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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.


Gov. Scott Creates VT Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative

October 2, 2017

New initiative highlights the decades-long work of land managers, nonprofit recreation and conservation groups, and outdoor recreation businesses to build this important industry.

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2017 Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year Announced

July 18, 2017

The Vermont Woodlands Association and the Vermont Tree Farm program are proud to announce the selection of David and Jenny Stoner of Craftsbury Common as the recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year Award.

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Ten towns to get help developing town forest action plans

July 10, 2017

Ten Vermont communities have been selected to participate in the Town Forest Recreation Planning Community Assistance Program, to develop town forest recreation and stewardship action plans.

Fall Vermont Coverts Woodland Owner Training

July 10, 2017

Want to learn how a healthy forest can enhance wildlife habitat, provide recreational and timber benefits? Check out Vermont Coverts 3-day Woodland Owner Training offered this fall.

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Be Tick Smart

June 7, 2017

It's tick season and VT Fish and Wildlife has some good advice to reduce your risk of getting a tickborne illnesses!


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Got Invasives? VTinvasives.org Can Help!

June 7, 2017

A comprehensive update to VTInvasives.org, aims to familiarize Vermonters with this expanded cast of invaders, as well as boost their knowledge of the three forest pests, with the goal of curtailing their spread and even eliminating some.

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Town Forest Recreation Planning Community Assistance Program Announced

April 27, 2017

 The Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program announces community assistance program for communities interested in addressing issues and opportunities in the use and stewardship of their town forest.


Landowners Encouraged to Cut with Confidence

April 27, 2016

With topics including Overview, Wildlife, Water, Economics, and Working with Foresters and Loggers, The Landowner Guides to a Successful Timber Harvest offer valuable information and the guidance you need to help you cut with confidence.