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Registration Opens for Vermont Backyard Woods Program: An Online Course for Landowners

September 6, 2018

Do you own less than 25 acres?  Then you might be interested in the Vermont Backyard Woods Program.

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July Forest Health Observation Report Available

August 14, 2018

Checkout July's Forest Health Observation from VT Dept. of Forests, Parks and Recreation.

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EAB Detected In Bennington County

August 2, 2018

An emerald ash borer (EAB) beetle was captured on a purple detection trap in the town of Stamford, VT. 

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Love Wildlife? Sign Up for VT Coverts: Woodlands for Wildlife Training

July 24, 2018

Interested in wildlife? This training is for you!

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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.