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Got Bears? Checkout these tips for living with bears

July 12, 2018

Bears in your backyard? Here are some tips from VT F&W's on enjoying them safely. 

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June Forest Health Observation Report Available

July 10, 2018

June's Insect and Disease Report is now available.

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Public Meeting on Emerald Ash Borer to Feature ‘Slow-the-Spread’ Recommendations

July 9, 2018

State and Federal officials will host a public meeting in Montpelier about emerald ash borer (EAB) on Wednesday, July 11th.

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Vermont State Parks Announces First Time Happy Campers Program: Try out camping for free, gear included

June 27, 2018

Vermont State Parks, in partnership with Outdoor Gear Exchange, is excited to launch the new First Time Happy Campers Program at five parks during the months of July and August.

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Vermont Sustainable Job Fund Shares Stories from Across the Forest Products Sector

June 14, 2018

Check out this series of stories by Christine McGowan, Forest Program Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund that feature the people and the industry behind Vermont's forest!

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2018 Grantees of the Working Lands Enterprise Fund Announced

June 12, 2018

The Working Lands Enterprise Board awarded over $750,000 in grants to 25 Vermont agriculture and forest sector businesses and service providers at the statehouse today, in support of businesses and organizations that support Vermont's working landscape.

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Proctor's Latest Maple Innovation? Weekends Off.

June 7, 2018

Technology, Ingenuity Helped UVM's Proctor Maple Research Center Double Productivity in 2018 Maple Season

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2018 Vermont Forest Industry Summit Announced

June 7, 2018

Join forestry industry partners for the first annual Forest Industry Summit on June 28-29th at Burke Mountain Resort! 

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Forest Tent Catepillar Update

June 5, 2018

Forest tent caterpillar expected to cause defoliation again this summer in maple forests in northern and southern Vermont.

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April Forest Health Observation Report Available

May 17, 2018

VT FPR's April forest health observations report is now available.