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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.



Mud Season is Here: Help Protect Fragile Trail Environments

April 16, 2019

Be wary of the return of mud season to the Green Mountains- please respect associated trail closures and advisories.


Help for Landowners through EQIP

April 13, 2019

Owning land can be hard work, and it can cost landowners a lot of money. Natural Resources Conservation Service's (NRCS) cost-share Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) can help! 

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EAB Updates

April 13, 2019

Get the latest on EAB in VT.

Vermont Coverts 2019 Woodlands for Wildlife Cooperator Trainings Announced

March 25, 2019

Do you love woodlands?  Enjoy seeing wildlife? Join us for the Coverts 3-day Woodlands for Wildlife Cooperator Training sponsored by Vermont Coverts.

Public Hearings on Deer, Moose This Spring

March 25, 2019

Hunters, landowners and anyone else interested in deer and moose should plan on attending one of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife public hearings being held this spring.


Scott And Leahy Announce New Leahy-Authored Grant Opportunity For Communities Impacted By Decline In Forestry Industry

February 10, 2019

New grant program announced to spur new economic opportunites in Vermont communities struggling to overcome the decline in the forestry industry.

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Calling all young writers! Respond to this prompt on emerald ash borer!

January 29, 2019

Young Writers Project latest prompt focuses on raising awareness about emerald ash borer (EAB).


Listen to Bave Little State's Latest Episode "What are the pros and cons of heating with wood?

January 28, 2019

Checkout Brave Little State's latest episode that explores "What are the environmental and economic benefits of wood heat in Vermont?"