Gov. Scott’s Outdoor Recreation Economic Steering Committee announces public forums

News Release — Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation Aug. 24, 2017 Contact: Jessica Savage, Recreation Program Manager Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation 802-249-1230; [email protected] MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative (VOREC) steering committee will host a series of public forums to gather input from Vermonters on how to […]




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 […]



$600,000 Awarded to Towns for Outdoor Recreation Projects in Lincoln, Waitsfield, and Burlington

News Release — Vermont Dept. of Forest, Parks & Recreation February 23, 2017 Media Contact: Jessica Savage, Recreation Program Manager, 802-249-1230 MONTPELIER—The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation announced today that $600,000 is being awarded to Vermont municipalities for public outdoor recreation projects. The outdoor recreation grants are funded by the Land and Water […]





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, […]