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Vermont Tree Farm System

 

WALK IN THE WOODS

Vermont Woodlands Association and the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation are inviting you to take a monthly excursion into Vermont’s forests, county by county. The monthly walks in the woods will be led by county foresters, consulting foresters, and natural resource professionals to showcase the wonders and enjoyment of Vermont’s lush forests. Participants are encouraged to wear sturdy walking shoes or boots.

Be sure to check our full calendar at a glance to view ALL EVENTS being offered.

                        Upcoming Walks:

Vermont Tree Farmer of the Year Tour
August 12, 2017
David & Jenny Stoner & Family
Greensboro, VT

Register via mail OR Register and pay online.

Join us for a tour of Tree Farm #1591, the Stoner Family Tree Farm, selected as the Vermont 2017 Tree Farm of the Year. The Stoners purchased the land in 1983 and are committed to making a difference through their stewardship. The Stoners 361 acres are a Certified Tree Farm that they have worked over the last 30 years to keep their land important to three generations of their family. (Note: 2 Category 1 CFE credits will be available for foresters.)

We are very thankful for our local farms and sponsors who have generously provided us food for the event:
-Bonnieview Farm, Craftsbury
-Jasper Hill Farm, Greensboro
-Pete's Greens, Craftsbury
-Shadagee Farm Cheese, Craftsbury Common

Tree Farm Tour at Al Robertson’s Pfälzerwald Tree Farm
August 26, 2017
11am
Sheffield, VT

• Enjoy some new trails…
• Check out “selective retention” on old ratty maples
• Observe some work progress…
• Check out the wildlife…
• Find out about making forests more resilient to climate change
• Learn about the VLT’s 40th Anniversary
• Talk about how we can help you with your ideas in your woodlot!

Download details and directions here. Light refreshments will be served after the walk. This is a field event (rain or shine) so dress accordingly. Mild to moderate hiking on rough trails is required.
No registration required. Direct any questions, call the Vermont Woodlands Association at (802) 747-7900. Registration not required.

Walk in the Woods with Weyerhaeuser Co.
September 16th!
Details TBA.


Photos from past Walk in the Woods workshops:


                                      Kevin Hall Walk in Braintree: August 2016

Pfalzerwald Tree Farm Tour & Walk
August 2014

 

Investigating Wildlife Tracking Workshop with Lynn Levine-February 2014
Listen to VPR Story, " Tracking Opens Window On World Of Animals"
Photo & Story Credit VPR/Susan Keese

 

Wildlife Winter Survival Strategies with Jayson Benoit & Paul Hamelin
Northwoods Stewardship Center

February 2014
Photos: Jayson Benoit

       

Plum Creek Walk in the NEK
July 2013

Pfalzerwald Tree Farm Walk
August 2012
Apple Tree Pruning & Maintenance
April 2012

 

Sugarbush Management Walk with Kevin Hall
March 2012

 

Walk in Thetford-Invasive Plant ID & Control
September 2011
Walk in Tunbridge-Northern Hardwood Forest Management
June 2011

 

Walk in Jericho-Forest Insects & Disease in Your Woodlands
May 2011
Walk in Tunbridge-Woodland Boundary Lines
April 2011

 

Walk in Berlin-Apple Tree Pruning and Maintenance
February 2011
Walk in Rupert-Recreation
February 2010

 

 

Previous Tree Farm Tour/Walk