March 2020 Forest Health Insect and Disease Observations report

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE April 6, 2020

As we maneuver, these very challenging times, I will continue to provide you with the most current information that I have but realize that things are changing very rapidly. Please stay informed and safe. *Jane WEEK 13 Many of the House and Senate committees met last week and will continue to meet this week, the

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New detections of EAB

New detections of the emerald ash borer (EAB) in Plainfield, VT have expanded the current infested area in Central Vermont. In addition, two new detections in Sullivan County NH (Plainfield and Langdon) create infested areas that extend into Vermont. The mapped area in Vermont to which “Slow-the-Spread” recommendations  apply now includes new areas in Washington, Windsor, and Windham counties. Towns

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Letter to Members from Michael Snyder

Greetings, We hope you and your families are staying safe and healthy. In our note last week regarding forest economy businesses and the Stay Home, Stay Safe order, we mentioned resources we were creating to support you and our vital forest economy businesses. This information is now live on our website. Please click through to

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE March 30, 2020

As we maneuver, these very challenging times, I will continue to provide you with the most current information that I have but realize that things are changing very rapidly. Please stay informed and safe. *Jane WEEK 12  In the upcoming weeks the House and Senate will be holding remote committee meetings, the schedule can be

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From the Interim President, Allan Thompson

During an organization’s transitions, it is customary to introduce new leadership. Statements of optimism that provide direction for where the organization is headed. A bit of background and a quick list of hobbies that might assuage any concerns that the proverbial boat will not be rocked during a leadership change. I can’t describe what I’m

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE March 23, 2020

As we maneuver these very challenging times, I will continue to provide you with the most current information that I have but realize that things are changing very rapidly. Please stay informed and safe. *Jane WEEK 11 The Senate has decided to reconvene on Tuesday to try to pass an omnibus COVID-19 bill, as well

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VWA’s Multi-faceted Transition

As we continue to mourn the loss of our long-time president, Put Blodgett, we are also, along with the rest of the world, adjusting to our new normal. As our members and friends, you will see changes ahead both in our leadership and in the way we conduct day-to-day business. And, we want you to

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Vermont 2019 Forest Insect and Disease Conditions Report

The 2019 Forest Insect & Disease Conditions in Vermont has been posted HERE. This is our detailed report with maps showing results of aerial detection and invasive pest surveys, ground survey data summaries, and a comprehensive list of tree health problems that were reported to us last year. A printed version will also be available in the

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