne State Forest – Hunting Map

Hunting map of Lesesne State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/15/2023Viewstate-forestshunting lesesne-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Lesesne State Forest Hunting Season Brief
Lesesne State Forest Hunting Season Brief

This information sheet provides a brief summary about hunting season in Lesesne State Forest, including various hunting seasons, dates and times. Visit Department of Wildlife Resources for full hunting regulations and seasons.

08/29/2023Viewstate-forestshunting lesesne-sf state-forest-recreationdocument
Let's Learn About Trees Coloring Book
Let’s Learn About Trees Coloring BookP00215

Coloring book teaches children about the value of trees while through the fun activity of coloring. Target audience: Youth – preschool and young elementary age. Printed copies available.

02/01/2017Vieweducation public-informationeducator-resources kids-resourcespublication
Logger Best Management Practice (BMP) Cost-Share Program
Logger Best Management Practice (BMP) Cost-Share ProgramFT0047

Forestry topic information sheet provides program information about the Logger Best Management Practice (BMP) Cost-Share Program providing cost-share assistance to loggers for installation of best management practices.

09/15/2022Viewfinancial-assistance-water-quality water-qualitybest-management-practices cost-share-programs forestry-topics logger-bmp-program logger-resourcespublication
Logger Incentive Cost-Share Program - First Commercial Pine Thinning
Logger Incentive Cost-Share Program – First Commercial Pine ThinningFT0028

Forestry topic information sheet provides an overview of the Logger Incentive Cost-Share Program offering financial assistance for first commercial pine thinning as a part of the Pine Bark Beetle Prevention Program.

04/30/2024Viewfinancial-assistance-water-quality water-qualitycost-share-programs forestry-topics lpfct-program thinning timber-harvestingpublication
Logger Notification Log Book for Loggers
Logger Notification Log Book for Loggers

Log book is a booklet of timber harvest notification forms for use by loggers to keep track of their notifications. Printed copies available.

09/01/2009Viewwater-qualityharvest-notification logger-resources timber-harvestingpublication
Making Sense of the Genetics Market
Making Sense of the Genetics Market09/01/2017Viewforest-managementgeneticspublication
Making Sense of the Genetics Market
Making Sense of the Genetics Market

Report explains loblolly pine genetics, tree improvement, and the evolution of seedling markets, and is intended to help landowners understand their choices in seedling genetics. Steve McKeand is Professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources and Director, North Carolina State University Cooperative Tree Improvement Program.

09/01/2017Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationgenetics loblolly-pine tree-improvementpublication
Matthews State Forest - General Map
Matthews State Forest – General Map

General map of Matthews State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/23/2023Viewstate-forestsmatthews-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Matthews State Forest - Hunting Map
Matthews State Forest – Hunting Map

Hunting map of Matthews State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/23/2023Viewstate-forestshunting matthews-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Matthews State Forest Deer Hunting Workshop and Mentored Hunt 2023
Matthews State Forest Deer Hunting Workshop and Mentored Hunt 2023

Flyer advertising the Matthews State Forest Hunting Workshop and Mentored Hunt September 16 and September 30, 2023.

09/05/2023Vieweducation state-forests public-informationhunting matthews-sfdocument
Matthews State Forest Hunting Season Brief
Matthews State Forest Hunting Season Brief

This information sheet provides a brief summary about hunting season in Matthews State Forest, including various hunting seasons, dates and times. Visit Department of Wildlife Resources for full hunting regulations and seasons.

08/30/2023Viewstate-forestshunting matthews-sf state-forest-recreationdocument
Measuring Up
Measuring Up

Use several methods to measure tree height and diameter.

11/01/2021Vieweducation lesson-plans public-informationeducator-resources tree-trunksdocument
Media Alert: 2023 Interagency Wildland Fire Academy
Media Alert: 2023 Interagency Wildland Fire Academy

During this annual academy, wildland firefighters and other emergency responders from many agencies and states learn how to respond to wildfires and other disasters. Students also build their field skills with courses such as bulldozer and chainsaw operation. Friday, May 26, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. RSVP by Tuesday, May 23

05/19/2023Viewfire-and-emergency-responsewildfire-trainingnews-releases
Media Alert: Charlotte State Forest Dedication
Media Alert: Charlotte State Forest Dedication

Governor Ralph Northam, Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Bettina Ring and State Forester Rob Farrell will dedicate the Commonwealth’s newest state forest, Charlotte State Forest, Thursday, November 4th, in Charlotte County. This dedication of Virginia’s 26th state forest demonstrates a cooperative effort that will benefit Virginia’s environment and communities. 

11/01/2021Viewforestland-conservation state-forestscharlotte-sfnews-releases
Methods for Treating Invasive Plants with Chemicals
Methods for Treating Invasive Plants with Chemicals

In this video, we explain and demonstrate four common methods for treating invasive plants with chemicals. Remember to always wear the correct PPE and to read and follow the instructions on a chemical’s label for safe and effective applications.

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Moore's Creek State Forest - General Map
Moore’s Creek State Forest – General Map

General map of Moore’s Creek State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

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Moore's Creek State Forest - Hunting Map
Moore’s Creek State Forest – Hunting Map

Hunting map of Moore’s Creek State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

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Moore's Creek State Forest Hunting Season Brief
Moore’s Creek State Forest Hunting Season Brief

This information sheet provides a brief summary about hunting season in Moore’s Creek State Forest, including various hunting seasons, dates and times. Visit Department of Wildlife Resources for full hunting regulations and seasons.

08/29/2023Viewstate-forestshunting moores-creek-sf state-forest-recreationdocument
Mulch Fires
Mulch FiresP00130

Brochure provides insight into the serious threat of mulch fires and steps you can take to be aware of this fire safety hazard. Printed copies available.

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Multiple Landowners Supplement
Multiple Landowners Supplement3.1003/20/2019Viewfinance financial-assistance-forest-management financial-assistance-water-quality financial-assistance financial-assistance-forest-health forest-health forest-management water-qualitycost-share-programs eabt-program grant-programs hemlock-woolly-adelgid-treatment-cost-share-program lpfct-program lpr-program pct-program rt-programform
My Trees Count
My Trees Count

Every tree planted makes a difference to the health of our communities and the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The DOF and partners want to highlight tree planting projects from across the state. Submit your tree planting to show that your trees count!

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National Timber Tax Website
National Timber Tax Website

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.

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Native Ecosystem Restoration Expanded in Southeastern Virginia
Native Ecosystem Restoration Expanded in Southeastern Virginia

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) and the Meadowview Biological Research Station (MBRS) recently acquired land that expands an existing conservation easement on the Joseph Pines Preserve in Sussex County. The 196-acre purchase by MBRS increases the preserve property to nearly 428 acres. The easement, donated to DOF by MBRS, includes the entire preserve.

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Nature Activities for Families
Nature Activities for Families

Listing of free online Project Learning Tree materials and resources for nature activities for families.

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Net Growth:Drain Ratio for Softwoods and Hardwoods on Virginia's Timberland Chart
Net Growth:Drain Ratio for Softwoods and Hardwoods on Virginia’s Timberland Chart

Line chart shows the growth and drain on timberland in Virginia over a 20-year time frame.

02/01/2024Viewforest-inventory-analysis forest-management resource-informationgraphicsgraphic
New Multi-Use Trail Opens at Charlotte State Forest
New Multi-Use Trail Opens at Charlotte State Forest

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) has opened the Charlotte Multi-Use Recreational Trail at Charlotte State Forest in Charlotte County. Featuring both northern and southern loops, the trail showcases 8.5 miles of beautiful forests and wetlands in a rough “figure 8” shape path. The trail is suitable for hiking, wildlife observation, mountain biking and horseback riding.

02/06/2024Viewstate-forests state-lands forest-managementstate-forest-recreationnews-releases
New Study Shows Threats and Opportunities for Virginia’s Coastal Forests
New Study Shows Threats and Opportunities for Virginia’s Coastal Forests

The Green Infrastructure Center (GIC) and the Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) released a joint study of the benefits and threats facing Virginia’s coastal forests, “Resilient Coastal Forests of Virginia, Overcoming Challenges and Implementing Strategies for a Better Future.” Funded by the USDA Forest Service’s Southern Region, the GIC and DOF assisted coastal counties and cities with mapping their coastal forests, modeling benefits and evaluating threats they face along with strategies to mitigate or reverse impacts.

04/21/2022Viewforest-managementcoastal-resiliancynews-releases
New Virginia Department of Forestry Program Provides Free Riparian Buffers
New Virginia Department of Forestry Program Provides Free Riparian Buffers

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) is announcing a new program that provides landowners free, flexible riparian forest buffer installation plus one year of maintenance. The Riparian Forests for Landowners (RFFL) program is a unique watershed-based partnership including DOF, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Friends of the Rappahannock, James River Association, Terra Habitats LLC, and York River Steward.

05/15/2024Viewwatershednews-releases
Niday Place State Forest - General Map
Niday Place State Forest – General Map

General map of Niday Place State Forest. To ensure your safety and enjoyment, please read Before You Visit when planning your trip to a state forest. Download or print this state forest map – many state forests are remote with limited cell phone service. These maps will work with Avenza Maps™, a mobile map app that allows you to track your movements offline on your iOS and Android device without the need for cell service or internet connection. A free version of this app can be downloaded to your device through your app store.

08/15/2023Viewstate-forestsniday-place-sf state-forest-recreationmap
Nine-Year Growth Responses to Planting Density Manipulation and Repeated Early Fertilization in a Loblolly Pine Stand in the Virginia Piedmont
Nine-Year Growth Responses to Planting Density Manipulation and Repeated Early Fertilization in a Loblolly Pine Stand in the Virginia Piedmont

Report provides results of a study of two planting densities (363 and 726 trees per acre) and three levels of nutrient additions aimed at maintaining the current site index (SI25) of the stand (55 ft.) or improving the SI25 to 70 and 80 ft. None of the treatments affected survival or height during the first 9 years, but both affected diameter growth. Colleen A. Carlson, Thomas R. Fox, Jerre Creighton, Phillip M. Dougherty, and John R. Johnson

02/01/2009Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationfertilizers growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture planting-practices soil-amendmentspublication
No. 001 A Comparison of Tree Growth and Development Between a Shortleaf and Loblolly Pine Plantation Growing on Nason Soil in Orange County, Virginia; by H. W. Bashore and R. L. Marler
No. 001 A Comparison of Tree Growth and Development Between a Shortleaf and Loblolly Pine Plantation Growing on Nason Soil in Orange County, Virginia; by H. W. Bashore and R. L. MarlerOR-001

Report summarizes field data gathered in Orange County, VA in shortleaf and loblolly pine plantations.

09/01/1955Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationdiminished-species growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studies shortleaf-pinepublication
No. 002 Yellow-Poplar Growth and Yield Data on Selected Stands in Virginia; by R. L. Marler
No. 002 Yellow-Poplar Growth and Yield Data on Selected Stands in Virginia; by R. L. MarlerOR-002

Report provides field data on selected yellow-poplar stands gathered by the Virginia Division of Forestry in 1955. An effort was made to include field work measurements of existing plantings in addition to natural stands.

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No. 003 Early Tree Plantings Starting to Pay in Virginia; by R. L. Marler
No. 003 Early Tree Plantings Starting to Pay in Virginia; by R. L. MarlerOR-003

Report summarizes selected data from a 1954 survey of older tree plantings intended to provide information on how old tree plantings were when first thinned and the dollar value of those thinnings.

11/01/1955Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationgrowth-and-yield planting-practices research-studiespublication
No. 004 Tree Planting Production Rates in Virginia; by R. L. Marler
No. 004 Tree Planting Production Rates in Virginia; by R. L. MarlerOR-004

Report summarizes cost and production rate data from more than 300 tree planting jobs during the 1955-1956 planting season.

09/01/1956Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine planting-practices research-studiespublication
No. 005 Results of Helicopter Spraying of 2,4,5-T to Control Unwanted Hardwoods in Charlotte County, Virginia; by R. L. Marler
No. 005 Results of Helicopter Spraying of 2,4,5-T to Control Unwanted Hardwoods in Charlotte County, Virginia; by R. L. MarlerOR-005

Report provides results of a helicopter-applied herbicide treatment for controlling unwanted hardwoods in Charlotte County, VA.

09/01/1957Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 006 Virginia's 1958 Pine Seed Tree Reproduction Survey
No. 006 Virginia’s 1958 Pine Seed Tree Reproduction SurveyOR-006

Report provides information regarding the relative effectiveness of the Pine Seed Tree Act in 12 Virginia counties between 1950 and 1955.

05/01/1959Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studies seeding-practicespublication
No. 007 Aerial Spraying for Planting Site Preparation on the Buckingham State Forest; W. F. Custard and R. L. Marler
No. 007 Aerial Spraying for Planting Site Preparation on the Buckingham State Forest; W. F. Custard and R. L. MarlerOR-007

Report provides the results of a 1959 aerial herbicide application for site preparation of a 40-acre cutover hardwood stand on Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest.

11/01/1960Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control pine-silviculture research-studies site-preparationpublication
No. 008 Virginia Landowners Try Direct Seedling Loblolly Pine; by R. L. Marler
No. 008 Virginia Landowners Try Direct Seedling Loblolly Pine; by R. L. MarlerOR-008

Report provides first growing season results from loblolly pine direct seeded pilot areas in 15 counties.

01/01/1961Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studies seeding-practicespublication
No. 009 Foliage Spraying to Control Hardwoods: Using a Trailer-Type Sprayer on the Buckingham State Forest; by W. F. Custard and R. L. Marler
No. 009 Foliage Spraying to Control Hardwoods: Using a Trailer-Type Sprayer on the Buckingham State Forest; by W. F. Custard and R. L. MarlerOR-009

Report provides the results of foliage spray tests to control hardwoods on the Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest in 1959 and 1960.

08/01/1961Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 010 Comparative Growth and Yield of Loblolly and Shortleaf Pine in a Mixed Plantation; W.F. Custard and R. L. Marler
No. 010 Comparative Growth and Yield of Loblolly and Shortleaf Pine in a Mixed Plantation; W.F. Custard and R. L. MarlerOR-010

Report provides growth data from a 1937 Buckingham County plantation containing both loblolly and shortleaf pine that was thinned at age 19 and again at age 24, providing evidence of the more rapid growth of loblolly pine.

10/01/1961Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationdiminished-species growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studies shortleaf-pinepublication
No. 011 Some Virginia Direct Seeding Results for 1961
No. 011 Some Virginia Direct Seeding Results for 1961OR-011

Report provides first growing season results from white and loblolly pine direct seeded pilot areas in 1961.

12/01/1961Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studies seeding-practices white-pinepublication
No. 012 Direct Seeding Can Provide a Low Cost Method of Establishing Pine; by W. F. Custard and R. L. Marler
No. 012 Direct Seeding Can Provide a Low Cost Method of Establishing Pine; by W. F. Custard and R. L. MarlerOR-012

Report provides the results of the successful conversion of a low-grade hardwood stand to loblolly pine by direct seeding on seven acres at the Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest.

12/01/1961Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studies seeding-practicespublication
No. 013 Fertilization of Planted Loblolly Pine Seedlings Fails to Increase Height Growth; by W. A. Hubble, Jr., T. A. Dierauf, W. F. Custard and R. L. Marler
No. 013 Fertilization of Planted Loblolly Pine Seedlings Fails to Increase Height Growth; by W. A. Hubble, Jr., T. A. Dierauf, W. F. Custard and R. L. MarlerOR-013

Report provides height growth comparisons from four trials where fertilizer was applied to newly-planted loblolly pine seedlings.

01/01/1962Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationfertilizers intermediate-stand-treatments loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 014 Plowing Versus Chemical Sod Control; by J. G. Swiand R. L. Marler
No. 014 Plowing Versus Chemical Sod Control; by J. G. Swiand R. L. MarlerOR-014

Report provides age three results from a study of chemical and mechanical control methods of sod control in an old-field loblolly pine planting.

12/01/1962Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control pine-silviculture research-studies site-preparationpublication
No. 015 Backpack Mist Blower Study; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 015 Backpack Mist Blower Study; by T. A. DieraufOR-015

Report provides first-year results from 32 plots testing backpack mist blower applications of herbicides for hardwood competition control in pine stands of the Piedmont and coastal plain.

01/01/1963Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 016 Covering Pine Seeds Produces More Seedlings; by E. H. Robertson and R. L. Marler
No. 016 Covering Pine Seeds Produces More Seedlings; by E. H. Robertson and R. L. MarlerOR-016

Report provides first-year results from spot-seeded plots comparing uncovered and lightly-covered (with soil) treatments for establishing loblolly and shortleaf pine.

01/01/1963Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studies seedling-handling sowing-seedpublication
No. 017 Results of 1962 Broadcast Seedlings on Private Lands in Virginia; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 017 Results of 1962 Broadcast Seedlings on Private Lands in Virginia; by T. A. DieraufOR-017

Report provides one-year results from 34 plots direct-seeded with loblolly, Virginia and white pine.

09/01/1963Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studies seeding-practices virginia-pine white-pinepublication
No. 018 Pine Spot Seeding, 1962 Results; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 018 Pine Spot Seeding, 1962 Results; by T. A. DieraufOR-018

Report provides first-year results of a study to test spot seeding as a method of establishing loblolly, Virginia and shortleaf pine on cutover land.

11/01/1963Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationdiminished-species loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studies seeding-practices shortleaf-pine virginia-pinepublication
No. 019 Tree Planting Survival: A 3-Year Study; by R. L. Marler
No. 019 Tree Planting Survival: A 3-Year Study; by R. L. MarlerOR-019

Report summarizes a three-year study of planting survival of loblolly, shortleaf and white pine, including more than 3,300 different plantings.

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No. 020 Tractor-Mounted Mist Blower Study; William Mc. Newman; by T. A. Dierauf and R. L. Marler
No. 020 Tractor-Mounted Mist Blower Study; William Mc. Newman; by T. A. Dierauf and R. L. MarlerOR-020

Report summarizes 1961 and 1962 tests of the use and effectiveness of a tractor-mounted mist blower to control hardwoods using different herbicides and rates at Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest.

12/01/1963Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 021 Yield of Planted Loblolly Pine in Piedmont and Coastal Plain VA; by T. A. Dierauf and R. L. Marler
No. 021 Yield of Planted Loblolly Pine in Piedmont and Coastal Plain VA; by T. A. Dierauf and R. L. MarlerOR-021

Report provides pulpwood yield information for planted loblolly pine in the piedmont and coastal plain of Virginia.

12/01/1965Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationgrowth-and-yield loblolly-pine research-studiespublication
No. 022 Yellow-Poplar Direct Seeding and Planting Study; by J. W. Hodge, Jr. and T. A. Dierauf
No. 022 Yellow-Poplar Direct Seeding and Planting Study; by J. W. Hodge, Jr. and T. A. DieraufOR-022

Report provides four-year results from a 1961-62 study comparing stratified and non-stratified seed on planted 1-0 seedlings of yellow-poplar on an old field in Augusta County, VA.

01/01/1966Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationhardwood-silviculture planting-practices research-studies seeding-practices yellow-poplarpublication
No. 023 Height Comparisons of Direct Seeded and Planted Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 023 Height Comparisons of Direct Seeded and Planted Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by T. A. DieraufOR-023

Report compares height growth of loblolly pine established by direct seeding and planting after three and five growing seasons.

01/01/1966Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studies seeding-practicespublication
No. 024 White Pine Spot Seeding Study; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 024 White Pine Spot Seeding Study; by T. A. DieraufOR-024

Report provides three-year results of study plots testing spot seeding as a method of establishing white pine on cutover land in the mountains.

03/01/1966Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationpine-silviculture research-studies seeding-practices white-pinepublication
No. 025 Direct Seeding Loblolly Pine in Piedmont VA; by W. M. Newman, T. A. Dierauf, and R. L. Marler
No. 025 Direct Seeding Loblolly Pine in Piedmont VA; by W. M. Newman, T. A. Dierauf, and R. L. MarlerOR-025

Report summarizes results from a series of loblolly pine direct seeding studies established between 1961 and 1964 at Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest.

03/01/1967Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studies seeding-practicespublication
No. 026 Dybar for Planting Site Preparation; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 026 Dybar for Planting Site Preparation; by T. A. DieraufOR-026

Report provides hardwood control results from a series of plots established in 1964 and 1965 testing the herbicide Dybnar at a range of rates.

06/01/1967Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studies site-preparationpublication
No. 027 Clay Dipped vs. Bare Rooted Survival; by T. A. Dierauf and R. L. Marler
No. 027 Clay Dipped vs. Bare Rooted Survival; by T. A. Dierauf and R. L. MarlerOR-027

Report provides results of 1965 and 1966 studies evaluating clay-dipped compared to bare-rooted preparation methods of packaging, storing and shipping loblolly and white pine seedlings.

12/01/1967Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine research-studies white-pinepublication
No. 028 A Shortleaf and Loblolly Pine Flowering Phenology Study; by R. G. Wasser
No. 028 A Shortleaf and Loblolly Pine Flowering Phenology Study; by R. G. WasserOR-028

Report provides results of a 1967 study to compare flowering dates of the different genetic lines of loblolly and shortleaf pines in the DOF seed orchard at that time.

12/01/1967Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationdiminished-species loblolly-pine research-studies shortleaf-pine tree-improvementpublication
No. 029 A Loblolly Pine "Super Seedling" Study; by R. W. Slocum, R. G. Wasser, and R. L. Marler
No. 029 A Loblolly Pine “Super Seedling” Study; by R. W. Slocum, R. G. Wasser, and R. L. MarlerOR-029

Report provides 11-year results of a study comparing the growth of loblolly seedlings selected as average and superior height in the nursery bed.

02/01/1968Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationgrowth-and-yield loblolly-pine nursery-practices research-studiespublication
No. 030 Treating Individual Trees with Dybar; by T. A. Dierauf and R. B. Geddes
No. 030 Treating Individual Trees with Dybar; by T. A. Dierauf and R. B. GeddesOR-030

Report provides results of a 1965 study of Dybar using different rates and application methods for control of residual hardwoods on a bulldozed site.

02/01/1968Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control pine-silviculture research-studies site-preparationpublication
No. 031 Loblolly Pine Cold Storage Planting Study; by T. A. Dierauf and R. L. Marler
No. 031 Loblolly Pine Cold Storage Planting Study; by T. A. Dierauf and R. L. MarlerOR-031

Report provides three-year survival and height comparison of different nursery cold storage times and clay-dipped vs. bare-root loblolly pine.

02/01/1969Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices research-studiespublication
No. 032 Survival and Growth of Loblolly Pine Seedlings Established by Direct Seeding; by W. M. Newman, T. A. Dierauf, and R. L. Marler
No. 032 Survival and Growth of Loblolly Pine Seedlings Established by Direct Seeding; by W. M. Newman, T. A. Dierauf, and R. L. MarlerOR-032

Report provides results of a study evaluating the effects of first-year seedling height and presence of secondary needles on subsequent performance of direct seeded loblolly pine after two to four growing seasons.

04/01/1969Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationgrowth-and-yield loblolly-pine research-studies seeding-practicespublication
No. 033 Damage from Mist Blowing to Recently Planted and Germinated Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by T. A. Dierauf, W. M. Newman, and S. F. Warner
No. 033 Damage from Mist Blowing to Recently Planted and Germinated Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by T. A. Dierauf, W. M. Newman, and S. F. WarnerOR-033

Report provides data from a study of damage from mist-blowing herbicides on planted or direct seeded loblolly pine after five growing seasons.

04/01/1970Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studies seeding-practicespublication
No. 034 Exposure, Clay Treatment and Storage of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by T. A. Dierauf and R. L. Marler
No. 034 Exposure, Clay Treatment and Storage of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by T. A. Dierauf and R. L. MarlerOR-034

Report provides three-year results from a study of the effects of exposure, clay dipping and storage time on survival and growth of loblolly pine seedlings.

01/01/1971Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studiespublication
No. 035 A Three-Year White Pine Direct Seeding Study; by T. A. Dierauf and R. L. Marler
No. 035 A Three-Year White Pine Direct Seeding Study; by T. A. Dierauf and R. L. MarlerOR-035

Report provides results of a three-year study of direct seeding of white pine in Floyd County, VA.

02/01/1971Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationresearch-studies seeding-practices white-pinepublication
No. 036 Effectiveness of an Underground Storage Unit for Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by T. A. Dierauf and R. L. Marler
No. 036 Effectiveness of an Underground Storage Unit for Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by T. A. Dierauf and R. L. MarlerOR-036

Report compares the use of an underground storage unit and an open shed for storing loblolly pine seedlings.

03/01/1971Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices research-studiespublication
No. 037 Direct Seeding and Planting Virginia and Loblolly Pine on Sites Prepared by Burning; by T. A. Dierauf, J. W. Garner, and R. L. Marler
No. 037 Direct Seeding and Planting Virginia and Loblolly Pine on Sites Prepared by Burning; by T. A. Dierauf, J. W. Garner, and R. L. MarlerOR-037

Report provides results of a test of direct seeding of Virginia pine compared to planting of both Virginia and loblolly pines.

11/01/1971Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studies seeding-practices virginia-pinepublication
No. 038 A Three-year Loblolly Pie Direct Seeding Study; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 038 A Three-year Loblolly Pie Direct Seeding Study; by T. A. DieraufOR-038

Report summarizes stocking and height data from a study of direct seeding loblolly pine on coastal plain soil in Chesterfield County, VA.

02/01/1972Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studies seeding-practicespublication
No. 039 Loblolly Pine Planting Date Study; by J. W. Garner
No. 039 Loblolly Pine Planting Date Study; by J. W. GarnerOR-039

Report compares three-year survival and height for loblolly pine seedlings planted monthly from December through June, 1969.

11/01/1972Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studiespublication
No. 040 Effect of Seedling Grade on Survival and Growth of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 040 Effect of Seedling Grade on Survival and Growth of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by T. A. DieraufOR-040

Report provides a three-year summary of a study comparing loblolly pine seedlings of a range of root collar diameters, top lengths and maturity.

04/01/1973Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices research-studiespublication
No. 041 Rough Land Tree Planter Study; by J. W. Garner and T. A. Dierauf
No. 041 Rough Land Tree Planter Study; by J. W. Garner and T. A. DieraufOR-041

Report summarizes two-year survival and height growth of loblolly pine on hand- and machine-planted plots.

11/01/1973Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studiespublication
No. 042 A Comparison of Planting, Spot Seeding and Broadcast Seeding of Loblolly Pine; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. Garner
No. 042 A Comparison of Planting, Spot Seeding and Broadcast Seeding of Loblolly Pine; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. GarnerOR-042

Report provides results of a five-year trial of planting, spot seeding and broadcast seeding on 10 different tracts.

12/01/1973Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studies seeding-practicespublication
No. 043 Effect of Time in Cold Storage on Loblolly Pine Seedling Survival; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 043 Effect of Time in Cold Storage on Loblolly Pine Seedling Survival; by T. A. DieraufOR-043

Report provides survival and height growth of dormant and non-dormant loblolly pine seedlings after cold storage ranging from zero to three months through age three.

11/01/1974Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studiespublication
No. 044 Effect of Freezing on Survival of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by J. W. Garner and T. A. Dierauf
No. 044 Effect of Freezing on Survival of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by J. W. Garner and T. A. DieraufOR-044

Report provides results of a two-year survival of loblolly pine seedlings exposed for two and three days to temperatures of 12 and 10 degrees Fahrenheit prior to planting.

11/01/1974Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studiespublication
No. 045 Kraft Bags Versus Conventional Packaging: Effects on Survival; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. Garner
No. 045 Kraft Bags Versus Conventional Packaging: Effects on Survival; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. GarnerOR-045

Report provides results of two studies installed in 1970 with the purposes of 1) comparing survival of loblolly pine seedlings packed in kraft paper bags with seedlings packed in conventional packages, and 2) assessing the effects of varied periods of exposure to the sun prior to planting.

11/01/1974Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studiespublication
No. 046 Predicting Number of Sound Seeds per Cone from a Cone Cutting Study in Twelve-Year-Old Loblolly Orchard; by T. A. Dierauf and R. G. Wasser
No. 046 Predicting Number of Sound Seeds per Cone from a Cone Cutting Study in Twelve-Year-Old Loblolly Orchard; by T. A. Dierauf and R. G. WasserOR-046

Report summarizes data and prediction models for estimating seed yields per cone of 20 different coastal plain and piedmont cones in the DOF loblolly pine seed orchard.

07/01/1975Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine research-studies tree-improvementpublication
No. 047 A Test of Agricol as a Root Dip; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. Garner
No. 047 A Test of Agricol as a Root Dip; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. GarnerOR-047

Report provides three-year results from a study comparing loblolly pine seedlings root-dipped in water, kaolin clay suspension, and Agricol, and exposed to the sun and air for 0, 30, 60, and 90 minutes prior to planting.

12/01/1975Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 048 Height Growth of Planted and Direct Seeded Loblolly Pine; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 048 Height Growth of Planted and Direct Seeded Loblolly Pine; by T. A. DieraufOR-048

Report provides eight-year height growth of planted and direct seeded loblolly pines on piedmont and coastal plain sites.

12/01/1975Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationgrowth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studies seeding-practicespublication
No. 049 Yield of Old Field Shortleaf Pine Plantations; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. Garner
No. 049 Yield of Old Field Shortleaf Pine Plantations; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. GarnerOR-049

Report summarizes yield data from 57 shortleaf pine stands in 40 different plantations in 25 different piedmont and mountain counties.

07/01/1976Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationdiminished-species growth-and-yield pine-silviculture research-studies shortleaf-pinepublication
No. 050 Changes in Loblolly Pine Seedling Dry Weight and Top to Root Ratio Between October and March; by J. W. Garner and T. A. Dierauf
No. 050 Changes in Loblolly Pine Seedling Dry Weight and Top to Root Ratio Between October and March; by J. W. Garner and T. A. DieraufOR-050

Report provides an analysis of dry weights and root:shoot ratios of loblolly pine seedlings lifted from nursery beds at monthly intervals between October 1, 1973 and March 1, 1974.

07/01/1976Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 051 Cold Damage to Loblolly Seedlings at New Kent Nursery; by T. A. Dierauf and H. L. Olinger
No. 051 Cold Damage to Loblolly Seedlings at New Kent Nursery; by T. A. Dierauf and H. L. OlingerOR-051

Report documents the extent and patterns of damage to loblolly pine seedlings in nursery beds at New Kent Forestry Center following the exceptionally cold temperatures of November 1976 – January 1977.

01/01/1977Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices research-studiespublication
No. 052 Root Pruning Loblolly Pine Seedlings, Effect on Survival and Growth; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. Garner
No. 052 Root Pruning Loblolly Pine Seedlings, Effect on Survival and Growth; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. GarnerOR-052

Report provides results from a three-year study where moderate and severe root pruning just before planting was compared to no root pruning on two size classes of seedlings (smaller and larger than average).

02/01/1978Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studiespublication
No. 053 Does Interplanting Increase Yield?; by T. A. Dierauf, J. W. Garner and H.L. Olinger
No. 053 Does Interplanting Increase Yield?; by T. A. Dierauf, J. W. Garner and H.L. OlingerOR-053

Report summarizes 15-year growth of loblolly pines in a study of interplanting in old field plantations one, two, and three years after initial planting.

04/01/1980Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationgrowth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture planting-practices research-studiespublication
No. 054 1974 Loblolly Pine Seed Sizing Study; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. Garner
No. 054 1974 Loblolly Pine Seed Sizing Study; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. GarnerOR-054

Report provides information from a study comparing nursery survival and growth of loblolly pine seed from three size classes sown at the same rate in replicated seedbed plots.

04/01/1980Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices research-studiespublication
No. 055 Results of Root Wrenching in a Sandy Nursery Soil; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. Garner
No. 055 Results of Root Wrenching in a Sandy Nursery Soil; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. GarnerOR-055

Report provides information on three-year performance of loblolly pine seedlings subjected to mechanical root wrenching in the seedbeds (simulated by hand-pulling) and top clipping.

04/01/1980Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 056 Loblolly Seed Bed Density Study; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. Garner
No. 056 Loblolly Seed Bed Density Study; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. GarnerOR-056

Report provides information on growth and survival for three years after planting of loblolly pine grown at 24, 36, and 52 seedlings per square foot in the nursery bed.

04/01/1980Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 057 Effects of Seedling Size, Herbicides, Fertilizer, and Coppicing on Survival and Growth of Planted Black Walnut Seedlings; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. Garner
No. 057 Effects of Seedling Size, Herbicides, Fertilizer, and Coppicing on Survival and Growth of Planted Black Walnut Seedlings; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. GarnerOR-057

Report provides findings from 57 black walnut planting studies installed across Virginia between 1967 and 1974 where the effects of initial seedling size, competition control using herbicides, fertilization, and coppicing after planting were studied.

01/01/1981Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationblack-walnut competition-control fertilizers hardwood-silviculture nursery-practices planting-practices research-studiespublication
No. 058 A Study of Undercutting, Lateral Root Pruning, Top Clipping in Loblolly Pine Nursery Beds; by T. A. Dierauf and H. L. Olinger
No. 058 A Study of Undercutting, Lateral Root Pruning, Top Clipping in Loblolly Pine Nursery Beds; by T. A. Dierauf and H. L. OlingerOR-058

Report summarizes growth and survival data for three years after planting of seedlings that were undercut, laterally root-pruned, and top-clipped in the nursery beds.

03/01/1982Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices pine-silviculture research-studies root-treatments seedling-handlingpublication
No. 059 Two Tests of Potassium Fertilizations to Induce Earlier Dormancy of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 059 Two Tests of Potassium Fertilizations to Induce Earlier Dormancy of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by T. A. DieraufOR-059

Report provides results of studies in 1976 and 1978 to test the efficacy of potassium fertilizer to induce earlier dormancy in nursery seedlings.

11/01/1982Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices research-studiespublication
No. 060 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 1; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 060 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 1; by T. A. DieraufOR-060

Report summarizes findings from three paired plots released from hardwood competition by hand chopping at age nine and measured through age 23. The basal area and volume response to release varied widely, but, on average, released plots had 18% more basal area and 15% more volume than check plots.

01/01/1984Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 061 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 2; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 061 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 2; by T. A. DieraufOR-061

Report summarizes findings from eight plots released from hardwood competition by hand chopping at age five and measured through age 18. Released plots averaged 16% more basal area and 27% more volume than check plots.

01/01/1984Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 062 Direct Seeding Black Walnut Study; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. Garner
No. 062 Direct Seeding Black Walnut Study; by T. A. Dierauf and J. W. GarnerOR-062

Report provides 7-year results of a study installed on four widely separated tracts to assess sowing timing, seed size, sowing depth, and protection from squirrels. The most successful direct seeded seedlings were almost as tall as planted seedlings and were growing at the same rate after seven years.

02/01/1984Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationblack-walnut planting-practices research-studies seeding-practicespublication
No. 063 A Comparison of "Normal Depth" with "Deep Planting" of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 063 A Comparison of “Normal Depth” with “Deep Planting” of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; by T. A. DieraufOR-063

Report summarizes three-year survival and growth of seedlings planted about an inch deeper than they grew in the nursery compared to those planted about two inches deeper. After three years, there were no statistically significant differences in survival or height related to planting depth, but height was related to initial root collar diameter.

02/01/1984Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine planting-practices research-studiespublication
No. 064 Survival of Root-Pruned Loblolly Pine Seedlings After Long-Term Cold Storage; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 064 Survival of Root-Pruned Loblolly Pine Seedlings After Long-Term Cold Storage; by T. A. DieraufOR-064

Report provides three-year results of a trial where root-pruned and non-root-pruned loblolly pine seedlings were kept in cold storage for up to 99 days before planting. Root-pruned seedlings survived and grew as well as unpruned seedlings.

02/01/1984Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices planting-practices research-studiespublication
No. 065 Results at Age 23 of a Loblolly Pine Pre-Commercial Thinning Study; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 065 Results at Age 23 of a Loblolly Pine Pre-Commercial Thinning Study; by T. A. DieraufOR-065

Report describes effects of pre-commercial thinning in a four-year-old direct-seeded loblolly pine stand on long-term growth and yield. Treatments increased diameter growth and pulpwood yields through age 23.

02/01/1985Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationgrowth-and-yield intermediate-stand-treatments loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 066 A Three-Year Study of Immersing Stored Loblolly Pine Seedlings in Water Before Planting; by T. A. Dierauf and L. C. Edwards
No. 066 A Three-Year Study of Immersing Stored Loblolly Pine Seedlings in Water Before Planting; by T. A. Dierauf and L. C. EdwardsOR-066

Report summarizes survival of loblolly pine in three studies where seedlings were stored in unheated buildings from four to nine weeks after various water soaking treatments. Survival of seedlings stored in unheated buildings from four to nine weeks improved five to eight percentage points when they were immersed in water for an hour before planting.

02/01/1985Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices outplanting research-studies seedling-handlingpublication
No. 067 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 3; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 067 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 3; by T. A. DieraufOR-067

Report summarizes findings from two areas released from hardwood competition by either hand chopping or mist-blowing herbicides at age two compared to no treatment and measured through age 19. Hand-chopped plots averaged 63% more basal area and 80% more volume than the check plots, and mist-blown plots averaged 29% more basal area and 25% more volume than check plots.

05/01/1986Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 068 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 4; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 068 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 4; by T. A. DieraufOR-068

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by mist-blowing herbicides at age four to no treatment and measured through age 19. Mist-blown plots averaged 25% more basal area and 28% more volume than check plots.

05/01/1986Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 069 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 5; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 069 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 5; by T. A. DieraufOR-069

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by mist-blowing herbicides at age four to no treatment and measured through age 21. Mist-blown plots averaged 78% more basal area and 91% more volume than check plots.

05/01/1986Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 070 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 6; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 070 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 6; by T. A. DieraufOR-070

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by either hand chopping or mist-blowing herbicides at age five to no treatment and measured through age 22. Hand-chopped plots averaged 52% more basal area and 63% more volume than the check plots, and mist-blown plots averaged 19% more basal area and 17% more volume than check plots.

05/01/1986Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 071 Survival and Growth of Loblolly Pine Seedlings Damaged by an Early Hail Storm; by T. A. Dierauf, R. S. Jenkins, and D. L. Hixson
No. 071 Survival and Growth of Loblolly Pine Seedlings Damaged by an Early Hail Storm; by T. A. Dierauf, R. S. Jenkins, and D. L. HixsonOR-071

Report documents the effects of severe hail on loblolly pine seedlings with three different kinds of damage: those with stems broken at the groundline survived best (62%) and had the best growth; those with stems broken above the groundline survived worst (24%) and were intermediate in growth, and those with unbroken stems which lost most of their cotyledons were intermediate in survival (46%), and had the slowest growth.

05/01/1986Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationforest-health-impacts loblolly-pine nursery-practices planting-practices research-studies seeding-practicespublication
No. 072 An Undercutting Study in Loblolly Pine Seedbeds; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 072 An Undercutting Study in Loblolly Pine Seedbeds; by T. A. DieraufOR-072

Report summarizes three-year results of a trial initiated in 1982 to compare different undercutting treatments (once, twice, or three times) in the nursery. Results indicated small or no difference in survival or height growth after any of the treatments.

11/01/1988Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices research-studiespublication
No. 073 A Two-Year Study Comparing Five Sowing Depths for Loblolly Pine Seed; by T. A Dierauf and L. J. Apgar
No. 073 A Two-Year Study Comparing Five Sowing Depths for Loblolly Pine Seed; by T. A Dierauf and L. J. ApgarOR-073

Report provides results from a study repeated in 1984 and 1985 to evaluate sowing loblolly pine seed at the New Kent Nursery at depths of 0, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, and 1 inch. Seed at depths of 1/4 to 3/4 inches germinated best, and speed of germination was inversely correlated with sowing depth.

11/01/1988Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices research-studiespublication
No. 074 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 7; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 074 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 7; by T. A. DieraufOR-074

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by mist-blowing herbicides at age two to no treatment and measured through age 16. Mist-blown plots averaged 30% more basal area and 43% more volume than check plots.

12/01/1988Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 075 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 8; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 075 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 8; by T. A. DieraufOR-075

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by mist-blowing herbicides at age three to no treatment and measured through age 21. Mist-blown plots averaged 88% more basal area and 98% more volume than check plots.

02/01/1989Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 076 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 9; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 076 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 9; by T. A. DieraufOR-076

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by hand chopping at age five to no treatment and measured through age 21. Hand-chopped plots averaged 109% more basal area and 153% more volume than check plots.

02/01/1989Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 077 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 10; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 077 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 10; by T. A. DieraufOR-077

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by hand chopping at age four to no treatment and measured through age 22. Hand-chopped plots averaged 7% more basal area and 5% more volume than check plots.

05/01/1989Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 078 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 11; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 078 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 11; by T. A. DieraufOR-078

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by aerial application of herbicides at age four to no treatment and measured through age 17. Herbicide plots averaged 18% more basal area and 23% more volume than check plots. This report also introduced the pine free-to-grow classification system that has been used ever since in hardwood control studies across the South.

02/01/1989Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 079 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 12; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 079 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 12; by T. A. DieraufOR-079

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by aerial application of herbicides at age six to no treatment and measured through age 18. Herbicide plots averaged 41% more basal area and 39% more volume than check plots.

05/01/1989Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 080 Performance of Pine Needles and Wood Chip Mulches Compared to No Mulch on Loblolly Pine Seedbeds; by T. A. Dierauf and L. J. Apgar
No. 080 Performance of Pine Needles and Wood Chip Mulches Compared to No Mulch on Loblolly Pine Seedbeds; by T. A. Dierauf and L. J. ApgarOR-080

Report provides findings from a two-year study that compared no mulch with mulches of pine needles or wood chips. Whether mulched or not, seed drilled 1/4 to 1/2 inch deep produced higher stocking than surface sown seed. When seed was drilled, mulches did not improve seedbed stocking, but when used to cover surface sown seed, mulches immensely improved stocking.

11/01/1989Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices research-studiespublication
No. 081 Survival and Growth of Loblolly Pine Seedlings Damaged by an Early Wind Storm; by L. J. Apgar
No. 081 Survival and Growth of Loblolly Pine Seedlings Damaged by an Early Wind Storm; by L. J. ApgarOR-081

Report provides information from a 1988 study to assess the effects of damage from a severe wind storm on survival and growth of recently-sown (20-29 days prior to the storm) loblolly pine seedlings. Both survival and growth were reduced with increasing severity of damage.

11/01/1989Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationforest-health-impacts loblolly-pine nursery-practices research-studiespublication
No. 082 Root Pruning White Pine Seedlings Prior to Planting; by T. A. Dierauf and H. Hannah
No. 082 Root Pruning White Pine Seedlings Prior to Planting; by T. A. Dierauf and H. HannahOR-082

Report provides results from six separate studies installed between 1980 and 1984 to test root pruning of white pine seedlings to lengths of 1, 3, and 5 inches compared to unpruned seedlings. Severe root pruning (to 1 inch) reduced survival by 60-75%, and pruning to 3- or 5-inch lengths reduced survival to lesser amounts. Surviving seedlings did not differ in height growth regardless of severity or pruning.

11/01/1989Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationnursery-practices research-studies white-pinepublication
No. 083 Early Planting, Over-Winter Storage, and Late Planting of White Pine Seedlings; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 083 Early Planting, Over-Winter Storage, and Late Planting of White Pine Seedlings; by T. A. DieraufOR-083

Report summarizes results from a study installed from 1981-1984 to evaluate early lifting/planting, over-winter storage, and late lifting/planting of white pine. The most significant effect on survival came from storage; seedlings lifted and planted in the fall or in the spring survived equally. Height growth of surviving seedlings was not affected by lifting/planting schedule.

11/01/1989Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationnursery-practices pine-silviculture research-studies white-pinepublication
No. 084 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 13; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 084 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 13; by T. A. DieraufOR-084

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by basal spraying herbicides at two dilution rates at age one to no treatment and measured through age 17. Herbicide plots averaged 68-70% more basal area and 91-99% more volume than check plots.

12/01/1989Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 085 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 14; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 085 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 14; by T. A. DieraufOR-085

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by aerial application of herbicides at age four to no treatment and measured through age 16. Herbicide plots averaged 22% more basal area and 35% more volume than check plots.

12/01/1989Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 086 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 15; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 086 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 15; by T. A. DieraufOR-086

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by aerial application of herbicides at age four to no treatment and measured through age 19. Herbicide plots averaged 31% more basal area and 53% more volume than check plots.

12/01/1989Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 087 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 16; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 087 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 16; by T. A. DieraufOR-087

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by aerial application of herbicides at age three to no treatment and measured through age 15. Herbicide plots averaged slightly less basal area and only 0.4 cords per acre more volume than check plots.

02/01/1990Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 088 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 17; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 088 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 17; by T. A. DieraufOR-088

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by basal spraying herbicides at two dilution rates at age one to no treatment and measured through age 18. Herbicide plots averaged 10-16% more basal area and 13-23% more volume than check plots.

02/01/1990Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 089 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No.18; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 089 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No.18; by T. A. DieraufOR-089

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by aerial application of herbicides at age three to no treatment and measured through age 16. Herbicide plots averaged 29% more basal area and 48% more volume than check plots.

02/01/1990Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 090 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 19; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 090 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 19; by T. A. DieraufOR-090

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by basal spraying herbicides at two dilution rates at age two to no treatment and measured through age 18. Herbicide plots averaged 54-76% more basal area and 67-103% more volume than check plots.

03/01/1990Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 091 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 20; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 091 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 20; by T. A. DieraufOR-091

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by basal spraying herbicides at two dilution rates at age one to no treatment and measured through age 17. Herbicide plots averaged 17-32% more basal area and 28-65% more volume than check plots.

03/01/1990Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 092 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 21; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 092 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 21; by T. A. DieraufOR-092

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by basal spraying herbicides at two dilution rates at age one to no treatment and measured through age 17. Herbicide plots averaged 28-29% more basal area and 48-66% more volume than check plots.

03/01/1990Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationcompetition-control growth-and-yield loblolly-pine pine-silviculture research-studiespublication
No. 093 A Three-Year Loblolly Pine Seedbed Irrigation Study; by T. A. Dierauf and L. A. Chandler
No. 093 A Three-Year Loblolly Pine Seedbed Irrigation Study; by T. A. Dierauf and L. A. ChandlerOR-093

Report describes results from plots testing irrigation options over a three-year period at two nurseries. Drier irrigation treatments generally reduced height and diameter growth and increased the number of cull seedlings. After three years in the field, there were no consistent effects of irrigation treatment on survival.

01/01/1991Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices research-studiespublication
No. 094 A Five-Year Study of Different Sawdust and Nitrogen Rates in a Loblolly Pine Nursery; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 094 A Five-Year Study of Different Sawdust and Nitrogen Rates in a Loblolly Pine Nursery; by T. A. DieraufOR-094

Report provides results from a series of trials comparing three sawdust rates, three nitrogen rates, and top clipping on loblolly pine seedling development. After three seasons, there were no consistent effects on survival or height. Top clipping consistently improved survival.

01/01/1991Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationloblolly-pine nursery-practices research-studiespublication
No. 095 Comparison of Loblolly and Virginia Pine Yields; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 095 Comparison of Loblolly and Virginia Pine Yields; by T. A. DieraufOR-095

Report compares yields on 34 pairs of plots planted in 1966 and 1967, which shows that loblolly out-produced Virginia pine on 33 out of 34 locations and at age 19-21 most loblolly plots were ready for thinning while none of the Virginia pine plots were.

01/01/1991Viewresearch-resource-information resource-informationgrowth-and-yield loblolly-pine research-studies virginia-pinepublication
No. 096 Diameter Growth Following an Understory Prescribed Burn; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 096 Diameter Growth Following an Understory Prescribed Burn; by T. A. DieraufOR-096

Report describes effects of crown scorch following a 1984 burn in loblolly pine. After four years, more than half the trees with 100% crown scorch had died but early differences in diameter growth had disappeared.

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No. 097 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 22; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 097 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 22; by T. A. DieraufOR-097

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by 1) hand chopping, 2) basal spraying herbicides, or 3) mist blowing herbicides at age three to no treatment and measured through age 20. Herbicide plots averaged 6-12% more basal area and 9-13% more volume than check plots.

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No. 098 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 23; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 098 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 23; by T. A. DieraufOR-098

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by basal spraying herbicides at two dilution rates at age one to no treatment and measured through age 19. Cordwood yield response varied from +22% on the lower dilution rate to -17% with the higher dilution.

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No. 099 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 24; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 099 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 24; by T. A. DieraufOR-099

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by aerial application of herbicides at age three to no treatment and measured through age 20. Herbicide plots averaged 11% more basal area and 18% more volume than check plots.

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No. 100 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 25; by T. A. Dierauf
No. 100 Loblolly Pine Release Study Report No. 25; by T. A. DieraufOR-100

Report summarizes findings from plots comparing release from hardwood competition by aerial application of herbicides at age two to no treatment and measured through age 18. Herbicide plots averaged 169% more basal area and 215% more volume than check plots.

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