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Department of Forestry (411)
Strategic PlanningBiennium

The mission of the Department of Forestry is to protect and develop healthy, sustainable forest resources for Virginians.

Document Archive
Document TypeBiennium
Strategic Plan2008-2010
Strategic Plan2010-2012
Strategic Plan2012-2014
Executive Progress Report2012-2014
Budget Information
BienniumChapter TitleYear 1Year 2Year 1Year 2
2020-2022Chapter 1289, 2020 Acts of Assembly$36,508,061$36,831,653279.00279.00
2018-2020Chapter 1283, 2020 Acts of Assembly$34,182,018$34,146,018279.00279.00
2016-2018Chapter 1, 2016-2018$31,625,028$33,514,311284.00279.00
See Current Year Operating Plan  showing budgets broken out by Program
There are 7 active capital projects associated with this agency
Performance Measures
Active performance measures for this agency
Detailed Measures Report - Table Format
Measure NameMeasure Class
Acres of prescribed burning conducted in the CommonwealthOther Agency
Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) growth/drain ratios for Pine SustainabilityOther Agency
Number of acres of trees successfully regenerated in VirginiaOther Agency
Number of acres protected from conversion to development.Agency Key
Number of communities at reduced level of wildfire hazard through participation in agency programsOther Agency
Number of communities that have urban wood use plansOther Agency
Number of diminished tree species projects completedOther Agency
Number of families who have taken steps to maintain their forestland intact through intergenerational land transfer planningOther Agency
Number of forest health surveys completedOther Agency
Number of loggers trained annuallyOther Agency
Number of new and/or expanding forest related businesses or marketsOther Agency
Number of new IFRIS modules and IFRIS enhancement activities or technology updatesOther Agency
Percentage change in agency vehicle maintenance costs for pick-up trucks and SUV'sOther Agency
Percentage of eligible rural volunteer fire departments receiving available state and federal financial assistanceOther Agency
Percentage of VDOF facilities with acceptable broadband capacity and connectivityOther Agency
Percentage of wildfire responses that are 30 minutes or less.Agency Key
Statewide Best Management Practices implementation percentageAgency Key
Turnover Rate for full-time employees with up to 5 years' experienceOther Agency
Weighted productivity rating (PRS) of seedlings produced in Department of Forestry nurseriesOther Agency
19 Measures
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