Advocate: Michael Brown and Birdseye Forestry

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Advocate: Michael Brown and Birdseye Forestry

Michael Brown is a VWA certified consulting forester from Moretown, VT where he lives with his wife and two kids. He is the founder and forester of his own forestry business, Birdseye Forestry. Located in central Vermont, Michael services mainly the Mad River Valley and parts of the Champlain Valley and Northern Kingdom regions of

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State Biologist to Discuss Wetland Conservation for Wildlife and Water Quality

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) invites the public to join the next Clean Water Series talk on Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. The talk will highlight wetland conservation and is part of a monthly virtual series featuring efforts to protect and restore water quality in Vermont. At the event, David Sausville, a biologist with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, will discuss a new wetland restoration program. The goal of the program is to improve water

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EAB Awareness Week is Coming – Get Your Community Kit Today!

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week is May 15th to 22nd, 2021 EAB Awareness Week is a great opportunity to educate people in your city or town about the threat of emerald ash borer to Vermont’s ash trees, and the important steps residents and municipalities can take to prepare and respond. Vermont’s Urban and Community Forestry Program (UCF) team

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State Biologist to Discuss Wetland Conservation for Wildlife and Water Quality

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) invites the public to join the next Clean Water Series talk on Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. The talk will highlight wetland conservation and is part of a monthly virtual series featuring efforts to protect and restore water quality in Vermont. At the event, David Sausville, a biologist with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, will discuss a new wetland restoration program. The goal of the program is to improve water

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Vermont State Parks Offers Virtual Job Fair

Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 6 – 7 PM If you have ever been curious about what working in one of Vermont’s State Parks is like, now you have your chance to find out, virtually. On Tuesday, April 6, from 6:00 – 7:00 PM, Vermont State Parks hiring managers will give an online presentation on job

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Forest & Wood Products Industries’ Economic Contributions: Vermont

The Northeast-Midwest State Foresters Alliance, Forest Markets & Utilization Committee, in cooperation with the state forestry agencies in 20 Northeast and Mid-Western states, recently released a series of reports characterizing the economic contributions of the forest and wood products industries in the individual states and the region. The reports were produced as part of a

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State Asks Vermonters to Report When Lakes Lose Their Ice Cover

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is asking Vermonters to report when lakes and ponds lose their ice cover, also known as the “ice-out date.” Once a lake or pond is completely free of ice from shore to shore, DEC scientists can begin their spring water quality sampling efforts. The ice-out data also helps scientists

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 Conservation Stewardship Program

Agricultural producers wanting to enhance current conservation efforts are encouraged to apply for the  Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). While applications for CSP are accepted year-round, applications must be received by April 23, 2021, to be considered for this funding period. Through CSP, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps private landowners build their business while implementing conservation practices that

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Zebra Mussels Identified in Aquarium Products

 Vermont Agency of Natural Resources staff scientists were alerted last week that an aquarium plant sold within Vermont and throughout the country may contain an invasive aquatic animal species, zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha). The aquarium plant commonly known as moss balls, may be sold under names including “Beta Buddy Marimo Balls,” “Mini Marimo Moss Balls,” and

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