Fire season dates: October 1 – December 31
Burning is prohibited from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. during this time

West Virginia Division of Forestry Current Blogs

June 8, 2022

Randolph, Upshur Students Help WV Forestry Plant Red Spruce Trees at Kumbrabow State Forest

May 16, 2022

Division of Forestry: The Role of a West Virginia Forester

March 29, 2022

Spring fire season is here: Let’s do our part to prevent wildfires

November 9, 2021

Lookout legacy: Fire towers stand as lofty reminders of West Virginia’s firefighting history

October 1, 2021

Fall fire awareness heats up during cool, dry autumn

August 26, 2021

How people and urban trees can live better together

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Fall Foliage

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Managed Timberland Program

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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.