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Forest Stewardship Program sign-up period now open

CHARLESTON, WV — The West Virginia Division of Forestry (WVDOF) announced that the sign-up period for the Forest Stewardship Program b...

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WV Div. of Forestry urging West Virginians to take caution while burning outdoors, follow all spring fire season guidelines

CHARLESTON, WV — Following a series of fires throughout West Virginia, the Division of Forestry (WVDOF) is urging West Virginians to take...

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WV spring fire season, burning restrictions return March 1

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The start of West Virginia’s annual spring fire season on Tuesday marks the return of burning restrictions, in...

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October 1 is the start of fall fire season, West Virginia residents urged to follow burning guidelines

CHARLESTON, WV — Fall fire season starts Friday, Oct. 1, and continues through Dec. 31. The West Virginia Division of Forestry (WVDOF) re...

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WV 2021 ginseng season starts Sept. 1

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — Ginseng harvest season opens Wednesday, Sept. 1, and continues through Tuesday, Nov. 30. Observing the legal season a...

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WV Division of Forestry subdues fire in Pendleton County

CHARLESTON, WV — After several days of battling the blaze, the West Virginia Division of Forestry declared the South Mill Creek fire in &...

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West Virginia Forestry dispatches members to fight fires in Minnesota

CHARLESTON, WV — The West Virginia Division of Forestry (WV DOF) has dispatched two crews to contain fires in Minnesota. A crew with eigh...

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WV Division of Forestry responds to fire in Pendleton County

CHARLESTON, WV — The West Virginia Division of Forestry is urging residents of Mozer in Pendleton County to avoid the Brushy Run area as ...

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West Virginia Division of Forestry honors student winners of 2021 Arbor Day Poster contest

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Forestry (WVDOF) announced the winners of the 2021 Arbor Day Poster contest for fou...

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WV Division of Forestry requests public information on March 23 wildfire in Coopers Rock State Forest

CHARLESTON, WV — The West Virginia Division of Forestry (WVDOF) is seeking information from the public regarding a wildfire in Clay Run a...

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WV Division of Forestry urges the public to practice fire safety and burning precautions to prevent wildfires

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The West Virginia Division of Forestry (WVDOF) reminds the public to be cautious throughout spring fire season and f...

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Charleston man arrested on felony charges following Kanawha County wildfires

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — West Virginia Division of Forestry’s Special Operations Unit Investigator John Bird arrested a Kanawha County...

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