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 11, 2018
 
Current Invitations to Bid - Click on bid number to open the draft contract document.
 
  Silviculture Contracts
Contract Type
Contract Number
Date Bids Opened
Ground Herbicide - Site Prep - NW Region 1696 July 10, 2017
Conifer Release - Hand Cutting - NW Region 1697 July 11, 2017
Conifer Release - Hand Cutting - NW Region 1698 July 11, 2017
Ground Herbicide - Site Prep - Oly Region 1699 Aug. 9, 2017
Conifer Release - Hand Cutting - Oly Region 1700 Aug. 9, 2017
Tree Planting - NW Region 1702 Oct. 30, 2017
Pre Commercial Thinning - PC Region 1701 Oct. 26, 2017
Conifer Release - Hand Cutting - PC Region 1705 Oct. 26, 2017
Tree Planting - Oly Region 1706 Nov. 30, 2017
Tree Planting - PC Region 1703 Dec. 1, 2017
Tree Planting - PC Region 1704 Dec. 1, 2017
Tree Planting - PC Region 1707 Dec. 1, 2017
Ground Herbicide - NW Region 1714 Jan. 9, 2018
Tree Planting - SPS Region 1715 Dec 13, 2017
Tree Planting - SPS Region 1716 Dec 15, 2017
Pre Commercial Restoration Thinning - PC Region 1708 Jan. 4, 2018
Pre Commercial Thinning - NW Region 1717 Jan. 25, 2018
Tree Planting - NE Region 1710 March 2, 2018
Tree Planting - NE Region 1711 March 2, 2018
Tree Planting - NE Region 1712 March 2, 2018
Tree Planting - NE Region 1713 March 2, 2018
Tree Planting - NE Region 1718 March 2, 2018
Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 1723 April 12, 2018
Ground Herbicide - NW Region 1724 May 3, 2018
 
 
These are contracts that have been posted during the current fiscal year (FY18). For information on previous conrtacts please contact Zak.Thomas@dnr.wa.gov.