Department of Forestry

The Campbell County division of the Virginia Department of Forestry assists private landowners in the protection and management of their forest resources.

Forest Protection Program
The Forest Protection Program includes:
  • Fire prevention programs for schools and civic groups
  • Forest fire suppression training for volunteer fire departments and other organized fire fighting crews
  • Enforcement of forest fire laws
  • Forest fire suppression
  • Information and field visits for insect and disease problems in trees or forests
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Forest Management Program
The Forest Management Program includes:
  • Examination of forest tracts and development of a forest management plan
  • A full range of reforestation services including tree seedling sales, coordination of planting crews, prescribed burning, and cost share program administration
  • Examination of harvesting operations and information on marketing timber
  • Information on various practices and topics in forest management