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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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WV Division of Forestry investigators request public information on arson fires

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The West Virginia Division of Forestry’s Special Operations Unit is investigating several arson fires around t...

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WVDOF state foresters work to clear roads during winter storm emergency

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Responding to a winter storm State of Emergency declared by Gov. Jim Justice on Feb. 16, the West Virginia Division o...

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WVDOF revises State Forest Action Plan, sets priorities for the next 10 years

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Forestry (WVDOF) presents an overview of priority actions to conserve, protect, and enh...

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West Virginia Arbor Day poster contest now accepting entries from fourth and fifth grade classrooms

2021 Theme is “Trees are Terrific…and Growing” CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia fourth and fifth grade students can showcase their...

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Emmons couple indicted on 2 counts stemming from 2019 wildfires

CHARLESTON, W.V. —  An Emmons couple has been indicted on two counts related to wildfires in February of last year, according to the West...

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Fall fire season begins Oct. 1, West Virginia residents urged to follow burning guidelines

CHARLESTON, W.V. —  Autumn traditionally signals cooler temperatures, leaves changing colors and the start of the fall fire season. Fall...

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Sign up for West Virginia Forest Stewardship program starts Sept. 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  The West Virginia Division of Forestry (WVDOF) is announcing a sign-up period for the Forest Stewardship Program in...

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Ginseng season starts Sept. 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The time is fast approaching for ginseng diggers to head to the woods. The season to legally dig ginseng starts Tuesd...

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Forest Stewardship Program Sign-Up Announced

The West Virginia Division of Forestry(WVDOF) is announcing a sign-up period for the Forest Stewardship program in the Chesapeake Bay Waters...

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