The Virginia Forest Landowner Education Program offers short courses on a wide variety of topics.  

To suit the needs of a diverse clientele group (forest landowners) short courses include both face-to-face and on-line classes.  

We also offer on-line continuing education opportunities for natural resource professionals.  

Learn more about our Face-to-Face Classes or our Online Classes.

Landowner Weeked Retreats
Jason Fisher, VCE, teaches Central Retreat participants what they can learn from looking at tree rings.

Upcoming Short Courses

Fifteen Minutes in the Forest

  • 12:15-12:30 p.m. 
  • Now 3 ways to watch: 
  • Save the dates flier
  • Free - now every other Friday!
  • July 30 - Pinesnake
  • August 6 - Precommercial Thinning
  • August 20 - Emerald Ash Borer Treatment
  • September 3 - Site Preparation for Pine
  • September 17 - TBA
  • October 1 - A Tour of Maple Trees
  • October 15 - TBA

There are no face to face classes being offered at this time. We hope to resume in-person programming in the fall of 2021.