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.
New contracts in green: updated Aug. 15, 2018
Current Invitations to Bid - Click on bid number to open the draft contract document.
Date Bids Opened
|Ground Herbicide - Oly Region||1739||July 12, 2018|
|Ground Herbicide - NE Region||1742||July 2, 2018|
|Precommercial Thinning - NE Region||1738||July 17, 2018|
|Precommercial Thinning - NE Region||1725||July 31, 2018|
|Precommercial Thinning - NE Region||1731||July 31, 2018|
|Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - Oly Region||1746||Aug. 16, 2018|
|Conifer Release Hand Cutting - SPS Region||1743||July 23, 2018|
|Conifer Release Hand Cutting - SPS Region||1745||July 23, 2018|
|Conifer Release Hand Cutting - SPS Region||1748||July 23, 2018|
|Precommercial Thinning - SE Region||1744||Aug. 15, 2018|
|Conifer Release Hand Cutting - PC Region||1747||Aug. 23, 2018|
These are contracts that have been posted during the current fiscal year (FY19, July 1st 2018 - June 31st 2019). For information on previous contracts please contact Zak.Thomas@dnr.wa.gov.