FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 16, 2022
Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Nancy Patch, Franklin-Grand Isle County Forester
Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation | Agency of Natural Resources
The Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation’s St. Albans Office to Close December 1, 2022
St. Albans, VT – In response to reduced on-site visitation by the public beginning long before the pandemic, the Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation (FPR) will be closing the St. Albans office at 278 South Main St., Suite 2 in Saint Albans, on December 1, 2022. The Franklin-Grand Isle County Forester’s office will now be located at the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Essex Regional Office at 111 West St. Essex Jct., VT 05452. This change will support enhanced coordination among staff within the Agency of Natural Resources, reduce the Department’s footprint, and allow reallocation of resources, ultimately improving FPR’s ability to serve private forestland owners.
Nancy Patch, the Franklin-Grand Isle County Forester, can be reached at 802-917-2711 or Nancy.Patch@vermont.gov and is, as always, available to provide forestry-related technical assistance to private forestland owners in Franklin and Grand Isle Counties. Please reach out to her with questions or to make an appointment.