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

Arbor Day in Schools

2022 Arbor Day Poster Winners

Poster by 4th Grade Winner Maddy Brown

Poster by 5th Grade Winner Autumn Seitz

Both winners were from Milton Elementary School in Milton, Cabell County

The 2023 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…Different!” and submit it by April 4, 2023 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.