Silviculture on State Lands
Growing state forests through state trust lands forest management
We use silviculture activities to achieve a variety of agency objectives. By promoting forest health and productivity, increasing revenue, and sustaining wildlife habitat, these activities play a key active role in keeping Washington's forested state trust lands vibrant and healthy.
Silviculture contracts fall under several categories: Tree Planting, Pre-Commercial Thinning, Site Preparation, and Conifer Release. If you are interested in bidding on silviculture contracts, please browse this information to find out about the bidding process and current and anticipated contracts open for bid.
UPDATED: November 23, 2015
Current Invitations to Bid - Click on bid number to open contract document.
Date Bids Opened
|Southeast||Pre-Commercial Thinning||1585||December 01, 2015|
December 02, 2015
|South Puget Sound||Tree Planting||1594||December 10, 2015|
|Olympic||Tree Planting||1601||December 10, 2015|
|Southeast||Pre-Commercial Thinning||1604||December 11, 2015|
|Southeast||Tree Planting||1588||December 15, 2015|
|Pacific Cascade||Tree Planting||1599||December 15, 2015|
|Pacific Cascade||Tree Planting||1600||December 15, 2015|
|Southeast||Tree Planting||1603||December 15, 2015|
Contracts Awarded 2006-Present
- Aerial Herbicide
- Conifer Release Ground Herbicide
- Conifer Release Hand Cutting
- Pre-Commercial Thinning (PCT)
- Site Preparation (Ground Herbicide, Hand Cutting, and Mechanical)