Forestry & Wood Products Sector

 Emma MarvinWLEB & Forestry

The Working Lands Enterprise Board is dedicated to supporting Vermont's forest and wood products sector.  Through granting decisions and the work of the Forestry sub-committee, the WLEB is constantly working to support this important area of our working landscape.

Over five years of granting, the WLEB has invested $899,110 in 30 forest businesses, and $885,997 in forestry-related service provider grants.

Forest & Wood Products Directory (Asset Map)

A visual locator of forest and wood products in the state of Vermont

Forest Sector Systems Analysis & Documents

Working Lands Forestry Sub-Committee Members

  • Kathleen Wanner, Chair
  • Joe Nelson, Consulting Forester 
  • Michael Snyder, Commisioner, VT Dept. of Forests, Parks & Recreation
  • Sam Lincoln, Deputy Commissioner of VT Dept of Forests, Parks & Recreation
  • Paul Frederick, VT Dept. of Forests, Parks & Recreation
  • Ken Gagnon, Gagnon Lumber
  • Ian Hartman, VHCB Farm & Forest Viability
  • Christine McGowan, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
  • Matt Langlais, VT Dept. of Forests, Parks & Recreation
  • ​Lynn Ellen Schimoler, VT Dept of Agriculture, Food & Markets
  • Diana Ferguson, VT Dept. of Agriculture, Food & Markets

More reports and information are available on our Reading Resources page

Photo Credit: Emma Marvin