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 February 20, 2024
 
 
  Silviculture Contracts
Contract Type
Contract #
Bid Close Date
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 3133 July 12, 2023
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - Oly Region 3143 July 13, 2023
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - PC Region 3141 July 12, 2023
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - PC Region 3142 July 12, 2023
Hand Cutting - Natural Areas in Oly/SPS 3144 August 16, 2023
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 3145 August 17, 2023
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - NE Region^ 3084 September 6, 2023
Hazardous Fuels Reduction - GNA# 7009 September 12, 2023
Hazardous Fuels Reduction - GNA# 7010 September 12, 2023
Hazardous Fuels Reduction - GNA# 7011 September 12, 2023
Hazardous Fuels Reduction - GNA#^ 7003 October 9, 2023
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - PC Region 3140 September 7, 2023
Hazardous Fuels Reduction - GNA# 7012 September 8, 2023
Hazardous Fuels Reduction - GNA# 7013 September 8, 2023
Hazardous Fuels Reduction - GNA# 7014 September 8, 2023
Precommercial Thinning and Piling- NE Region 3160 September 13, 2023
Precommercial Thinning - Oly Region 3151 September 20, 2023
Precommercial Thinning - Oly Region 3150 September 21, 2023
Precommercial Thinning - PC Region 3147 September 27, 2023
Webster Nursery Seedling Lifting/Packing^ 2410 October 26, 2023
Precommercial Thinning - NW Region 3161 October 17, 2023
Precommercial Thinning - NW Region 3162 October 17, 2023
Precommercial Thinning - NW Region 3163 October 17, 2023
Precommercial Thinning - NW Region 3164 October 17, 2023
Tree Planting - SPS Region 3155 November 14, 2023
Precommercial Thinning - PC Region 3148 October 31, 2023
Precommercial Thinning - GNA# 7006 November 27, 2023
Tree Planting - PC Region 3152 November 6, 2023
Tree Planting - PC Region 3153 November 6, 2023
Hazardous Fuels Reduction - GNA# 7016 November 27, 2023
Tree Planting - Oly Region 3168 November 16, 2023
Tree Planting - Oly Region 3167 November 21, 2023
Tree Planting - NW Region 3165 November 21, 2023
Tree Planting - NW Region 3166 November 21, 2023
Precommercial Thinning and Piling- GNA# 3009 December 14, 2023
Precommercial Thinning - PC Region 3159 November 27, 2023
Tree Planting - NE Region 3075 February 29, 2024
Tree Planting - NE Region 3076 February 29, 2024
Tree Planting - NE Region 3077 February 29, 2024
Tree Planting - NE Region 3078 February 29, 2024
Tree Planting w/ spot treatment - NE Region 3080 February 29, 2024
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
 

^ 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.  ​