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WVU Extension Service specialists are knowledgeable about forestry and wood products in the Appalachian Forest Region.

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WVU Extension experts help landowners to promote multiple uses of natural resources in ways that are sustainable and compatible in the Appalachian forest region.

Forestry Guide

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Proper Christmas Tree Selection & Safety

For those who enjoy a fresh, green tree during this special time, a few simple considerations will help to make your Christmas tree both attractive and safe.

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What is Stumpage

To simplify stumpage into a mathematical equation: stumpage = “mill delivered price” - cutting - skidding - loading - hauling - other fixed costs - variable costs.


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Join us as we dive into the opportunities and challenges related to sustaining and harvesting white oak trees in West Virginia.

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