New Wetland Brochure available for Solar Developers!
Announcements / Progress

New Wetland Brochure available for Solar Developers!

Here in Vermont, solar power is among the fastest growing form of renewable energy. In-state incentives and streamlined processes have encouraged renewable energy production throughout the state, helping to attract a number of new solar developers. In regards to climate change and adaptation, solar energy development is an exciting form of sustainable energy that holds … Continue reading

Ancient Tree Hunting
Science

Ancient Tree Hunting

Time Travel back 400 years ago or Travel 400 miles South of Vermont just by visiting the Black Gum Swamp in Vernon, Vermont A short hike along The Black Gum Trail within J. Maynard Miller Municipal Forest, an approximate 1.35 mi loop, will take you back in time or transport you hundreds of miles south … Continue reading

Exploring Vermont’s Wetlands: Colchester Bog
Science

Exploring Vermont’s Wetlands: Colchester Bog

Black organic ooze, quicksand, insect eating plants, quaking mats of sphagnum moss, and so much more! Back in 1975, Colchester Bog was nominated for national recognition through the National Natural Landmarks (NNL) Program. Sites are designated as NNLs because they contain the best remaining examples of specific biological and/or geological features nationwide. The natural features … Continue reading

Updated Wetland Maps!!
Announcements / Science

Updated Wetland Maps!!

Updated Wetland Maps!! Improvements to select towns. Please help us congratulate and celebrate the towns, conservation commissions and VTrans of Vermont who have mapped wetlands within their communities and along interstate highways and have provided that data for open access on our online Vermont Natural Resource Atlas!!!  The town mapping data has not been reviewed in … Continue reading