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Vermont Tree Farm System

WORKSHOPS


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

Woods, Wildlife, & Warblers Presentation with Sue Morse

May 3rd, 2017
7pm– 9:00pm at Tinmouth Community Center 573 VT-140, Tinmouth, VT

Looking to learn more about the forests of Vermont and the wildlife that inhabit them?
Join us on Wednesday, May 3 from 7pm to 9:00pm at the Tinmouth Community Center for a genuinely intriguing wildlife presentation by Sue Morse of Keeping Track. Morse is one of the top wildlife trackers in North America. Her knowledge of natural history and talent for photography will make for a wonderful and informative presentation. Learn about a variety of topics, including how wildlife communicate in the forest community, wildlife biology and ecology, as well as the positive outcome of various forest management practices as they stimulate more productive and diversified food and cover resources for the benefit of all wildlife- from butterflies to birds to bears. If you are a forest landowner, logger, consulting forester, aspiring forester, or wildlife enthusiast- you won’t want to miss this!

Program is FREE! Families & young, aspiring foresters & wildlife enthusiasts welcome! Registration strongly encouraged, but not required. Contact Silvia at 802-747-7900 or info@vtwoodsandwildlife.org.
Keeping Track will have their merchandise for sale.

TIES TO THE LAND: Take steps to guide the future of your land SUCCESSION PLANNING WORKSHOP FOR LANDOWNERS

If you own and care for woodland, the fate of your land is important to you.  You hope that future generations will benefit from your efforts. But hope is not a plan. Preserving your legacy requires planning, and that involves more than just having a will or an estate plan. This workshop is a mix of presentation and practical exercises that will give you the knowledge and tools to start
succession planning
.

Time: 9am to 3:00pm (Registration begins at 8:30am)
Cost: $35. Each additional family member $20

Please choose one of the following dates and locations when registering:
May 4, 2017- Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Historical Park, 54 Elm St., Woodstock, VT 05091- Deadline 4/27
May 20, 2017- Capital Plaza Hotel & Conference Center, 100 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05602- Deadline 5/12

Download registration here>>>


Partner Associations Calendars and Events:

Vermont Coverts:

Game of Logging
Derby, VT
Saturday, April 29 – Level I
Sunday, April 30 – Level II

BioBlitz at MERCY FARM
Friday, May 12 – Saturday, May 13
56 Howard Hill Road, Benson, VT
3 pm – 3 pm

Invasives in Your Woods- Learning Management Techniques for Common Invasive Plants
Tuesday, May 16
Whitney Creek WMA, Rt 125 Addison

Coverts Cooperator Training
Friday – Sunday, June 2-4, Common Ground Center, Starksboro
Friday – Sunday, Sept 8-10, Kehoe Conservation Camp, Hydesville


Working Woodlands Workshops by Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Park

Early Birds
Saturday April 29, 2017
9-11am

Spring Wildflowers
Date: Saturday, May 27, 2017
Time: 9am–11pm

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Vermont Invasives:

Master Gardener Online Course
Feb. 7 - May 16, Tuesdays

Invasive Plant Removal Training Course
April 29, 2017

9am-12pm
City Center Park, South Burlington

Invasive Species Management Symposium
Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 12:00pm

Event Type: Conference
Sponsored by: Northeast Regional Invasive Species and Climate Change


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Northwoods Stewardship Center:

Game of Logging Level 1/2:

Saturday, May 6th, 8am-4pm (Level 1)
Sunday, May 7th, 8am-4pm (Level 2). $180 per level

Bluffside Farm Invasive Species Workshop
Sat May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Free
Newport, VT

Climate Change Adaptation in the Spitzer Demonstration Forest
August 18, 2017
E. Charleston, VT

Vermont Family Forests:

Beltane Community Forest Celebration
April 30, 2017

WARBLER WARM-UP

Sunday, May 7, 2017


Hogback Community College Courses:

TREE IDENTIFICATION (and some critters) IN THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN BASIN,
From Mountains to Valley Floor

June 10, July 22, August 19, October 7, October 28, and November 11, 2017
Location: Addison County, Vermont

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Audubon Vermont:

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Spring Migration Bird Monitoring Walk

May 15–26, 2017
Holistic Forest Management

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Maple Sugarbush Bird Walk

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Spring Wildflower Walk
Green Mountain Audubon Center (Huntington, VT)
Audubon is carpeted in a spectacular display of wildflowers every May.

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Birds and Maple Syrup
(Underhill, VT)

Sunday, June 4, 2017
Wildlife Photography Workshop
Green Mountain Audubon Center (Huntington, VT)


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Vermont Land Trust

Early Spring Wildflower Foray

Saturday, April 29, 9:30-11 am

Mile Around Woods, North Bennington


UVM Extension Vermont Forestry Outreach Education Initiative:

Vermont Arbor Day Conference
May 4, 2017 8:30-4:00


Additional Webinars and Informational Websites:

https://www.treefarmsystem.org/attend
American Tree Farm System

https://www.treefarmsystem.org/timber-tax-filing-for-2015 

http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
Southern Regional Extension Forestry

http://www.unri.org/webcasts/
Urban Natural Resources Institute – An Initiative of the USDA Forest Service – Northern Research Station

http://rnrext.cas.psu.edu/PAForestWeb/default.html
Pennsylvania Extension Forestry

http://www.deerandforests.org/
Deer and Forests – would be of interest to some of the foresters.

ForestConnect Webinars
ForestConnect is an educational program of the forestry extension and applied research group at Cornell University and through Cornell Cooperative Extension.

 

Women Owning Woodlands Workshop participants at Hulbert Outdoor Center