Through USDA Forest Service funding, VT UCF has been holding technical tree care trainings for Public Works Departments and tree committee members in an effort to increase tree management capacity locally. Read More
Vermont passed a law this spring preventing the importation of firewood into Vermont unless certified as heat-treated. VT UCF has been collaborating with partners on a comprehensive Don't Move Firewood outreach campaign to support the new law. Read More
Concerned citizens who have been trained as Forest Pest First Detectors started the Regional Invasive Insect Preparedness Team (RIIPT) in 2013; this year they've created four PSA videos to spread the word about the threat of forest pests. Read More
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