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 County News

The Campbell County Registrar’s Office has announced that beginning with the Nov. 3, 2015 General Election, the voting locations for the Altavista-303 precinct and the Evington-301 precinct will change.
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The Campbell County offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day. The offices will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 8:30 a.m.
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Are you ready to handle the kinds of emergencies that can affect Campbell County? If emergency services cannot get to you for a period of time after a disaster, can you take care of yourself? These are questions for you and all residents to consider before emergencies occur, especially during September, which is National Preparedness Month.
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The Campbell County Department of Recreation and Parks announced its schedule for handmade bowl classes this fall, in anticipation of the Empty Bowls event in December.
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September is National Literacy Month, and the Campbell County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution recognizing the observance during its Aug. 4 meeting. Nan Carmack, director of the Campbell County Public Library System, requested the approval of the resolution and noted the literacy volunteers’ steadfast devotion to their work as the need for local literacy services rises.
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This year the Virginia Executive Mansion, through the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo), has selected the theme of “Celebrating Virginia’s Localities” toward decorating the annual holiday tree in Richmond. Each locality has been requested to submit one handmade ornament to present for viewing by visitors.
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The Campbell County Parks and Recreation Department is offering discount tickets for theme parks and attractions again this year.
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 Contact Us

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