Woodlands Planning Tools & Resources
July 2020 Forest Health Insect and Disease Observations report| Date:August 7, 2020
July continued to follow the warming trend, with higher temperatures and similar rainfall as the previous year. Statewide temperatures averaged 71°F, which was 2°F warmer than last year. Statewide precipitation averaged 3.93 inches, which was 0.54 inches more than July of last…
New Technology for Vermont’s Oldest Industry
Start-Up Whiteout Solutions Piloting Forest Inventory and Mapping Technology in Northeast Kingdom By Christine McGowan, Forest Products Program Director at Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Vermont’s first sawmill opened in 1738, nearly a century before the first chainsaw was invented, not to mention…
Forest Stand ImprovementAuthor:David Paganelli | Organization:Orange County Forester
Forest Stand Improvement Using Pre-Commercial Treatments Introduction Forest stand improvement refers to pre-commercial treatments designed to improve the species mix, stem quality and rate of growth of young forests. When these treatments are focused only on improving future timber quality, they are…
Care and Maintenance of Wild Apple Trees in VermontAuthor:Paul Harwood | Organization:Consulting Forester | Date:January 1, 2015
Wild apple tree The Care and Maintenance of Wild Apple Trees in Vermont In 1900, Vermont was about 75% open farm land and only about 25% forest. Since then, the percentages have reversed and Vermont is now about 75% forest land….
Forest Sector Systems Analysis: Exploring New Market Opportunities Across Value ChainsAuthor:Yellow Wood Associates | Organization:Working Lands Enterprise Board | Date:January 1, 2016
Exploring New Market Opportunities Across Value Chains: The Working Lands Enterprise Board contracted with Yellow Wood Associates to undertake a sector-wide systems analysis. The Board wanted to improve its understanding of the challenges and opportunities within the sector in order to inform…
2020 Vision for Vermont Wood Products| Date:January 1, 2011
This report was completed in 2011, with broad support from industry members. How well did the sector do in achieving the outcomes envisioned in the report? Are there ideas that have yet to be fleshed out. Read The Report: Click Here
Working Lands Enterprise Initiative – Report for 2017 GrantsAuthor:Working Lands Annual Report | Organization:Working Lands Board | Date:January 1, 2017
The Working Lands Enterprise Board provides grants to working lands businesses that rely on our natural resources. The Annual Report for 2017 features the grant recipients and the exciting business projects that have been implemented around the state. Read the full report….