Vermont Department of Forests Parks and Recreation
All things forestry-related at the state level. Learn about forest management, forest insects and diseases, sugaring, urban forestry, and much more.
Use Value Appraisal Program (Current Use)
Up-to-date information on the State’s Use Value Appraisal (Current Use) program from the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation. Also see Property Valuation and Review from the Department of Taxes.
Interested in wildlife and how forest management can help improve the habitat on your property? VT Coverts holds free landowner training sessions twice a year and sponsors many workshops throughout the year.
Vermont Woodlands Association
A statewide nonprofit that promotes “the management, sustainability, perpetuation, and enjoyment of forests through the practice of excellent forestry…” Plenty of information in their archived newsletters, programs, and educational outreach.
Northern Forest Center
An organization that promotes the health and well being of the Northern Forest region in Vermont, northern New York, New Hampshire, and Maine.
Natural Resources Conservation Service, Forestry Letter Series
Short “letters” offer an introduction to landowners on the basics of forest stewardship and silviculture.
The website for the organization that puts out the popular magazine, Northern Woodlands.
Woodland Invasive Insects
State resources pages on hemlock wooly adelgid, Asian longhorned beetle, and emerald ash borer in Vermont.
Woodland Invasive Plants
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) website on invasives. You can search for plants by their Latin or common names. Each page has great photos to help with ID and fact sheets in PDF and MS Word form.
Also, see our Invasive Species Resource Page.
Payments for Forest Carbon: Opportunities and Challenges for Small Forest Owners (PDF)
A useful and readable report on the state of carbon markets and how owners of small woodland parcels can be involved.
Forest Carbon and Communities Research Group
Research on how markets, policies, and practices related to climate change affect small-scale and community based forestry initiatives.
Choosing a Forester