Vermont Pesticide Advisory Council (VPAC)

The Vermont Pesticide Advisory Council (VPAC) is established by, and part of, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets. Members of the council, except those public members appointed by the governor, shall be qualified individuals who, by experience and training, are knowledgeable in one or more areas associated with pest control.  This council shall review insect, plant disease, weed, nematode, rodent, noxious wildlife and other pest control programs within the state to assess the effect of such programs on human health and comfort, natural resources, water, wildlife, and food and fiber production, and where necessary make recommendations for greater safety and efficiency.

Members:

Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation - Rick Levey
Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife - Eric Palmer
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets - Cary Giguere
Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation - Barbara Schultz
Vermont Department of Health - Razelle Hoffman-Contois (Chair)
Vermont Agency of Transportation - Andy Shively
University of Vermont College of Medicine - vacant
University of Vermont Extension Service - Sid Bosworth
University of Vermont Experiment Station - Ann Hazelrigg
Governor Appointed Public Member (Environmental/Health) - Vacant
Governor Appointed Public Member (Agriculture) - Casey Darrow

 

 
VT-ALERT is a Vermont-wide electronic notification system used to send messages via email, text, and posts to the website about emergencies and general public notices. You can start receiving notification of planned herbicide applications to utility, railroad, and highway Rights-of-Way by enrolling in VT-ALERT.

VT-Alert Instructions

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS:

Tuesday April 4,2017 1-4:30

National Life ​Complex-Main Building

Catamount Room N215

1 National Life Drive

Montpelier

 
Agenda: 
To be determined

 

Wednesday May 3,2017
National Life Complex-Main Building
Catamount Rm M215
1 National Life Drive
Agenda: Review of 2017 Permit Applications to Conduct Rights-of-Way Treatment

 

 

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