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Forestry Programs

The Bureau of Forest Fire Control and Forestry services 3.2 million acres of privately and publicly owned forest land in Massachusetts

The Bureau of Forest Fire Control and Forestry offers Forestry programs to promote, protect and enhance healthy and diverse wooded and urban forests throughout our Commonwealth including grant opportunities for urban and community forests, consulting forestry and forest stewardship for private lands, oversight of forest health issues including insect and disease control and storm related response, regulatory guidance on timber harvests as well as timber sales on state lands.

Upcoming Events

  • Massachusetts Town Forests Conference 

    542 North Broadway, Haverhill, MA 01830
    Sunday, September 9, 2018
    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    A Gathering of Community Members, Foresters, Land Trusts, Municipal Officials, Civic Groups, & Natural Resource Professionals
  • DCR Tree Steward Training 

    324 N Main Street, Petersham, MA 01366
    Friday, October 12, 2018 9 a.m. -
    Saturday, October 13, 2018 3 p.m.
    Friday, October 12, 2018 9 a.m. - Saturday, October 13, 2018 3 p.m.
    Strengthening Branches in Your Community Forest

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