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Outdoor Recreation in VT needs to take a survey!

September 5, 2019

We need to hear from you about the challenges, opportunities and priorities for outdoor recreation in Vermont!


LaPlatte Headwaters Town Forest Public Walk to Showcase Restoration Projects

September 5, 2019

Public invited to comment on forest management plan.

Govenor Phil Scott Announces VT Logger Safety and Worker's Compensation Insurance Program

June 27, 2019

New initiative aims to address the high cost of workers' compensation insurance for logging contractors in VT.

Welch Introduces Bill to Help Forests Recover From Emerald Ash Borer Damage

June 17, 2019

Rep. Peter Welch has introduced legislation that would provide federal funding to address invasive forest pests.  

Working Lands Enterprise Board Celebrates FY19 Grantees - Program Receives Increased FY20 State Funding

June 15, 2019

Working Lands Enterprise Board Announces FY19 Grantees

EAB Confirmed in Addison County

June 15, 2019

There has been a new detection of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in Bristol, Vermont.

May Forest Health Insect and Disease Observations Report Available

June 15, 2019

Want to know what's happening this season with insects and diseases in the woods? Check out this report!

It's Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Awareness Week

May 19, 2019

Help us help spread the word about EAB in Vermont!

Woods Whys: New Book by Forests, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Explores the Hows and Whys of Forests and Forestry

May 19, 2019

Have you ever wondered how trees “come back to life” in spring?  A new book by Vermont’s Commissioner of Forests, Parks, and Recreation, Michael Snyder answers this question and much more! 

Upcoming Deer Hearings

May 19, 2019

Vermont Fish & Wildlife will hold two more public hearings on deer.