Firewood quarantine in development for Vermont

Draft rules slated to go into affect 2016.Learn More

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Don't Give Pests A Free Ride:

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On the ground
Learn more about how Hinesburg is managing invasives on conserved properties!
On the ground
The Upper White River Cooperative Weed Management Association (CWMA) is a collaborative effort....
On the ground
The Montshire Museum creates stunning Woodland Garden using all natives...
On the ground
Barberry and burning bush have been replaced by wildlife beneficial natives.
On the ground
Take action to protect our state's hemlock trees by scouting for hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) and report suspected sightings.
On the ground
Educating about and managing invasive species within the Ottauquechee watershed. Want to learn more? Email ocisma@vinsweb.org.
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Town removes invasive barberry from landscaping
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Hildene staff and volunteers restore wetland buffer...
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Sign up to look for nest sites of a ground-dwelling wasp called Cerceris fumipennis and help in our search for emerald ash borer (EAB).
On the ground
Once a hillside of goutweed and other invasives, the statehouse now boasts a beautiful native plant garden
On the ground
Buckthorn and honeysuckle are reducing regeneration of this forest. Learn how concerned residents are making a difference.
On the ground
The Upper Connecticut CISMA began to take form in late 2010 with agencies and individuals in Vermont seeking to collaborate....
Featured Invasive
People love bittersweet in fall wreathes and decorations....it wreaks havoc on Vermont's trees.
Featured Invasive
This aggressive plant is found along all of Vermont's major rivers, negatively impacting riparian buffers and fish habitat.
Featured Invasive
But those fuschia leaves are not what we want in our woods!
Featured Invasive
This is the "Northeastern Kudzu". Beware of this seductive yet aggressively invasive plant.
Featured Invasive
Look in wetlands, ditches and roadsides for this fast spreading plant....
Featured Invasive
The Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) is an invasive insect that feeds on certain species of hardwood trees, eventually killing them.
Featured Invasive
Have an inpenetrable thicket of multiflora rose? Learn how to treat it...
Featured Invasive
Fall is the perfect time to control it. Learn more here...
Featured Invasive
Japanese barberry destroys Vermont's woodlands
Featured Invasive
Look for shiny leaves and silver speckled berries tin the fall
Featured Invasive
This member of the milkweed family is fairly new to Vermont. Monarchs lay their eggs on it but the larvae don't survive. Learn more...
Featured Invasive
All that purple is no good for wildlife. Knock out new infestations right away!
Featured Invasive
Emerald ash borer (EAB) is an exotic beetle that was discovered in southeastern Michigan near Detroit in the summer of 2002.

Events

July 6, 2015 - 9:30am
The Nature Conservancy is looking for volunteers to help us manage the invasive water chestnut plant in the southern Lake Champlain area nearly every weekday between June 29th and August 26th. The aquatic WATER CHESTNUT is an invasive plant that is wreaking havoc on native species and interfering with recreation. We will be hand-pulling the plants but they pull-up easily! This is a great opportunity to canoe and learn about wetlands.
September 12, 2015 - 9:30am
Become a Forest Pest First Detector for your community!

Latest News

July 2, 2015

Over $2 Million to Combat Invasive Plants in B.C.

The spread of invasive plants will be nipped in the bud thanks to a $2.25 million investment from the provincial government.

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced that millions of dollars in...

June 28, 2015

Out-of-State Firewood Now Banned in Rhode Island

If you plan on stacking up some firewood for camping and the backyard fire pit, or simply stocking up before the winter, don’t plan on buying any non-local logs.

You can blame the Asian Longhorned Beetle and the Emerald Ash...