Tag Archives: Vermont Department of Forests

News Briefs
June 1, 2016

State announces ban on untreated firewood entering Vermont

Visitors urged to burn campfire wood harvested locally

A new Vermont rule effective May 1 prevents invasive insects from piggybacking into the state on untreated firewood, according to a May 25 news release from the state. As summer camping season arrives, visitors to…

May 6, 2016

Vermont Trail Projects receive over $500,000 in grants

Killington and Rochester among recipients

The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (VTFPR) has awarded $586,764 to 15 significant Vermont trail projects. This funding, available through state and federal funds in the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), will go towards maintaining and building…

November 4, 2015

2015 Reel Fun Vermont photo contest winners are announced

On Monday, Nov. 1, Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation announced the winners of the 2015 Reel Fun Vermont photo contest, a component of the recently-created Reel Fun Vermont fishing program aimed at making fishing in Vermont…