Delaware Department of

Forest Service

Our Mission

To conserve, protect, and enhance the forest and its resources for the public through education, management, demonstration, promotion, and providing technical services in a timely and efficient manner.

Forest ServiceThe Delaware Forest Service provides a wide range of services to help Delawareans manage and improve their forest resources. These services are divided into three categories: conservation, protection, and education.


Forest Action Plan

The Delaware Forest Service has completed its new Delaware Forest Resource Assessment and a new Delaware Statewide Forest Strategy – Read it here.


Forest Action Plan


Our Core Programs

The Delaware Forest Service oversees the following core programs: Forest Stewardship, Wildland Fire Program, Urban & Community Forestry, and Education.

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Core Programs


Annual Report

Review significant program accomplishments the Delaware Forest Service has completed over the last fiscal year.

DFS FY23 Annual Report

Annual Report






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