Loggers’ Association Outstanding Leadership in Industry Award recipients recognized

News Release — Northeastern Loggers’ Association June 15, 2017 Contact: Joseph E. Phaneuf 315-369-3078 [email protected] Holleran and Hardy honored for outstanding leadership in the forest products industry Bangor, Maine – The Northeastern Loggers’ Association (NELA) recently honored Robbo Holleran and Steve Hardy as the recipients of its 2016 Outstanding Leadership in Industry Award. NELA Board […]



Vermont’s Conservation Districts Help Loggers Improve Water Quality

News Release — Vermont Association of Conservation Districts June 2, 2017 Contact: Luke Rackers VACD Communications Coordinator [email protected] Vermont’s Conservation Districts Help Loggers Improve Water Quality by Expanding Portable Skidder Bridge Rental Program Vermont’s Natural Resources Conservation Districts are helping loggers and other forestry professionals do their part to protect water quality by increasing the […]



House passes bill aiming to keep forests together

A bill advanced through the House on Thursday that would have developers design projects to preserve as much as possible uninterrupted tracts of woods. Wildlife advocates say such areas are critical to the health of forests and the animal species living there. Critics say the bill, H.233, will hurt foresters and loggers while diminishing property […]




Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation Introduces the ‘Landowner Guides to a Successful Timber Harvest’

News Release — Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation April 10, 2017 Contact: Joanne Garton Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation [email protected] 802-249-4217 Landowners Encouraged to Cut with Confidence Montpelier, Vt. – Landowners considering logging on their land can now benefit from a series of simple and concise guides, designed to address the most common […]




Vermont Revises Rules for Maintaining Water Quality on Logging Jobs

News Release — Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation October 21, 2016 Media Contact: Meghan Purvee, 802-279-7870 MONTPELIER — An improved set of practices designed to protect water quality on logging jobs goes into effect as a revised rule tomorrow, October 22. The Acceptable Management Practices for Maintaining Water Quality on Logging Jobs in Vermont, […]







Dept. of Forests, Parks and Recreation accepting public comments on proposal on water quality on logging jobs

News Release — Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation January 5, 2016 Contact: Gary Sabourin Phone: 802-272-4145 Email: [email protected] Invitation for Comments on Proposed State Rule Amendment to the Acceptable Management Practices (AMPs) for Maintaining Water Quality on Logging Jobs in Vermont MONTPELIER – The Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation is now accepting public […]