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PUBLICATIONS

USDA Federal Income Tax on Timber: A Quick Guide for Woodland Owners, 4th Edition 2012.

For the Family Landowner: Best Techniques to Increase Forest Productivity
and Value in the Northeast U.S. 2012 by NEFA
(7.71 MB PDF file)


A Review of Biomass Harvesting Best Management Practices Guidelines (2.96 MB PDF)

Department of Forests, Parks, & Recreation Vermont Forest Health Insect and Disease Observations:
July 2012
August 2012
September 2012

TIMBER HARVESTING IN VERMONT: Summary of Laws and Regulations Resource Guide 2012

Vermont Invasive's Best Management Practices for the Prevention and Treatment of Terrestrial Invasive Plants in Vermont Woodlands and Invasive Terrestrial Plants of Vermont Pocket Guide

The Economic Importance and Wood Flows from Vermont’s Forests, 2007. North East State Foresters Association ( 399kb PDF)

Better Stream Crossings Using Portable Skidder Bridges DVD

Income Tax Deduction for Timber Casualty Loss (updated June 2011)

by Dr. Linda Wang
National Timber Taxation Specialist, USDA Forest Service

Vermont’s Division of Buildings and General Services July Newsletter on Tick Prevention


Good Forestry in the Granite State - Recommended Voluntary Forest Management Practices for New Hampshire 2nd Edition. Good Forestry is a 225-page guide, in a three-ring binder format and each copy comes with a cd. An on-line version is available free at www.goodforestry.org . A copy of the book can be ordered on-line at that website. Directions for ordering through the mail are there as well, or you can call 800-444-8978.

 

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in Vermont – Recommendations for Landowner Response 
Vermont Forests, Parks and Recreation Vermont Forest Health Update


Evaluating Sugarbush Recovery from 2010 Frost Damage
Vermont Forest Health Update


Climate Change and Forests

Vermont Forests, Parks and Recreation offers information on Climate Change and Forests.


The Lifecycle of the Emerald Ash Borer (youtube video)
EAB animation from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture

 

Be a Beetle Buster
For the kid in you - ALB animation, Play Freeze and Collect by visiting Be a Beetle Buster and clicking on the game at the bottom of the screen.


Place You Call Home: A Guide to Caring for Your Land in Vermont has been released by Northern Woodlands, the Corinth, Vermont, nonprofit that publishes Northern Woodlands magazine. This publication will provide Vermont landowners with essential information for taking care of their land and getting the most out of it. To order a copy please contact Northern Woodlands at www.northernwoodlands.org.

 

Biomass Crop Assistance Program 
USDA Offers a new program on Biomass. This fact sheet describes the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP).

 

Lyme Disease in Vermont
The Vermont Department of Health has posted information about ticks and Lyme
disease at http://healthvermont.gov/prevent/lyme/lyme_disease.aspx.

 

Call Before You Cut
A Guide to Public Resources for Woodland Owners in Vermont.

 

The Vermont Woodlands Association is pleased to provide information on the many forestry related opportunities for teachers and students. Download VWA Opportunities in Education brochure.