The Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation filed the Final Proposed Revised Rule for Acceptable Management Practices for Maintaining Water Quality on Logging Jobs in Vermont (AMPs) with the Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules (LCAR) and the Secretary of State's Office on August 23, 2016. LCAR will consider the Final Proposed Rule at its September 8, 2016 meeting. Click here for details.
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.
VERMONT AGENCY OF NATURAL RESOURCES
FISH & WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF FORESTS, PARKS AND RECREATION
WHIPSTOCK HILL WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA
PUBLIC MEETING – DRAFT LONG RANGE MANAGEMENT PLAN
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 – 6-8pm
One World Conservation Center, 413 US Route 7S, Bennington, VT 05201
COLCHESTER - Now celebrating its second year, The Poetry Walk at Niquette Bay State Park is a collaboration between the Burnham Memorial Library and Niquette Bay State Park, promoting literacy, learning, and a deeper appreciation of the natural world with a connection to the place we call home.
Sixteen poems have been selected to inspire thoughts of our progression through life’s passages as evoked by beautiful natural scenery of the Colchester environment.
International Music Festival Brings Free Performances to Five Vermont State Parks, Tuesday June 21
MONTPELIER – Vermont State Parks is happy to invite you to join a free celebration of music at five state parks on the first day of summer, Tuesday, June 21.
New Firewood Rule Prohibits Untreated Firewood from Entering Vermont
A new Vermont rule effective May 1st prevents invasive insects from piggybacking into the state on untreated firewood. As summer camping season arrives, visitors to Vermont should be prepared to buy firewood in-state or be able to verify that imported firewood is heat-treated to USDA-approved standards.
The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (VTFPR) has awarded $586,764 to fifteen significant trail projects. This funding, available through state and federal funds in the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), will go towards maintaining and building public trails all over Vermont.
WATERBURY – As Vermont dries out from winter each year, a new hazard often presents itself for spring. Dead grass, leaves, and brush can become prime fuel for wildland and brushfires, particularly when dried out under sunshine, low relative humidity, and just two or three rain free days in a row. The National Weather Service reports those conditions are expected this coming weekend.