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Sunday, November 27, 2022

Virginia Department of Forestry

Milestone reached in Va. forest easements

The Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) recently marked creation of its 200th conservation easement. With the addition of the 1,428-acre property in Wise County known as Pine Mountain, the department has now protected 91,597 acres of land, 84,112 acres of...

State nursery has seedlings on sale for 2023 planting

Every October, the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) offers a wide variety of trees for purchase through its online “seedling store.” Seedlings can be ordered in quantities ranging from five to 25,000, and can be picked up from the Augusta...

Va. forestry officials seeking donated nuts for propagation

As the temperatures finally start to drop and the Old Dominion begins its transition into fall, foresters and staff at the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) are set to begin gathering and sorting this year’s acorn crop in preparation...

Va. forestry officials offering seedlings for sale

The Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) has opened its annual Seedling Store, which offers a variety of seedlings for online purchase. “Our seedlings are grown and sold directly from our self-supporting forestry centers without replanting, and are bred for Virginia...

Va. forestry officials ask: Can you spare some nuts?

The Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) is again seeking 12 species of acorns and nuts that can be planted at its Augusta Forestry Center in Crimora to grow into tree seedlings that will become the forests of tomorrow. Each year,...

Va. firefighters headed west to help battle blazes

As wildfire ravages many areas of the western U.S. and Canada this summer, Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) personnel from across the commonwealth have accepted assignments to assist with fire-suppression efforts. The department has deployed 39 people to serve as...
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Holiday nostalgia on tap at Alden Theatre

The Alden Theatre of the McLean Community Center will present “The Joyfully Jolly Jamboree” on Sunday, Dec. 11 at...
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