What Can We Do For You?
The Division of Forestry supports individuals, businesses
and municipalities in Vermont in their efforts to be stewards of the
forest by providing education, consultation and technical assistance.
Forester Program: Your County Foresters are available to provide information, technical assistance and outreach to the people of Vermont about managing and stewarding forestland.
Program: Your Marketing and Utilization Foresters are
available to assist Vermont’s wood products industry with
the economic and technical aspects of wood availability and processing-from
the forest to the finished product, including the use of wood for
Urban and Community Forester, Dave Wilcox, instructs on how to make a proper pruning cut.
Community Forestry Program: Your Urban and Community
Foresters are available to assist Vermont communities in the
planning, planting and managing of their urban
Foresters Program: Your Vermont County Foresters can
assist municipalities with the planning and management of their
Watershed Forestry Program
Watershed Forestry: The Watershed Forester assists with the Governor’s Clean and Clear Action Plan in addressing non-point pollution sources by providing technical assistance, education and outreach about the importance of protecting forest water quality.
Forest Protection Entomologist, Trish Hanson, takes a closer look at an insect.
Forest Resource Protection Program: Your Resource Protection
Foresters monitor forest condition and protect resource loss from
wildfire, outbreaks of diseases and insect pests, and other major disturbances.
Biology Laboratory: The laboratory provides forest
health assessments and management
through research, public education and extension activities, including maintaining insect and disease records, and responding to requests for diagnoses and recommendations.
State Forest Stewardship
State Lands: Your State Lands Foresters are working hard to protect and enhance over 300,000 acres of state-owned forests. They are available to discuss the planning and implementation of their stewardship work.
State lands forester, Michael Johnson, measures the diameter of a tree.