Dedicated to promoting the thoughtful stewardship of Vermont's privately-owned working forests
Proud Sponsor of the American Tree Farm System in Vermont
Vermont Tree Farm System



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:

                        Wildlife Photography Workshop WORKSHOP FULL
                        Saturday, May 14, 2016; 9am to 12 pm
                        Elmore State Park, Elmore, VT

                        Join Vermont Fish & Wildlife photographer Tom Rogers for a presentation on wildlife photography. Tom will give a brief presentation on the basics of proper exposure, depth of field, and use of camera equipment, followed by a field session in the park. Vermont Fish & Wildlife bird biologist John Buck will also be on hand to help us find wildlife and to provide a naturalist’s prospective.

                        Directions: From Morrisville: Go 5 mi. S on VT Route 12 to Lake Elmore. View online directions here.

                        Please email to add yourself to the waiting list.

                        Save the date!
                        Walk in the Woods with Plum Creek
                        July 16, 2016
                        Details TBA.

                        TREE FARM TOUR
                        SATURDAY, August 20, 2016 at 11:00 AM

                        Pfälzerwald Tree Farm, 1619 Berry Hill Road, Sheffield, VT
                        Join Al Robertson, woodland owner and Co-Chair of the Vermont Tree Farm Program, on his
                        property as we take a leisurely walk in his forest. View more here.

Photos from past Walk in the Woods workshops:

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



Walk in the Woods - W. Rutland Town Forest