WEST VIRGINIA FORESTRY ASSOCIATION

WEST VIRGINIA FORESTRY ASSOCIATION

WEST VIRGINIA FORESTRY ASSOCIATION

WEST VIRGINIA FORESTRY ASSOCIATION

WEST VIRGINIA FORESTRY ASSOCIATION

WEST VIRGINIA FORESTRY ASSOCIATION

The West Virginia Forestry Association is a non-profit organization funded by its membership

Our members include individuals and businesses involved in forest management, timber production, firewood production, harvesting, and wood product manufacturing. Our members are concerned with protecting the environment, as well as enhancing the future of West Virginia’s forests through multiple-use management.  Watch below a video introduction to WVFA and the industry that we proudly represent.

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Sustainable Forestry Initiative- Upcoming Logger Training Sessions

Sustainable Forestry Initiative- Upcoming Logger Training Sessions

Timber harvesting operations in West Virginia must have at least one WV DOF Certified Logger on the site anytime the operation is active. Initial certification is good for a two year period that starts on the first day of July. Recertification is required after...

AB Brooks Symposium 2022

AB Brooks Symposium 2022

SAVE THE DATE! The 36th Annual AB Brooks Memorial Forestry Symposium will be held on February 1, 2022 - in Charleston, WV. A full schedule and more details will be uploaded as we get closer to the event.  Registration Details Registration:  $TBA for Members /...

Monongahela National Forest Upper Elk

Monongahela National Forest Upper Elk

The Upper Elk Project is located on the Marlinton-White Sulphur Ranger District in Pocahontas, Randolph, and Webster counties and is centered around the community of Slatyfork, West Virginia. The project area is approximately 41,026 acres with 33,328 acres (81...

Nominations open for the 2021 West Virginia Outstanding Logger Award

Nominations open for the 2021 West Virginia Outstanding Logger Award

Nominations TBD for the 2022 West Virginia Outstanding Logger Award The WVFA “WV Outstanding Logger” award program is designed to recognize outstanding independent logging contractor performance. Through the recognition of competent professional logging contractors...

Online Logger Recertification Course

Online Logger Recertification Course

Every two years, loggers around the state get the opportunity to refresh their knowledge on WV Laws and Silvicultural Best Management Practices at one of the WV Division of Forestry’s in-person training sessions.  Typically, this means finding a session that does not...

Log a Load

Log a Load

Twenty-fourth Annual Ted Harriman Memorial Log-a-Load for Kids Log AuctionThe Mountain Loggers Group, Inc., made a donation of more than $84,000 toward its $500,000 pledge to name the cafeteria in the new WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital. Representatives from the...