There are some excellent resources on the web to help learn about the land in Vermont, and how to best manage it. Here are some of our favorites.
A list of natural communities in Vermont, ranked by their rarity and importance.
A rich website designed and maintained by botanists to key out and identify plants in New England.
Neat and handy field guides to ID tracks, scat, wildflowers and other north woods life.
Endangered, threatened, rare and uncommon species in Vermont.
A field guide to common mushrooms in the northeast, and how they fit into their ecosystem.
A comprehensive resource to help identify and manage invasive species in Vermont
A rich website to learn about forest insects, and share your findings.
Tree measures, site indexes, and log volumes.
An excellent tree ID app that filters by location.
Download USGS topomaps to your phone, or upload custom maps.
Keep track of your field IDs with this powerful crowd sourcing app.
Maps and info on all trails for the Vermont Association of Snow Travelers.
Birding by location, or just browse by birds.
Vermont Audubon offers methods to integrate timber management with improving songbird habitat.
This Vermont harvesting guide has a wealth of useful info.
Landowner guides address wildlife, water, economics, and working with Vermont foresters and loggers.
Learn about landowner responsibilities for maintaining water quality during timber harvests.
Forestry related webinars, resources and events in Vermont.
Information on how to participate in the forest carbon marketplace.
Parcels, aerial photos, wetlands, and an abundance of Vermont specific data.
QGIS is a free, open source mapping software that creates shapefiles and much more.
Wondering if that's a Class 3 or Class 4 road? View Official Town Highway Maps.
An invaluable guide to estate planning for Vermont landowners.
What are your trees worth? See what has been paid for stumpage in Vermont.
Setting up a cost basis for your timberland can save on taxes down the road.
Logging and resource managment on Green Mountain Club properties.
One of the oldest African-American-owned Vermont farms looks to make new history.
Hiking, bear nests, baby moose and forestry in Lowell. (page 23)
Management of a 290 acre parcel in Starksboro Vermont.
Tools Landowners Can Use to Support Sustainable Forests.
Supplying modern wood heat to Green Mountain Club Headquarters.
Lessons from a windstorm in 2010 in Chittenden County.