The Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) website is full of information for learners of all ages. This page links to VDOF information for kids, students, adults, and teachers.
- Fall Foliage - learn about fall colors in Virginia
- Nature Near You (activity sheets)
- Forest Facts
- Go on a treasure hunt by visiting our geocache site on the Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest.
- Places to Go
- Things to Do
Adult Education and Outreach
- Driving Tour: Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest
Learn about forestry from the comfort of your car! Listen to our self-guided driving tour as it takes you through 17 different locations on the Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest, revealing what's going on “behind the scenes.”
- The mature loblolly pine stand at Stop 5 was recently harvested and is being reforested. We will be locating an alternate stop for this tour soon. Meanwhile, please skip the audio portion of this tour stop, but do take a look at the completed harvest site. New forest coming soon!
- Driving Tour: Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest (English; MP3 format; 27MB)
- GPS Coordinates for the Driving Tour
- Map of the Driving Tour (English; PDF format)
- Script of the Driving Tour. Print out the script and follow along - not while driving, of course!
- Trees 101: Learn how to plant, prune, and care for individual trees.
- The Virginia Master Naturalist Program is a statewide corps of volunteers providing education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities.
- Resources for small woodlot owners - http://www.forestryforthebay.org/
- Links to design your own learning program
Forest Education Centers
New Kent Forestry Center
Matthews State Forest
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