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May 16, 2018
Motorists in the areas of Plainfield, Groton, Calais, Williamstown, Washington, and Barre may notice new flashing road signs reading “Don’t move ash firewood beyond this point.”
May 15, 2018
Recipients of the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program and Council's Vermont Tree Steward Award have been announced. Learn more about the great work of these Vermonters for our trees and forests.
May 13, 2018
Many woodland owners want to pass their land on to their heirs, but that requires planning. To assist forest landowners, Vermont Woodlands Association is offering a day long workshop.
May 8, 2018
As part of the ongoing response to the recent discovery of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) within the state, Vermont has joined the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s 31-state quarantine boundary.
April 24, 2018
Mud season has returned to the Green Mountains. The wet soils on and around hiking trails are very susceptible to erosion at this critical time of year. To protect fragile soil and surrounding vegetation, some trails may be closed by the land manager during this time. Please respect the signage you see.
April 2, 2018
Vermont departments of Fish & Wildlife, and Forests, Parks, & Recreation are holding a public meeting to discuss future management and use of a group of conserved lands in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom.
March 27, 2018
The emerald ash borer (EAB), which is responsible for the death of millions of ash trees around the country has now been discovered in Barre, Groton, and Plainfield. It was first detected in the town of Orange, in February.
Welch Outlines Effort to Secure Federal Resources to Help Contain the Spread of the Emerald Ash Borer in Vermont
March 27, 2018
At a press conference this afternoon in Randolph, Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) outlined three actions he is taking to assist the effort to contain the spread of the destructive emerald ash borer in Vermont.
March 20, 2018
A detailed report on 2017 forest health observations and trends by Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR).