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New Study: New England forests face more precipitation, milder winters

March 12, 2018

A new study in the Northeast finds that tree species are increasingly stressed by the changing climate.


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

March 8, 2018

Are you interested in wildlife? This training is for you!

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EAB Detected In Vermont

February 27, 2018

Emerald ash borer (EAB), a destructive forest insect from Asia, has been detected in Vermont.


Public Hearings Set for Deer, Moose

February 23, 2018

Vermont Fish & Wildlife is hosting public hearings in March and May.

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Vermont Woodlands Association voted Best in Show for Education at Vermont Farm Show

February 8, 2018

 Vermont Woodlands Association booth was voted Best in Show for Education at the Vermont Farm Show!  Congratulations to the VWA team!

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Governor Phil Scott's Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative Releases Recommendations To Strengthen and Expand Vermont's Outdoor Recreation Economy

January 29, 2018

Governor Phil Scott's Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative Steering Committee (VOREC), recently released the group’s first report, which recommends strategies to strengthen and expand Vermont’s outdoor recreation economy.

2017 Vermont Forest Health Highlights Now Available

December 14, 2017

Checkout the 2017 Forest Health Highlights

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Take the Vermont Forest Survey Today!

November 29, 2017

What are your thoughts about Vermont's forests & wood products industry?

Please take the Vermont Forest Survey and enter to win a two-night stay at Sugarbush Resort or a popular Vermont-made wood product.

We'd love to hear from you! Please share widely. Take the Survey Here

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Working Lands Enterprise Board Announces $750,000 in Available Investments

October 16, 2017

Working Lands Enterprise Board (WLEB) is pleased to announce the opening of this year’s grant cycle and the availability of approximately $750,000 in investments for the 2018 program year. Funds support projects across forestry and agriculture that enhance Vermont’s communities, economy and culture.

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State Hires New Coordinator To Encourage Wood Energy

October 16, 2017

New position at Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation seeks to double wood heat in buildings by 2035.