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 November 1, 2022
 
Current Invitations to Bid - Click on bid number to open the draft contract document.
 
  Silviculture Contracts
Contract Type
Contract #
Bid Close Date
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - NW Region 3069 July 19, 2022
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 3073 August 16, 2022
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 3074 August 18, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - Oly Region 3099 September 15, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - Oly Region 3100 September 22, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3087 September 14, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3088 September 14, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3089 September 14, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region # 3063 September 28, 2022
Hazardous Fuels Reduction - NE Region # 3064 September 28, 2022
Hazardous Fuels Reduction - NE Region # 3002 September 28, 2022
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - PC Region 3037 September 19, 2022
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - SPS Region 3090 September 14, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - PC Region 3065 October 3, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - PC Region 3097 October 3, 2022
Hazardous Fuels Reduction - SE Region # 7000 September 26, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3091 October 19, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3092 October 19, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3093 October 19, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - SPS Region 3101 October 19, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NW Region 3102 October 19, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NW Region 3103 October 19, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - NW Region 3104 October 19, 2022
Precommercial Thinning - Oly Region 3108 October 13, 2022
Tree Planting - NW Region 3110 October 26, 2022
Tree Planting - NW Region 3111 October 26, 2022
Tree Planting - SPS Region 3109 October 19, 2022
Tree Planting - Oly Region 3113 November 17, 2022
Tree Planting - Oly Region 3114 November 17, 2022
Tree Planting - PC 3094 November 22, 2022
Tree Planting - PC & SE Regions 3095 November 22, 2022
Tree Planting - PC & SE Regions 3096 November 22, 2022
 

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# 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 (FY23, July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023). For information on previous contracts, please contact Zak.Thomas@dnr.wa.gov.  ​