About

ABOUT THE PROJECT

Tracking parcelization over time: Updating the Vermont database to inform planning and policy

LEAD PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

  • Jamey Fidel, Forest & Wildlife Program Director (Vermont Natural Resources Council)

CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR AND DATABASE DEVELOPER

  • Brian Voigt, Fellow, Gund Institute for Ecological Economics (UVM Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources)

OTHER CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS:

  • Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director (Vermont Natural Resources Council)
  • Brian Shupe, Executive Director (Vermont Natural Resources Council)

WEBSITE DEVELOPER:

  • Steve Sharp, GIS Operations Manager (Vermont Center for Geographic Information)

COLLABORATORS

  • John Adams, Director (Vermont Center for Geographic Information)
  • John Austin, Lands and Habitat Program Director (Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife)
  • Pam Brangan, GIS Data & IT Manager (Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission)
  • Deb Brighton, Research Associate (Vermont Family Forests)
  • Jim Duncan, Director (Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative)
  • Erik Engstrom, GIS Project Supervisor (Vermont Agency of Natural Resources)
  • Doug Farnham, Policy Director and Economist (Vermont Department of Taxes)
  • Danielle Fitzko, Urban & Community Forestry Program Manager (Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation)
  • Jens Hilke, Community Wildlife Program (Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife)
  • Elizabeth Hunt, Current Use Program Chief (Vermont Department of Taxes)
  • Jon Osborne, GIS Director (Vermont Land Trust)
  • Jennifer Pontius, Research Assistant Professor (UVM Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources)
  • Jill Remick, Director (Property Valuation and Review Division, Vermont Department of Taxes)
  • Kim Royar, Wildlife Biologist (Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife)
  • Steve Sinclair, Director of Forests (Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation)
  • Keith Thompson, Private Lands Program Manager (Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation)

FUNDING

This project was funded by the Northeastern States Research Cooperative (NSRC), a partnership of Northern Forest states (New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and New York) in coordination with the USDA Forest Service. Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) provided additional funding.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Jamey Fidel, Forest and Wildlife Program Director and General Counsel, Vermont Natural Resources Council, jfidel@vnrc.org, (802) 223-2328, x. 117

Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council, kmccarthy@vnrc.org, (802) 223-2328, x. 114