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 and newly amended contracts in green: updated June 13, 2024
 
 
  Silviculture Contracts
Contract Type
Contract #
Bid Close Date
Precommercial Thinning - SE Region 3171 March 15, 2024
Tree Planting - SE Region^ 3174 March 13, 2024
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - PC Region 3154 March 5, 2024
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - PC Region 3172 March 11, 2024
Tree Planting - GNA# 7017 April 8, 2024
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 3189 March 28, 2024
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - NW Region 3175 April 16, 2024
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide (BLM) - Oly Region 3197 April 1, 2024
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - NE Region 3192 April 30, 2024
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide (BLM) - NW Region 3193 April 8, 2024
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3156 May 7, 2024
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3179 May 7, 2024
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3180 May 7, 2024
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3182 May 7, 2024
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - SPS Region 3157 May 9, 2024
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - SPS Region 3183 May 9, 2024
Ground Herbicide - GNA# 2445 May 9, 2024
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - PC Region 3169 April 29, 2024
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - PC Region 3177 April 29, 2024
Ground Herbicide - GNA# 7023 May 23, 2024
Tree Planting - GNA#^ 7019 May 6, 2024
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 3185 June 4, 2024
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 3186 June 4, 2024
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 3187 June 4, 2024
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 3191 June 4, 2024
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 3203 June 4, 2024
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - OLY Region 3208 June 6, 2024
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - PC Region 3178 May 22, 2024
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - PC Region 3196 May 22, 2024
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - PC Region 3198 May 22, 2024
Precommercial Thinning - SE Region 3190 July 3, 2024
Conifer Release Hand Cutting- NW Region 3201 June 17, 2024
Conifer Release Hand Cutting- NW Region 3204 June 17, 2024
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - NW Region 3212 June 18, 2024
Conifer Release Hand Cutting- PC Region 3146 June 25, 2024
Conifer Release Hand Cutting- PC Region 3200 June 25, 2024
Conifer Release Hand Cutting- OLY Region 3214 June 27, 2024
Conifer Release Hand Cutting- OLY Region^ 3215 June 27, 2024
 

^ 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 (FY24, July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024). For information on previous contracts, please contact Zak.Thomas@dnr.wa.gov.  ​