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WV Division of Forestry urges public to practice fire safety

A forest fire ravages an evergreen forest.
Officials with the West Virginia Division of Forestry are reminding the public to be cautious throughout spring fire season and follow safe burning laws. Between...

Glenville, state partnership creates forestry certification programs

W.Va. Division of Forestry Forester Jesse King instructs students.
Glenville State College in partnership with the West Virginia Division of Forestry is offering forestry certifications as part of the school's expanding Forest Technology...

Forest Stewardship program announced in eastern panhandle

Pendeleton County, Potomac Branches Region
The West Virginia Division of Forestry is announcing a sign-up period for the Forest Stewardship program counties in the Chesapeake Bay watershed in the...

W.Va. State U. to host virtual workshop on forest planning

W.Va. State University will host a forest management planning seminar for state landowners.
West Virginia State University will host a free online workshop on forest-management planning for West Virginia farmers and landholders on Thursday, June 18, at...

Glenville, U.S. Forest Service to offer forestry internships

A new forestry partnership at Glenville State College is providing internships in the Monongahela National Forest.
The Glenville State College Department of Land Resources, the GSC Foundation, and the United States Forest Service have partnered to offer internship opportunities for...

Students map landmark campus trees at Bethany College

Landmark trees shade the campus at Bethany College near the school's old-growth Parkinson Forest.
Students at Bethany College are mapping trees across the school's historic campus in advance of the arrival of one of the nation's foremost experts...

State tree nursery to begin selling container trees Feb. 1

A sycamore opens beneath a blue winter sky in West Virginia. Sycamores are now available at the state tree nursery.
Clements State Tree Nursery is taking orders for container trees, which will be available Feb. 1, weather permitting, according to West Virginia forestry officials. Located...

WVU prof to study plant invading the Appalachian forest

To the casual observer, Japanese stiltgrass appears as a harmless, leafy-green plant that blends into the majestic scenery during a weekend hike, but plant...

New River college offering two-day survival skills course

A campfire blazes in the West Virginia hills.
Enhance your survival skills and knowledge during a two-day course offered in May at New River Community and Technical College’s campus in Nicholas County...

Officials propose gypsy moth treatment in central, eastern W.Va.

Gypsy Moth in West Virginia
The W.Va. Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Forest Service, is proposing aerial treatment of gypsy moth infestation over approximately...

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