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 April 2, 2020
 
Current Invitations to Bid - Click on bid number to open the draft contract document.
 
  Silviculture Contracts
Contract Type
Contract Number
Date Bids Opened
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - NE Region 1791 July 10, 2019
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1768 August 1, 2019
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1794 August 1, 2019
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1795 August 1, 2019
Ground Herbicide, Foliar - Oly Region 1801 August 20, 2019
Ground Herbicide, BLM - Oly Region 1800 August 23, 2019
Fuels Reduction - GNA via SE Region## 1811 September 20, 2019
Precommercial Thinning - PC Region 1802 September 27, 2019
Tree Planting - Oly Region 1809 November 21, 2019
Tree Planting - Oly Region 1810 November 21, 2019
Tree Planting - NW Region 1818 October 31, 2019
Tree Planting - NW Region 1819  October 31, 2019
Tree Planting - SE Region 1773 November 20, 2019
Tree Planting - PC Region 1805 November 20, 2019
Tree Planting - PC Region 1806 November 20, 2019
Tree Planting - PC Region 1807 November 20, 2019
Tree Planting - SPS Region 1820  December 4, 2019
Ground Herbicide, BLM - NW Region 1823 February 19, 2020
Tree Planting - NE Region 1812 February 27, 2020
Tree Planting - NE Region 1813 February 27, 2020
Tree Planting - NE Region 1814 February 27, 2020
Tree Planting - NE Region 1815 February 27, 2020
Tree Planting w/ spot treatment - NE Region 1816 February 27, 2020
Conifer Release, hand cutting - NW Region 1826 April 22, 2020
Conifer Release, ground herbicide - PC Region 1825 March 25, 2020
Precommercial Thinning - Oly Region 1828 May 6, 2020
Precommercial Thinning - SE Region 1808 May 1, 2020
 

## 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 (FY20, July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020). For information on previous contracts, please contact Zak.Thomas@dnr.wa.gov.