Tree of Heaven Found in Vermont

A decidedly non-divine invasive found in Chittenden County.Learn More

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Is Your Community Ready?

Encourage your town to plan ahead for tree pests.Learn More

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Before you zap it -

Get out there and map it.Learn More

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Emerald Ash Borer

Is Your Woodlot Ready?Learn More

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Be On the Front Line.

Become a Forest Pest First Detector!Learn More

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Pancake Breakfast Won't Taste the Same

Keep ALB out of Vermont's sugarbushes!Learn More

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Barberry and burning bush have been replaced by wildlife beneficial natives.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

Events

May 2, 2015 - 10:00am
The Nature Conservancy is organizing two invasive workshops intended for landowners who want to know more about identifying and managing invasive plants that threaten forestlands in Vermont. Invasive plants are taking over Vermont’s forests with devastating consequences. They negatively impact the quality of wildlife habitat, create financial burdens for landowners and reduce the economic value of working forests. However, there are actions landowners can take to reduce the spread and impact of invasive terrestrial plants.

Latest News

March 30, 2015

New England’s plants face significant threat, report says

The lime-green flowers of the slender orchid known as the Small Whorled Pogonia used to bloom on forested slopes throughout New England, but they — and more than one-third of the region’s native orchids — are disappearing.

In all...

March 23, 2015

Wait till emerald ash borers are within 15 miles to treat trees, experts say

The emerald ash borer is poised for an assault on Nebraska’s ash trees, but the best thing that homeowners can do is wait.

That’s the advice from landscape experts, who say treatment methods that ward off the...