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Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation Announces Forest Economy Stabilization Grant Program

August 10, 2020

The Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation (FPR) announced the Forest Economy Stabilization Grant Program (FESG), to provide $5 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds available to eligible forest products businesses in Vermont.

VT FPR Forest Health Insect & Disease Observation Report for July 2020.

August 10, 2020

Get the latest on forest health, insects and diseases.

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VT Backyard Woods Online Course offered free of charge for May and June

April 20, 2020

Have some extra time to explore your backyard woods? VT Urban and Community Forestry Program is offering the Vermont Backyard Woods Course online free of charge for participants for May and June. Get out and explore your backyard woods! 

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Tell us Your Woods Story!

April 14, 2020

Call in and tell us about your connection to Vermont's trees and forests!

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March Forest Health Insect and Disease Observations Available

April 7, 2020

VT Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation March Forest Health Insect and Disease Observations report now available.

 

COVID-19 and Forest Economy

April 4, 2020

Updates from Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

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New detections of EAB in Vermont

April 4, 2020

Important update about emerald ash borer (EAB) for Vermont.

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Updates from FPR on the Impact of Governor Scott's "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Order for Forest Businesses

March 30, 2020

Check out this guidance from Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation on the impact of the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Order on the forestry business community.

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Outdoor Recreation in Vermont: Healthy Options During COVID-19

March 26, 2020

Getting outdoors close to home and connecting with nature is an excellent way to help maintain our mental and physical health.

Annual Vermont Forest Health Highlights (2019) is Available

December 14, 2019

Get the highlights on Vermont's 2019 forest health!