Materials available from first meeting of the Act 171 Forest Integrity Study Committee

MONTPELIER - The first meeting of the Study Committee on Land Use Regulation and Forest Integrity occurred on August 18, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in the Catamount Conference room at the Agency of Natural Resources main offices in Montpelier at 1 National Life Drive.

Materials from the meeting are now available.

The Study Committee on Land Use Regulation and Forest Integrity was created by the Legislature in section 18 of Act 171 of the 2016 session. As stated in the Act, the Committee is established “to study potential revisions to 10 V.S.A. chapter 151 (Act 250) and to 24 V.S.A. chapter 117, subchapter 7 (bylaws) to protect contiguous areas of forestland from fragmentation and promote habitat connectivity between forestlands.” 

Act 171 is accessible online at the website of the Vermont General Assembly.

Media Contact:  Commissioner Michael Snyder, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, (802) 828-1534