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 23, 2019
 
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 - Oly Region 1739 July 12, 2018
Ground Herbicide - NE Region 1742 July 2, 2018
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1738 July 17, 2018
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1725 July 31, 2018
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1731 July 31, 2018
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 1746 Aug. 16, 2018
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - SPS Region 1743 July 23, 2018
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - SPS Region 1745 July 23, 2018
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - SPS Region 1748 July 23, 2018
Precommercial Thinning - SE Region 1744 Aug. 15, 2018
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - PC Region 1747 Aug. 23, 2018
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1732 Sept. 10, 2018
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1736 Sept. 10, 2018
PCT/Shaded Fuel Break - NE Region Amended 1750 Sept. 10, 2018
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1751 Sept. 10, 2018
Precommercial Thinning - SE Region 1754 Oct. 18, 2018
Tree Planting - Oly Region 1749 Nov. 2, 2018
Tree Planting - PC Region 1752 Oct. 30, 2018
Tree Planting - PC Region 1753 Oct. 30, 2018
Tree Planting - NW Region 1756 Nov. 15, 2018
Precommercial Thinning - Oly Region 1757 Nov. 21, 2018
Tree Planting - SE Region 1755 Nov. 28, 2018
Tree Planting - SPS Region 1758 Dec. 5, 2018
Tree Planting - NE Region 1762 Feb. 28, 2019
Tree Planting - NE Region 1763 Feb. 28, 2019
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1764 Feb. 28, 2019
Precommercial Thinning - NE Region 1767 Feb. 28. 2019
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - PC Region 1769 April 10. 2019
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - PC Region 1770 April 10. 2019
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - PC Region 1771 April 10. 2019
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 1777 May 13, 2019
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - Oly Region 1778 May 13, 2019
Precommercial Thinning - Oly Region 1784 May 9, 2019
Conifer Release Ground Herbicide - SPS Region 1781 May 14, 2019
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - PC Region 1766 May 17, 2019
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - SPS Region 1782 May 21, 2019
Precommercial Thinning- SPS Region 1783 May 21, 2019
Precommercial Thinning - PC Region 1787 May 28, 2019
Precommercial Thinning - PC Region 1772 May 28, 2019
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - PC Region 1785 May 28, 2019
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - PC Region 1788 May 28, 2019
Precommercial Thinning - NW Region 1776 May 29, 2019
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - NE Region 1792 June 18, 2019
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - NE Region 1790 June 18, 2019
Orchard Cone Picking - Meridian Seed Orchard 1793 June 24, 2019
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - Oly Region 1789 June 27, 2019
Site Preparation Ground Herbicide - NW Region 1774 June 19, 2019
Conifer Release Hand Cutting - NW Region 1775 June 19, 2019
Aerial Herbicide - PC Region 1765 June 14, 2019
 
 
These are contracts that have been posted during the current fiscal year (FY19, July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019). For information on previous contracts, please contact Zak.Thomas@dnr.wa.gov.