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

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.

Road Building Tool Box Workshop: 8am-3pm (TWO SESSIONS TO CHOOSE FROM):
TUESDAY MAY 24, 2016 at GMTCC, Hazen Campus, Hardwick, VT OR
WEDNESDAY MAY 25, 2016 at Marsh Billings Rockfeller National Park, Woodstock
(Choose which session when registering)
The workshop combines indoor and outdoor discussion, presentation, materials, and technical assis-tance. The indoor morning session may focus on AMP rules and regulations, pending legislation, and other topics that relate to logging, road building, or water quality. In the afternoon program you will learn what Team E.J. Prescott can contribute to your business needs with innovations in erosion pre-vention, roadway stabilization, drainage systems and soil reinforcement. View PDF brochure registration here. Register online for May 24th Workshop or May 25th workshop.

Partner Associations Calendars and Events:


Vermont Invasives:
Public Access Greeter Program Training
Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 9:00am - 1:00pm


Northwoods Stewardship Center:
National Trails Day
June 4, 2016

Spitzer Demonstration Forest Tour

June 5, 2016

Solo Wilderness First Aid
June 16, 2016

Summer Tree ID Walk
July 9, 2016


Vermont Family Forests:

Game of Logging: Fall 2016
Cost per training session level: $170
Level I: October 6, 2016 at 8:00 am (Thursday), raindate October 13
Level II: October 13, 2016 at 8:00 am (Thursday), raindate October 20
Level III: Storm Damage Recovery: Safe & Sustainable Tree Felling, Bucking, and Removal in Storm-impacted Forests. October 20, 2016 at 8:00 am (Thursday), raindate October 27


Audubon Vermont:

Bird Monitoring Walk
Saturday, 5/21, 7 - 9 a.m.

Fields, Forests, and Bird Habitat
May 21–22, 2016
Green Mountain Audubon Center (Craftsbury Common, VT)

Timber and Thrushes
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Green Mountain Audubon Center (Starksboro, VT)

Spring Bird Walk
Friday, May 27, 2016
Green Mountain Audubon Center (Hartland, VT)

Maple Sugarbush Bird Walk

Saturday, May 28, 2016


Vermont Coverts:

Cooperator Training:
May 20-22, 2016
Farm and Wilderness Camp, Plymouth, VT

Game of Logging Chainsaw Training
Level I Saturday, May 28, Kirby, VT
Level II Sunday, May 29, Kirby, VT

Kehoe Conservation Camp in Hydeville, VT
September 9-11, 2016

Vermont Land Trust

Bluffside Farm’s Agricultural Resources Tour

April 25, 2016; 4 pm with Jon Ramsay, VLT’s Farmland Access Director

For both tours, arrive at the farm by 4 pm and plan on at least an hour walk on uneven terrain. Please leave dogs at home.

VLT Bluffside Farm Public Meeting
Thursday, April 28, 6 pm
North Country Career Center, Newport

UVM Extension Vermont Forestry Outreach Education Initiative:

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Additional Webinars and Informational Websites:
American Tree Farm System
Southern Regional Extension Forestry
Urban Natural Resources Institute – An Initiative of the USDA Forest Service – Northern Research Station
Pennsylvania Extension Forestry
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.