WILLOUGHBY STATE FOREST
South End Management Plan
When: Saturday, July 1, 2017 - field visit 3:30 to 5:00, indoor presentation 5:30 to 7:00
Where: 3:30 at the South End Parking area
5:30 at the Westmore Fellowship Hall (27 Hinton Hill Road, Westmore)
Waterbury Center, VT – Governor Phil Scott today issued Executive Order 11-17, establishing the Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative (VOREC), a task force to strengthen and expand Vermont’s outdoor recreation economy.
Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and State Parks Join Forces to Support Better Health
Following doctor’s orders will be a lot of fun this summer, thanks to a statewide push for outdoor exercise. Physicians around the state will prescribe active play in Vermont State Parks as a way to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent chronic health issues.
Vermont Days 2017, June 10 & 11.....free events all weekend long!
Media Contact: Louis Bushey, (802) 535-8410
Westmore, Vt. — The trails on Mount Pisgah in Willoughby State Forest will be closed for several days this weekend beginning Friday, May 19. The Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation is asking hikers to please be respectful of the trail closure situation and find alternative places to hike this weekend.
Forest tent caterpillars have hatched, according to forest health specialists from the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation. The insect is expected to cause widespread defoliation this summer, mostly in forests across northeastern and central Vermont.
Governor Phil Scott today announced the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR) is awarding $547,571 in grant money from the Recreational Trails Program to help fund 14 significant trail projects across Vermont.
Grant funds are made available each year through the federal Recreational Trails Program for municipalities and nonprofit organizations to build and maintain public recreational trails.
Hikers Are Asked to Avoid Muddy Hiking Trails
Vermont – Today the Green Mountain Club (GMC), maintainer of Vermont’s Long Trail and Vermont’s hiking trails advocate, along with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (VTFPR), manager of State Forests and Parks, and the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF), announce the return of Mud Season to the Green Mountains.