Don't bring firewood into Vermont:

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Think bittersweet wreaths are beautiful?

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Calling all Pest Hunters!

Volunteer to scout for HWA in southern Vermont!Learn More

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Got woody invasives?

Go get 'em this fall!Learn More

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Emerald Ash Borer

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On the ground
Barberry and burning bush have been replaced by wildlife beneficial natives.
On the ground
Once a hillside of goutweed and other invasives, the statehouse now boasts a beautiful native plant garden
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
Buckthorn and honeysuckle are reducing regeneration of this forest. Learn how concerned residents are making a difference.
On the ground
Hildene staff and volunteers restore wetland buffer...
On the ground
Town removes invasive barberry from landscaping
On the ground
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...
On the ground
The Upper Connecticut CISMA began to take form in late 2010 with agencies and individuals in Vermont seeking to collaborate....
On the ground
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
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....
Featured Invasive
All that purple is no good for wildlife. Knock out new infestations right away!
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
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
Japanese barberry destroys Vermont's woodlands
Featured Invasive
People love bittersweet in fall wreathes and decorations....it wreaks havoc on Vermont's trees.
Featured Invasive
This is the "Northeastern Kudzu". Beware of this seductive yet aggressively invasive plant.
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
Look in wetlands, ditches and roadsides for this fast spreading plant....
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
Have an inpenetrable thicket of multiflora rose? Learn how to treat it...

Events

September 9, 2016 - 8:15am
Join us for When Governments Cooperate, a full day of workshops, technical assistance and networking opportunities brought to you by the Agency of Natural Resources, the Agency of Commerce and Community Development and the Agency of Transportation.
August 3, 2016 - 3:00pm
Do you have an eye for plants? Do you spend time in the Batten Kill Watershed (northern Bennington County)? We are looking for volunteers to find and report "Early detection" invasive species.

Latest News

September 22, 2016

Refuge Notebook: Invasive plants: Planning for the future

What our neighbors to the north (west) are thinking.....

September 9, 2016

Invasive Asian Clams Found in Lake Bomoseen

CASTLETON, Vt. -

Paul Fonteyn was surprised to see a number of Vermont Fish and Wildlife employees snorkeling just off the dock of his home on the shore of Lake Bomoseen.