News from VTUCF

  • Stockholm in Montpelier

    Urban Forester's Column: Stockholm Solution

    The latest tool in Montpelier’s urban forestry tool box is the Stockholm solution and it can be significantly more cost effective than other commercial soil cell systems (VTdigger recently did this feature).  Learn more about the Stockholm solution, the costs associated, and the benefits of investing in this type of technique to grow larger, healthier downtown trees.  

  • Johnson school tree

    $315,000 Awarded to Plant Urban & Community Trees Across the State

    The Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program and the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) are pleased to announce the 2024 Community Tree Planting Grant first round awards: 9 projects across 6 counties will be funded.

  • Wide accessible bridge on a trail through forest

    Access to Trees for All

    What is happening in Vermont to make trees and green spaces more accessible for people with physical limitations? The Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program’s own Urban Forester, Adam McCullough, had firsthand experience creating a universally accessible path in Montpelier’s Hubbard Park in his former position as City Arborist.

  • Sycamore tree in Harmonyville

    Standing Tall: Looking for more Vermont big tree champions!

    Spring has sprung and the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program is looking for more tree champions for the Vermont Big Tree List. This novelty list celebrates the largest known trees nominated in the state.