EAB Awareness Week is a great opportunity to educate people in your city or town about the threat of emerald ash borer to Vermont’s ash trees, and the important steps residents and businesses can take to slow the spread and help your municipality respond.
Using research from the Vermont Department of Health, the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program targeted communities in Vermont that are most vulnerable to heat-related illness with a free tree giveaway program, Energy Saving Trees.
Congratulations to the 2020 VT UCF grant recipients! We are pleased to announce that $70,000 in funding will be going to 14 grant recipients to support a variety of tree stewardship and EAB management projects.
This spring, VT UCF partnered with the Young Writers Project to raise awareness about emerald ash borer and its impact on Vermont forests and communities. Read the winning entries and learn about the young authors.
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.
The Voices Project celebrates the passion, knowledge, and will of people who work hard and smart to create, protect, and manage Vermont's urban and community forests. Meet three Vermonters who work for our town forests.