Watershed Forestry Resource Library

Welcome to the searchable resource library for the Watershed Forestry Partnership! Here you can find outreach materials that have been created by other organizations working on riparian forest restoration, academic papers, and other resources. If you have something to add to the library, or have a request for what you would like to see here, please contact Alison Adams at alison.adams [at] uvm.edu.

Northwestern Vermont Riparian Planting Guide

Published 2022
Author(s): Franklin County Natural Resources Conservation District
This is a document that describes riparian planting programs and funding sources available in northwestern Vermont, guidance for designing and implementing planting projects, and opportunities for future collaborative efforts across the region. Note that this is a living document. The version uploaded here was published March 2022; if it is long past that date, you may want to check whether there is an updated version by email Franklin County NRCD staff.

Notes from the Field (Watershed Forestry Partnership Newsletter): Fall 2022

Published 2022
Author(s): Watershed Forestry Partnership
Fall 2022 newsletter for the Watershed Forestry Partnership. Stories include collecting seed in the Northeast Kingdom; building beaver dam analogues on the Barton River; exploring the importance of wood additions with the Society of American Foresters; brief updates from the WFP and partners on staffing, recent projects, and funding; new initiatives to restore riparian areas on private residential land; and more.

Riparian Buffer Funding Sources Spreadsheet

Published 2022
Author(s): Watershed Forestry Partnership
This regularly-updated spreadsheet contains a list of funding sources that may be appropriate for a buffer project or set of projects, including the types of things they fund, RFP dates (if known), and more. Anyone with the link can comment to suggest additions, removals, or changes to the information in the spreadsheet.

2021 VT Riparian Buffer Working Group Meeting Materials: All presentations

Published 2021
Author(s): VT Riparian Buffer Working Group Members
Presentations on Act 76 and updates from the DEC (Vermont DEC Staff), Managing riparian buffers for specific species (Kiley Briggs, The Orianne Society, Mark Labarr, Audubon VT & Will Eldridge, VTFWD), Novel restoration approaches (Shayne Jaquith & Megan Gordon, TNC & Annalise Carington, USFWS), and innovative approaches in outreach (Kristen Balchunat, Winooski NRCD, Jess Colby, Northwoods Stewardship Center & Stephanie Hurley, UVM)