Signs warn motorists to avoid moving ash wood from infested areas

News Release — Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation May 11, 2018 Contact: Jenny Lauer, Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation (802) 828-1531, [email protected] Emerald Ash Borer: Slow the Spread! New Signs Warn Motorists, “Don’t Move Ash Firewood” MONTPELIER – Motorists in the areas of Plainfield, Groton, Calais, Williamstown, Washington, and Barre may […]


Affordable housing embraces automated wood heat

News Release – Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation April 30, 2018 Contact: Emma Hanson | Wood Energy Coordinator, Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation 802-622-4187 | [email protected] |http://fpr.vermont.gov/ Andrew Perchlik |Public Service Department | Clean Energy Development Fund 802-828-4017 | [email protected] | http://publicservice.vermont.gov/renewable_energy/cedf MONTPELIER, VT – Not that long ago, the Hollister Hill Apartments […]


Resolutions launched in 30 Vermont towns seek climate solutions

News Release — 350Vermont January 9th, 2018 Contact: Jaiel Pulskamp [email protected] 802-498-7866 Residents in 30 towns across Vermont from Arlington to Williston are petitioning in their communities to put climate change on the Town Meeting Day agendas and ballots. The full list of towns includes: Arlington, Bennington, Brattleboro, Cornwall, Dorset, Dummerston, Duxbury, East Montpelier, Essex […]


Gov. Scott announces $3.5 million in grants to support housing affordability and downtown redevelopment

News Release — Office of the Governor December 20, 2017 Contact: Rebecca Kelley, Office of the Governor, 802-828-6403 Josh Hanford, Department of Housing and Community Development, ACCD 802-595-1385 Springfield, VT – Governor Phil Scott joined local, state and federal partners Wednesday to announce over $3.5 million in community development grants to eight communities. Brownfield clean-up […]