The Vermont Monitoring Cooperative would like to thank everyone who participated in the compilation and communication of this data. This includes invaluable input from the project leaders and principal investigators listed below, who helped ensure the quality of the data collected and the expert interpretation of an overwhelming amount of data, as well as outside reviews by David Gay of the National Atmospheric Deposition Network and Heather Pembrook of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. This report would not be possible without the continued support from the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, the US Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry, and the University of Vermont. This work was produced in part using funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Area - State & Private Forestry.

Preferred Citation

  • Duncan, J., J. Pontius, M. Pendleton, J. Rosovsky, and C. Waite (Eds.) 2015. The Vermont Monitoring Cooperative Long-Term Monitoring Update – 2014. Available online at

The Vermont Monitoring Cooperative Editorial Staff

  • Jennifer Pontius – Principal Investigator
  • James Duncan – Data and Web Coordinator
  • Miriam Pendleton – Site Operator
  • Judy Rosovsky – Field and Data Assistant
  • Carl Waite – Program Coordinator

Project Leaders and Supporters Contributing to this Report:

  • James S. Andrews, Vermont Reptile and Amphibian Atlas Project
  • Steve Fiske, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
  • David Gay, National Atmospheric Deposition Program
  • Joshua Halman, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
  • Christopher Lehmann, National Atmospheric Deposition Program
  • Aaron Moore, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
  • Heather Pembrook, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
  • Richard Poirot, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
  • Chris Rimmer, Kent McFarland & Steve Faccio, Vermont Center for Ecostudies
  • Barbara Schultz, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
  • Jamie Shanley, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Sandra Wilmot, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources

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