Act 171: Selecting Forest Blocks & Habitat Connectors for Your Town Plan

Act 171 requires towns to identify and protect forest blocks and habitat connectors. But what exactly does that mean? And how do you figure out which blocks and connectors are most valuable to wildlife and your community? Join the Community Wildlife Program at Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department to learn a step-by-step selection process. We'll explain the background science and help towns select areas to prioritize that meet Act 171 requirements and make sense for their community.  

Presenters: 
Jens Hilke, Conservation Planner, VT Fish & Wildlife Department 
Andy Wood, Conservation Planner, VT Fish & Wildlife Department 

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Event Date: 
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Louis Porter

1 National Life Drive
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Montpelier, VT 05620-3702
802-828-1000
fwinformation@vermont.gov

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The mission of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is the conservation of all species of fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the people of Vermont.