WV Woodland Stewards

A place to find out what's going on in the private woodlands of West Virginia

WV Woodland Stewards Network


WV Woodland Stewards is a free network site. Just 'sign up' with your email address and a password.This is a place to find out what's going on in the private family forests and woodlands of West Virginia.

Please post photos, videos, or share thoughts about your own experiences in West Virginia woodlands. This is a free network where you can find out about the latest woodland-related workshops and visit other members pages to see their posted activities, photos, and videos, send them a message, or chat with them if they are online.

Latest Activity




Trying to identify this bush 4 Replies

Hi all,    I'm hoping I've attached them correctly - the three photos are of a bush I'm trying to identify that is growing wild all over my woods in Hampshire County.  It bloomed in April, with…Continue

Started by Chuck White. Last reply by Chuck White on Wednesday.

jelly fungi? but what is black seedy stuff that lies adjent? 4 Replies


Started by Kelly Bowyer. Last reply by Kelly Bowyer Dec 16, 2015.

Women Working in their Woods Network 17 Replies

Please reply to this post if you are interested in becoming a part of a Women Working in their Woods network and what would be the best method for that network to proceed. An email chain, a closed…Continue

Started by Tiffany Fegel. Last reply by Mayme E Layfield Aug 21, 2015.

Getting a Farm ID number and managing costs for tax purposes 4 Replies

Hi, Does anyone have any experience with setting up a farm ID number and is this considered a business corporation/farm name? Any experiences with submitting costs for federal and state taxes? Thank…Continue

Started by Faith Van Schaik. Last reply by Valerie Grant Aug 1, 2014.

Sharing article: A study Goats controlling Stiltgrass 2 Replies


Started by Faith Van Schaik. Last reply by Sam Kaufman Jul 23, 2014.

Japanese Stilt Grass 7 Replies

Hi I live in southeastern Ohio and this summer I have been hit hard with Japanese Stilt Grass any body down in the GREAT state of W.V.  been having any problems?Thanks DaveContinue

Started by David Ross. Last reply by David Ross May 16, 2014.

How to share your woodland experiences with other members

Sharing woodland experiences

On this page you will find a forum (for discussions), photos and videos from WV Woodland Stewards Network members. You can share your experiences by going to the "photos" or "videos" tab (above) and following uploading instructions, or you can comment on the discussions or start your own.

You can also chat in real time with others who are online. Go to the chat tab and send a message to other WV Woodland Stewards.

Blog Posts

Walk in the Woods-Stumps place

Thanks so much Dave, Agnes and the wonderful Stump Brothers for a great Walk in the Woods...I learned so much and rally appreciate meeting everyone again ...and some new friends.  Again Many Thanks Susanna

Posted by Susanna white on July 26, 2016 at 12:49pm


Woodland Stewards:

As one of the 260,000 private, non-industrial landowners who have received help from a professional forester, you already know forestry is more than fire control and working with loggers to keep the mud out of the stream.  What you may not know is that 37 of the professional foresters and forest technicians who work for the WV Division of Forestry are poised to be laid off the 15th of July. …


Posted by Barbara Breshock on July 5, 2016 at 12:53pm — 2 Comments


I wonder if others on this site are interested in grafting, I planted 100 Siberian crabapple trees on my property 5 years ago I am disappointed in size of the fruit, by grafting I can turn them in to Geneva crabapple with much bigger fruit,  or I can turn them into any apple tree, all I need is scion wood from the tree I want (Geneva) if interested the internet good place to start  and now is the time to start gathering scion wood for spring grafting or budding . Trees are fun

Posted by roger lee nickleson on January 27, 2016 at 5:07am — 4 Comments

West Virginia Hopniss Project


i'm currently working on this new group and glad to talk about it

Posted by Herb Wheeler on June 9, 2015 at 9:06am — 4 Comments



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