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EAB

USDA APHIS is seeking comment on proposed federal deregulation of emerald ash borer (EAB).

November 14, 2018

USDA APHIS is proposing to remove the domestic quarantine regulations for the emerald ash borer (EAB).

September Forest Health Observation Report Available

October 17, 2018

Checkout the forest health observation report for September.

eab galleries

EAB Detected in Grand Isle County

October 11, 2018

USDA APHIS confirmed insects collected from ash trees in South Hero, VT are larvae of the emerald ash borer.

crosscountry skiers

Governor Phil Scott Announces New Vermont Outdoor Recreation Communities Grant Program

October 11, 2018

A new grant program is available to help Vermont communities use outdoor recreation opportunities to grow their local economies.

Working Lands Initative Mill Tour

Working Lands Business Grants Request for Applications Announced

October 9, 2018

Vermont Entrepreneurs May Begin the RFA Process on October 1.

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NRCS Announces EQUIP Funding Available

September 28, 2018

NRCS funding is available to assist landowners in improving soil and water health and protecting forestry and wildlife habitat- sign up by Oct 19th.

People Recreating

FPR Announces Grants Available for Outdoor Recreation Projects

September 28, 2018

Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation Announces Grants Available for Outdoor Recreation Projects

Vermont Woodworking School Tour for Landowners

September 27, 2018

October 14th, Fairfax, VT, 2pm. (More details TBA)

Current Use Program 2019 Annual Certification for Agricultural Land and Farm Buildings

September 27, 2018

Annually by November 1, owners of enrolled agricultural land and/or farm buildings must certify that their agricultural land and farm buildings continue to meet the requirements for Current Use Program enrollment.

NRCS Announces October 19 EQIP Signup Deadline for 2019 Funding

September 27, 2018

Assistance will help farmers improve soil and water health and protect forestry and wildlife habitat. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that farmers are encouraged to apply by October 19, 2018, to receive assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).