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, […]




Get Out and Enjoy Vermont’s Fall Outdoor Recreation

News Release — Vermont Department of Forest, Parks and Recreation September 23, 2016 Contact: Jessica Savage Recreation Program Manager Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation 802-249-1230 [email protected] The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (VTFPR) along with the Green Mountain Club encourage Vermonters to get out and enjoy foliage season. As the leaves […]








Recreational trails program announced

Governor Peter Shumlin today announced the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation will be awarding $504,279 in grants to 15 municipalities and non-profit organizations across Vermont for recreational trail projects. Grants are provided through the Recreational Trails Program, and more money is on the way.