Spring Fire Season is March 1 – May 31
Burning is prohibited during this time from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Arbor Day in Schools - WV Division of Forestry
Fire season dates: October 1 – December 31
Burning is prohibited from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. during this time

Arbor Day in Schools

Poster by 4th Grade Winner Katelyn Maloney

Poster by 5th Grade Winner Molly Bradshaw

Both winners are from Woodsdale Elementary in Wheeling, Ohio County

The 2022 West Virginia Arbor Day Poster Contest is here!

4th and 5th grade students in WV can create a poster related to the theme “Trees are Terrific…and Different!” and submit it by April 4, 2022 for a chance to win a framed certificate and a tree planted in their honor!


Arbor Day Resources

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Forest Legacy Program

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Fall Foliage

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Managed Timberland Program

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Industry Assistance

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Planting Trees

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News Releases

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Project Learning Tree

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Invasive Species

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Conservation Education


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.