The outbreak can kill trees, meaning some lost output for sugarmakers or reduced value for timber producers. However, “the forest will bounce back from this,” says a state expert.
News Release — U.S. Department of Agriculture June 2, 2017 Media Contact: Jason Kirchner Voice: (414) 297-3664 Cell: (414) 238-1299 [email protected] Grants will benefit communities in Idaho, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Wisconsin Washington, D.C. (June 2, 2017) – Today the U.S. Forest Service announced the award of $2 million to catalyze seven Community Forest […]
Pending legislation is an important first step, and also sets the stage for further work over the summer and fall to explore additional ways we can protect our forests and working lands.
The guide is designed to help foresters implement adaptation strategies that take into account climate change trends and projections.
News Release — Forest Pest First Detector Program May 19, 2015 Media Contact: Gwen Kozlowski (802) 656-6646 E-mail: [email protected] Montpelier–Vermont’s Forest Pest First Detector Program will provide free training on June 13 in Montpelier for volunteers interested in scouting for three invasive insects–the Asian longhorned beetle, emerald ash borer and hemlock woolly adelgid–in their communities. […]
Since 2007, the state has lost about 75,000 acres of forest. Housing development and rural sprawl are mostly to blame.