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2018 Vermont Forest Industry Summit Announced
June 7, 2018
Join forestry industry partners for the first annual Forest Industry Summit on June 28-29th at Burke Mountain Resort!
Forest Tent Catepillar Update
June 5, 2018
Forest tent caterpillar expected to cause defoliation again this summer in maple forests in northern and southern Vermont.
April Forest Health Observation Report Available
May 17, 2018
VT FPR's April forest health observations report is now available.
Educators: Want to get out into Vermont’s streams, forests and wetlands this summer?
May 16, 2018
Vermont Fish & Wildlife says it still has a few openings in its fish and wildlife summer course for teachers and other educators.
Emerald Ash Borer: Slow the Spread! New Signs Warn Motorists, “Don’t Move Ash Firewood”
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.”
Vermont Tree Steward Awards Announced
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.
Take steps to guide the future of your land: Register now for succession planning workshop
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.
Vermont Announces Quarantine of Invasive Emerald Ash Borer
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.
Mud Season is Here! Help Protect Fragile Trail Environments
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.
Be on the Lookout for Frogs and Salamanders along Roads
April 12, 2018
One of the great wildlife migrations is happening right now in Vermont, and it’s taking place right at our feet.