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

West Virginia Division of Forestry Current Blogs

August 26, 2021

How people and urban trees can live better together

August 26, 2021

Big tree hunting: a fun way to carry out the serious work of documenting our remaining giants

August 26, 2021

West Virginia Forestry crews respond to a new season of wildfires

August 26, 2021

Ginseng: The Appalachian root becomes an international star in the export market

July 23, 2021

Are your woodlands living up to their potential?

July 23, 2021

Pick up forest FUNdamentals with outdoor games this summer

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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.