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

Ginseng: How we are loving it to death

August 25, 2020

Ginseng: How we are loving it to death

November 13, 2019

WVDOF fire crews keep coal seam fires in check

November 7, 2019

WV Forestry trains responders to investigate wildland fires

August 16, 2019

West Virginia ginseng digging season opens September 1

August 2, 2019

4-Hers compete in national forestry competition at Jackson’s Mill

forest ranger fishing in a west virginia stream

July 29, 2019

What’s the Difference between State Forests and National Forests?

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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.