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Increased forest damage from caterpillars expected this summer
Local News
May 24, 2017

Increased forest damage from caterpillars expected this summer

Central Vermont’s sugar maple’s and ash trees among the hardest to be hit

Forest tent caterpillars have hatched, according to forest health specialists from the Vermont Dept. of Forests, Parks and Recreation. The insect is expected to cause widespread defoliation this summer, mostly in forests…

Local News
May 10, 2017

Voters to consider national forest land purchase

By Julia Purdy

CHITTENDEN—On Wednesday, May 3, a public informational meeting was held on the proposed purchase by the Green Mountain National Forest of 2,052 acres in the town of Chittenden, currently owned by Blue Ridge Properties LLC. Presenters were Trust for Public Lands Project…