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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.

                        Upcoming Walks:


                        Thursday July 16, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
                        Rattlesnakes in Vermont
                        Green Mountain National Forest Office, 231 North Main St. Rutland, VT 05701

                        Can you believe Vermont actually hosts and harbors rattlesnakes? Doug Blodgett will discuss this reclusive but much-maligned and misunderstood reptile, and its unique contribution to Vermont’s native wildlife community. Doug will reveal some interesting results of his research on this endangered species, and discuss the tough challenges it faces as well as the life history of this original Vermont native animal at the very northern end of its range in the continental US. Download registration.

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