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Learn how to access free library materials online (books, magazines, and movies) at a local downloading class, scehduled for Thursday, February 12, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at the Staunton River Memorial Library (in Altavista).
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The Virginia Department of Health, in partnership with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, encourage parents to give their children “The Best Hug in the World: Buckle Up!” during the week of Valentine’s Day, February 8-14. During this time, local law enforcement officers invite the public to visit the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office for free child safety and booster seat checks at the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, 87 Courthouse Lane, Rustburg VA, 24588, (434-332-9580), toward educating parents and guardians on Virginia Seat Belt Law and to ensure child safety seats are installed properly. No pre-registration is required for this program; however, residents may call ahead to schedule a specific time for a booster seat check or installation training session.
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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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This past holiday season Campbell County Social Services volunteers and sponsors worked cooperatively with Social Services staff to provide food and toys to many local families in need. During the Thanksgiving community distribution campaign, 150 senior or disabled adults received nutritious meals.
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The Campbell County Department of Recreation will be accepting youth soccer registrations from Monday, January 5 – through Saturday, February 7, 2015, at the Campbell County Recreation Office (41 Courthouse Lane, Rustburg , VA) during regular operating hours, with special evening and weekend on-site registrations scheduled, as well.
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The Campbell County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to hold its regular monthly meeting at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 in the Haberer Building Boardroom (located at 47 Courthouse Lane).
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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