November 4, 2016

The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR) is holding a public meeting to discuss a pilot backcountry ski zone project in Willoughby State Forest.   The meeting will take place on Monday, November 14th at 5:30pm at the Burke Community Building, 212 School Street, West Burke VT 05871.

November 1, 2016

The Agency of Natural Resources plans for the management of its state-owned lands through the development of long-range management plans (LRMP).  Currently the draft LRMP for the Victory Management Unit is available for public review and comment. A public meeting to review the plan is scheduled for Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the ANR District Office located at 1229 Portland Street in St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

October 21, 2016

For Immediate Release: October 19, 2016 -  Media Contact: Meghan Purvee, 802-279-7870

October 19, 2016

Stone Hut on Mt. Mansfield Set to Re-open December 1, 2016 

Lottery, with some changes, to be held November 16 

October 11, 2016

Beyond Steel & Concrete: Wood in Modern Construction - November 4, 2016 at Town & Country Resort at Stowe

Cross Laminated Timbers, glue laminates, and large timbers are opening new doors for utilizing wood as a key structural component of commercial and residential construction. 

October 6, 2016

This week's report on autumn foliage conditions in Vermont is now available on the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing website:



October 5, 2016
Media Contact: 
Joanne Garton, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
(802) 249-4217
September 30, 2016

MONTPELIER – Craig Whipple, Director of Vermont State Parks, will be presented with the prestigious national “Legends” award by the American Academy for Park & Recreation Administration at an awards ceremony next week.

September 23, 2016

The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (VTFPR) along with the Green Mountain Club (GMC) encourage Vermonters to get out and enjoy foliage season. As the leaves start to turn and the air grows cooler, hikers are expected to hit the trails in great numbers. Peak foliage season means that many people want to get outside.

September 14, 2016

Vermont Foliage Report: Colors Emerging in the North, at Higher Elevations

Montpelier - Most of Vermont's forests are very green and still in the earliest stages of color development, but the state’s foliage show has begun in the north and at higher elevations. Foliage enthusiasts are encouraged to visit Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom during these early stages of the foliage season.


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