Town Forest Centennial Celebration Continues
We continue to celebrate the centennial anniversary
of Vermont's Municipal Forest Act and the benefits
that town forests provide. In collaboration with our partners
, we kicked off the celebration at the State House with a resolution
, an Arbor Day proclamation
highlighting town forests with Governor Shumlin, a community Arbor Day Celebration in Bradford's Wright's Mountain Town Forest, our town forest themed Growing Works of Art Contest, an Across the Fence episode on WCAX featuring our contest winners, and many local events. The celebration has attracted media attention and some great stories are being told. Check out a recent WCAX story on Barre City's Forest.
The celebration continues over the next few months
with a Young Writers Project Town Forest Challenge
, a Voices Project featuring town forest stories, the return of the Town Forest Trek, a town forest heroes recognition program, and culminating with a Community Conservation Summit
at Vermont Technical College on Saturday, November 7th. In the meantime, we invite you to get out into a town forest- find a forest near you!