A conservation group facilitating the purchase said the three parcels of land would increase the buffer between hiking trails and developed town areas, and help protect natural resources.
Historical trails and forest roads that were never officially authorized intersect with the AT, and in recent years mountain bikers cut more trails. That activity drew the attention of AT management to unauthorized offshoots from the iconic hiking corridor.
Dry conditions have caused the fire to spread slowly, but because it’s beneath the earth’s surface, firefighters have a hard time reaching the flames to extinguish them completely.
News Release -- U.S. Forest Service Dec. 10, 2018 Contact: Ethan M. Ready Voice: (802) 747‐6760 Cell: (802) 558‐8176 [email protected] U.S. FOREST SERVICE ENCOURAGES SNOWMOBILE TRAVELERS TO EXERCISE CAUTION RUTLAND, VT (Dec. 10, 2018) With additional snow expected in the coming weeks, the U.S. Forest Service is looking forward to a successful snowmobile season and […]
In 2007, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree came from the Green Mountain National Forest. An effort to replicate that event has turned in a bureaucratic nightmare.
Rising temperatures, especially in the winter, unpredictable rains and extreme weather events increase stress on trees.
News Release -- VYCC Dec. 7, 2017 Contact: Llu Mulvaney-Stanak, VYCC Marketing & Communications Director 802-434-3969 ext. 100 [email protected] VYCC’s American Sign Language (ASL) Youth Crew Recognized as a National Model WASHINGTON, D.C, December 7, 2018 – Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) was honored, alongside partners from the Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests […]
The hill closed in 1985 and is now part of the national forest. The trail clearing is part of a Forest Service plan to expand recreational opportunities.
The pending legislation includes additional funding for Lake Champlain programs and new projects in the national forest.
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 […]
A newly formed group will work with the U.S. Forest Service on reviving trails at the historic Dutch Hill Ski Area site in Readsboro for backcountry and cross-country skiing.
News Release -- U.S. Forest Service Green Mountain National Forest April 7, 2017 Media Contact: Ethan M. Ready, Public Affairs Officer Voice: (802) 747‐6760 Cell: (802) 558‐8176 [email protected] RUTLAND, VT. (April 6, 2017) – Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) officials announced today that they, in partnership with local fire departments and land management agencies […]
Republicans have made it easier to transfer parcels to states or even private developers. And questions surround funding, energy development and the nominees to head agencies with oversight of public lands.
News Release — Green Mountain National Forest Dec. 12, 2016 Media Contact: Ethan M. Ready, Public Affairs Officer Voice: (802) 747‐6760 Cell: (802) 558‐8176 [email protected] RUTLAND, VT (Dec. 12, 2016) With additional snow expected in the coming weeks, the U.S. Forest Service is looking forward to a successful snowmobile season and wants to encourage all […]