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

2023 Arbor Day Poster Winners

Poster by 4th Grade Winner Ellie Alexander

Poster by 5th Grade Winner Isabella Kelly

2023 Arbor Day Poster Entries


Maddison Harris Beverly Elem in Beverly, WV

Alyssa Harlan Coalton Elem Coalton, WV

Griffin Reesman Coalton Elem. Coalton, WV

Amerah Zirkle Coalton Elem. Coalton, WV

Autumn Poling North Elem. in Elkins, WV

Emily Putzula North Elem. Elkins, WV

Sadie Wills Calvary Baptist Academy in Hurricane, WV

Erin Carney Calvary Baptist Academy in Hurricane, WV

Brooklyn Smith Milton Elem. in Milton, WV

Bryce Wallen Milton Elem. in Milton, WV


Raeley Perdue Williamstown Elem. in Williamstown, WV


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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.