Virginia Department of Forestry
Chad Austin, Forester
P. O. Box 96
100 East Main
Floyd County Courthouse
Floyd, Virginia 24091
Phone: (540) 745-2616
Cell: (276) 235-2714
Fax: (540) 745-6674
The Virginia Department of Forestry’s mission is:
to protect 15.8 million acres of forest land from fire, insects and disease.
to manage 17 State Forests and other state lands totaling 47,899 acres for timber, recreation, water, research, wildlife and biodiversity.
to assist non-industrial private forest landowners through professional forestry advice and technical management programs.
More than 300,000 forest landowners in Virginia control 77% of forest land, which:
Enhances the quality of life in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Supports the forest industry, a significant contributor to the state’s economy.
Visit us at: www.dof.virginia.gov