Programs and Services offered by the Virginia Department of Forestry

Landowner Services

Forest Management

Forestland Conservation

Water Quality Protection

Forest Health

Marketing and Advertising



Ecosystem Services

  • Ecosystem Services are the environmental benefits and services that forests provide, such as improving our air quality, filtering sediment and runoff from reaching our streams and lakes, insect pollination, and providing outdoor recreation opportunities.

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Urban and Community Forestry

  • Trees benefit towns and cities. Learn more about Urban and Community Forestry.
  • Cooperative Forestry allows private landowners and rural communities to use these programs and partnerships to help care for their forests, strengthen local economies, and maintain a high quality of life.

Last reviewed/updated: Monday, 25-Feb-2019 09:07:14 EST