Over 1,300 Virginia woodland owners have attended this annual conference.  A variety of break-out sessions are offered to appeal to both new and experienced owners, as well as owners of both small and large woodlots.

In addition, representatives from Virginia's natural resource agencies are available to inform participants of the services available to them.

The 14th Annual Woods & Wildlife Conference will be held on February 24, 2018 at the Daniel Technology Center, Germanna Community College, Culpeper.  Registration opens in December.  

Topics to be covered in 2018 will be posted soon.  

Topics covered at the 2017 conference included:

  • Ghosts of the Woods: Virginia's Mystery Mammals
  • Trees for Pollinators
  • Leasing Your Land for Income
  • Streams and Stream Habitat
  • Shenandoah Park Fire
  • Snakes of Virginia
  • Do-it Yourself Forest Measurement
  • Get Paid to Improve Your Yard: Virginia Conservation Assistance Program
  • What to Expect from a Timber Harvest
  • Virginia's Vernal Pools

2017 Woods & Wildlife participants may view presentations from the conference.  

View presentations from previous conference.

What previous participants are saying:

"I enjoyed meeting other landowners from the area; excellent presentations. I'd attend again."

"Excellent conference. I always learn something new when attending the conference."

"This is my second conference and will not be my last.  It is well-run and always enjoyable, and I come away with a great deal of useful knowledge. Thank you!"


Upcoming Conferences and Workshops

14th Annual Woods & Wildlife Conference 

The 2018 Virginia Forestry Summit will be held May 2-4 in Richmond. Registration will open in March. Come help celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Virginia Forestry Association.

Preparing for Genertion NEXT