New York and Vermont are home to black bears. While it is possible to encounter a black bear on the trail, most recreationists never do.
Much needed repairs bring a beloved trail back to users of all abilities.
One of the best things you can do to help care for the outdoors is practice the Leave No Trace principles. By applying these principles, we can maintain our favorite places for generations.
Preparation is the most effective way to prevent mishaps. Knowing the area, weather, terrain, limitations of your body, and a little common sense can help to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.
In the Finger Lakes National Forest, you can see a history of grazing, you can see old apple orchards, and at Caywood Point you can see the women’s rights movement.
Learn about the restoration of the West Branch of the White River in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene in central Vermont.
In an interconnected agency like the Forest Service, it pays to spend the day in someone else’s shoes.
Mike Smith, President of the Bennington Trail Cruisers, was recognized for outstanding contributionsi n repairing and building Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) trails on the Manchester District.
The Green Mountain and Finger Lake National Forests have been working to develop a strategy that will prioritize investments and recommend changes to our recreation program into the future.