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At their January 21, 2015 meeting, the Campbell County Social Services Board officially appointed Lisa C. Linthicum as the new Director of Social Services; Linthicum assumed the position on February 1, 2015, having served as Interim Director since December 2014. Bringing over 20 years of social services and management experience to the role, Linthicum will oversee local social work and protection services for children and adults, support operations for those in need, yearly state and County budget planning for social services’ programs, and the coordination of the department’s volunteer efforts in the community.
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At their November 4, 2014 meeting, the Campbell County Board of Supervisors approved County offices to open for public business on the following state-observed holidays (beginning January 2015): • Martin-Luther King Day; • Presidents’ Day; • Columbus Day; and • Veterans’ Day.
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On Wednesday, January 14, at their regularly scheduled meeting, the Region 2000 Services Authority voted to withdraw a previously submitted request to Campbell County for a special permit toward future landfill expansion and development.
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The National Weather Service (Blacksburg), in cooperation with the Campbell County Department of Public Safety, will conduct a free storm spotting and weather safety (SkyWarn) presentation for citizens on Thursday, March 12, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. in the Haberer Building Boardroom, located at 47 Courthouse Lane in Rustburg, Virginia.
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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