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 10, 2022
 
Current Invitations to Bid - Click on bid number to open the draft contract document.
 
  Silviculture Contracts
Contract Type
Contract #
Bid Close Date
Precommercial Thinning - SE Region 1867 July 12, 2021
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - NW Region 1941 July 12, 2021
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - Oly Region 3005 July 8, 2021
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 3006 July 29, 2021
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - SPS Region 3007 August 3, 2021
Mechanical Fuels Reduction - NE Region # 3001 August 13, 2021
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 3008 August 19, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - Oly Region 3011 August 26, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - Oly Region 3012 September 2, 2021
Fall Tree Planting - PC Region 1887 August 26, 2021
Hazardous Fuels Reduction - SE Region# 3003 September 8, 2021
Hazardous Fuels Reduction - SE Region# 3004 September 8, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - PC Region 3014 October 4, 2021
Tree Planting - Oly Region 3020 November 4, 2021
Tree Planting - Oly Region 3024 November 9, 2021
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - PC Region 3016 October 18, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - SE Region 3019 October 18, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - PC Region (reposted) 3015 November 2, 2021
Tree Planting - NW Region 3022 November 3, 2021
Tree Planting - NW Region 3023 November 3, 2021
Tree Planting - PC Region 3017 November 15, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - Oly Region 3034 November 17, 2021
Tree Planting - PC Region 3018 November 22, 2021
Tree Planting - PC Region 3021 November 22, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - NW Region 3035 December 14, 2021
Tree Planting - SPS Region 3030 December 1, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3028 December 16, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3029 December 16, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3031 December 9, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3032 December 9, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3033 December 9, 2021
Tree Planting - SPS Region 3036 December 9, 2021
Precommercial Thinning - PC Region 3026 January 20, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - PC Region 3027 January 20, 2022
Tree Planting - NE Region 1877 February 28, 2022
Tree Planting - NE Region 1878 February 28, 2022
Tree Planting - NE Region 1879 February 28, 2022
Tree Planting w/ spot treatment - NE Region 1891 February 28, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NW Region 3046 February 16, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NW Region 3047 February 16, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NW Region 3048 March 2, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NW Region 3049 March 2, 2022
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - NW Region 3040 March 15, 2022
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - NW Region 3051 March 15, 2022
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 3055 April 5, 2022
Tree Planting + spot treatment - NE Region 3056 March 11, 2022
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - NW Region 3050 March 22, 2022
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 3057 April 12, 2022
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - SPS Region^ 3042 March 30, 2022
Hazardous Fuels Reduction - NE Region# 3000 May 2, 2022
Precommercial Thinning + Fuels - NE Region# 3010 May 2, 2022
Ground Herbicide - PC Region 3038 April 25, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1927 June 7, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1928 June 8, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1929 June 8, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1933 June 7, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1935 June 7, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1936 June 7, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1937 June 8, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 3041 June 8, 2022
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - NE Region 3052 June 7, 2022
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - NE Region 3053 June 7, 2022
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - NE Region 3054 June 7, 2022
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - SPS Region 3058 May 10, 2022
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - SPS Region 3059 May 10, 2022
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - Oly Region 3062 June 16, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - SE Region 3025 June 6, 2022
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 3067 June 23, 2022
 

^ This symbol indicates an open solicitation was recently amended.

# 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 (FY22, July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022). For information on previous contracts, please contact Zak.Thomas@dnr.wa.gov.