Spring Fire Season
Fire season dates: March 1 – May 31
Burning is prohibited during burning season from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2023 Arbor Day

West Virginia 2020 State Forest Action Plan

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202312apr8:00 amBest Management Practices WorkshopBurlington VFD

202319aprAll DayProject Learning Tree (PLT)Celebrating Connection Early Childhood training

202320aprAll Day21Project Learning Tree (PLT)Envirothon, Cacapon State Park, Morgan County

202327apr9:30 amTREE FELLING SAFETY AND PERSONAL SAFETY EQUIPMENT WORKSHOPElk River Wildlife Management Area, Sutton, WV

202303may8:30 amBest Management Practices WorkshopElizabeth-Wirt VFD

202304may8:00 amBest Management Practices WorkshopGassaway (Mon Power Building)


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The West Virginia Division of Forestry is committed to protecting, nurturing, sustaining, and promoting the wise utilization of our state’s forest resources.


Established in 1909, as a declaration of the state government for the need of forest protection and research, the West Virginia Division of Forestry protects and conserves the state’s forest resources.