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

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 May 6, 2021
 
Current Invitations to Bid - Click on bid number to open the draft contract document.
 
  Silviculture Contracts
Contract Type
Contract #
Bid Close Date
Fuels Reduction - GNA via SE Region# 1858 July 9, 2020
Site Preparation Aerial Herbicide - NW Region 1859 July 15, 2020
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - NW Region 1824 July 22 2020
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 1862 August 20, 2020
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 1863 August 20, 2020
Fuels Reduction - GNA via SE Region# 1827 August 21, 2020
Fall Tree Planting - PC Region 1852 August 20, 2020
Precommercial Thinning - SE Region 1797 August 26, 2020
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - PC Region 1860 September 17, 2020
Fuels Reduction/Piling - GNA via NE Region# 1865 September 30, 2020
Precommercial Thinning - Oly Region 1872 October 29, 2020
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - PC Region 1861 October 21, 2020
Tree Planting - Oly Region 1873 November 17, 2020
Tree Planting - Oly Region 1874 November 17, 2020
Tree Planting - PC Region 1869 November 19, 2020
Tree Planting - PC Region 1870 November 19, 2020
Tree Planting - PC Region 1871 November 19, 2020
Tree Planting - NW Region 1875 Decemver 2, 2020
Tree Planting - NW Region 1876 Decemver 2, 2020
Tree Planting - SPS Region 1881 Decemver 3, 2020
Tree Planting - PC Region 1892 January 26, 2021
Tree Planting - NE Region 1831 March 2, 2021
Tree Planting - NE Region 1832 March 2, 2021
Tree Planting - NE Region 1833 March 2, 2021
Tree Planting w/ spot treatment - NE Region 1834 March 2, 2021
Tree Planting w/ spot treatment - NE Region 1866 March 2, 2021
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide (basal) - SPS Region 1893 March 3, 2021
Ground Herbicide (rock pit) - Oly Region 1895 April 15, 2021
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide (basal) - Oly Region 1900 April 8, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - PC Region 1884 March 9, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - PC Region 1885 March 9, 2021
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - NW Region 1882 March 17, 2021
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - PC Region 1888 March 25, 2021
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide (basal) -  NW Region 1907 March 22, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - NW Region 1908 March 22, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 1910 March 30, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 1911 March 30, 2021
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 1906 April 27, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - NW Region 1931 April 6, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 1902 April 6, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 1903 April 6, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 1916 April 7, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 1905 April 13, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 1915 April 13, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 1917 April 13, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - PC Region 1886 April 29, 2021
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - PC Region 1889 May 13, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 1901 May 11, 2021
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - SPS Region 1938 May 13, 2021
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - SPS Region 1940 May 13, 2021
Precommercial Thinning (fuel break) - NE Region 1835 June 8, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1837 June 8, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1843 June 8, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1855 June 8, 2021
Precommercial Thinning (fuel break) - NE Region 1864 June 8, 2021
Precommercial Thinning (fuel break) - NE Region 1868 June 8, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1836 June 8, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1844 June 8, 2021
Ground Herbicide (hack and squirt) - NE Region 1838 June 10, 2021
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - NE Region 1924 June 10, 2021
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - NE Region 1925 June 10, 2021
 

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# These contracts are administered by Good Neighbor Authority (GNA). Work takes place on Federal lands and may be administered by both DNR and USFS staff.

NE = Northeast Region, NW = Northwest Region, Oly = Olympic Region, PC = Pacific Cascade Region, SPS = South Puget South Region, SE = Southeast Region.
 
Posted contracts are from the current fiscal year (FY21, July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021). For information on previous contracts, please contact Zak.Thomas@dnr.wa.gov.