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The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office held its 2015 Awards Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 29. A number of awards were given out to members of law enforcement and to citizens for 2015.
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The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office issued the following statement about a shooting death that occurred in Campbell County on Sunday, Jan. 24: On Jan. 24, 2016, at 10:15 p.m., Campbell County deputies responded to 6559 Richmond Highway, Lynchburg, Va., regarding a subject having a gunshot wound.
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Michael F. Daly, Campbell County’s director of Youth, Adult and Community Services, is retiring Jan. 31 after 12 years of service. Daly, whose office is responsible for overseeing Children’s Services Act (CSA) cases, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), and Virginia Juvenile Community Crime Control Act (VJCCCA) cases, was instrumental in establishing the Youth, Adult and Community Service Department in 2003 and effectively developing its mandated programs.
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Campbell County, the Central Virginia Metropolitan Planning Organization, and the Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting on a Route 29 Corridor Study on Thursday, Jan. 28, 4 – 6 p.m., at Hyland Heights Baptist Church, located at 11452 Wards Road, Rustburg.
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The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has announced that the bridge over Hills Creek on Route 701 in Campbell County will be closed for structure replacement from Jan. 25 through April 29.
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Campbell County Registrar Karen Danos has announced that the Democratic and Republican Parties have called for Presidential primaries to be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.
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Department of Forestry
(434) 332-9544
Email
P.O. Box 212
Rustburg VA 24588

Department of Forestry

The Campbell County division of the Virginia Department of Forestry assists private landowners in the protection and management of their forest resources.

The Forest Protection Program includes:

  • Fire prevention programs for schools and civic groups
  • Forest fire suppression training for volunteer fire departments and other organized fire fighting crews
  • Enforcement of forest fire laws
  • Forest fire suppression
  • Information and field visits for insect and disease problems in trees or forests

The Forest Management Program includes:

  • Examination of forest tracts and development of a forest management plan
  • A full range of reforestation services including tree seedling sales, coordination of planting crews, prescribed burning and cost share program administration
  • Examination of harvesting operations and information on marketing timber
  • Information on various practices and topics in forest management

Office hours are Monday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Contact Information

B.J. Butler

Forester

177 E. Monitor Street

P.O. Box 465

Amherst, VA 24521

 (434) 946-7955 (office)

(434) 906-3156 (cell)

(434) 946-0577 (fax)

 Jon A. Willoughby

Forest Technician Specialist

177 E. Monitor Street

P.O. Box 465

Amherst, VA 24521

(434) 946-7955 (office)

(540) 871-8569 (cell)

(434) 946-0577 (fax)

Helpful Documents

Outdoor Fire Laws Safe Debris Burning Services for Landowners Protect Your Pine Forest
Landowner Options for Forestland Conservation Become a Wildland Firefighter