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WORKSHOPS


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

SAVE THE DATE -

Through the Eyes of a forester- look at wildlife habitat, timber potential, and human based aesthetics on different forest types and management approaches with Bennington County Forester, Kyle Mason
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unday, 12/3/17 - 4pm-5pm
Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave, Manchester Center, VT 05255

Winter Tree ID Walk- Rupert
Saturday, 12/9  1pm-3pm
Merck Forest and Farmland, 3270 Rte 315, Rupert, VT 05768
Registration not required, but highly suggested Register Online
Questions: 802-747-7900 or info@vermontwoodlands.org
Registration Highly Suggested. Register Online HERE.


Winter Tree ID Walk- Bennington
Saturday, 12/16  10am-12pm
One World Conservation Center, 413 US Rte 7 South, Bennington, VT
REGISTER ONLINE or call 802-747-7900 or info@vermontwoodlands.org

Historical Land Use Change & the Wildlife of Vermont- Kim Royar, VT Fish and Wildlife
Tuesday, 1/23   6:30pm-8pm
College of St. Joseph, 71 Clement Road, Rutland, VT. Room 105

An Archaeological History of Vermont
Thursday, 2/1  7pm-8pm
Jess Robinson ,PhD, State Archaeologist, Division for Historic Preservation
One World Conservation Center, 413 US Rte 7 South, Bennington, VT
*Co-sponsored by VWA and OWCC

Who Goes There? Wildlife Tracking Workshop with Ed Sharron of the National Park Service
Saturday, 2/3     1-4 pm
One World Conservation Center, 413 US Rte 7 South, Bennington, VT
*Co-sponsored by VWA and OWCC

Walk in the Woods: Tracks & Trees with Lynn Levine (REGISTRATION FORM)
Saturday February, 10, 2018 (Weather date February 11), 9am-4pm
Nature Conservancy Land, Dummerston, VT
Pre-registration with payment is required. Workshop is limited to 15 participants
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Vermont's land use changes and their effects on wildlife populations- Kim Royar, VT Fish and Wildlife
Thursday, 2/15, 7pm-8pm
One World Conservation Center, 413 US Rte 7 South, Bennington, VT
*Co-sponsored by VWA and OWCC

Ski & Snowshoe in the Woods: Forestry Tour with the Vermont Woodlands Association and Northwoods Stewardship Center
Saturday, 2/17, 10am-1pm  (Backup date: Sunday, 2/18)
Co-Sponsors: Vermont Woodlands Association, Northwoods Stewardship Center

Rattlesnakes of Vermont, Doug Blodgett - VT Fish and Wildlife
Thursday, March 8th, 7pm-8:30pm"
CCV Rutland, 60 West Street, Rutland, VT, Room 102

April 7th, 10am
Apple Tree Release and Pruning
Woodford, VT
Co-Sponsors: Vermont Woodlands Association, Northwoods Stewardship Cente

Partner Associations Calendars and Events:

Working Woodlands Workshops at Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Park

Co-sponsored by Vermont Woodlands Association & VT Coverts!

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Vermont Invasives:

Invasive Insects at the Cabot Library
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 7:00pm 
Cabot Public Library, 3084 Main Street, Cabot, VT

Forest Pest First Detector Training
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 9:30am-2:30pm
UVM Extension, 327 US Route 302, Suite 1, Barre, VT 05641

Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative Conference
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 9:00am - 5pm
Sponsored by: Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative

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Northwoods Stewardship Center:

Ski & Snowshoe in the Woods: Forestry Tour with the Vermont Woodlands Association and Northwoods Stewardship Center
Saturday, 2/17, 10am-1pm  (Backup date: Sunday, 2/18)
Co-Sponsors: Vermont Woodlands Association, Northwoods Stewardship Center

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One World Conservation Center

OWCC Solstice Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Thursday, December 21, 5pm - 7pm

Valley Series:
Sustainable Forestry for Wildlife in Vermont
Thursday, January 25 - 7pm - 8pm
Lisa Sausville, Director, VT Coverts

  • Valley Series: Growing up in Bennington in the 1950s
    Thursday, February 8, 7pm - 8pm
    Ted Bird, local historian

Valley Series: Vermont's land use changes and their effects on wildlife populations
with Kim Royar- VT Fish & Wildlife
Thursday, February 15, 7pm - 8pm
*Co-sponsored by VWA and OWCC

Valley Series: The Idea of Vermont
Thursday, February 22, 7pm-8pm
Laird Christensen, Green Mountain College

Movement and Mindfulness in Nature - for families and children
February 20, 2018  - 9:00 am – 12:00 pm- Fee: $12.00; discounts for more than one child. Registration required.

An Archaeological History of Vermont
Thursday, 2/1  7pm-8pm
Jess Robinson ,PhD, State Archaeologist, Division for Historic Preservation
One World Conservation Center, 413 US Rte 7 South, Bennington, VT
*Co-sponsored by VWA and OWCC

Who Goes There? Wildlife Tracking Workshop with Ed Sharron of the National Park Service
Saturday, 2/3     1-4 pm
One World Conservation Center, 413 US Rte 7 South, Bennington, VT
*Co-sponsored by VWA and OWCC

Vermont's land use changes and their effects on wildlife populations- Kim Royar, VT Fish and Wildlife
Thursday, 2/15, 7pm-8pm
One World Conservation Center, 413 US Rte 7 South, Bennington, VT
*Co-sponsored by VWA and OWCC
and VT Fish and Wildlife



*For all OWCC events that require Registration, do so on their website, http://oneworldconservationcenter.org or call 802-447-7419

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Vermont Coverts

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Vermont Family Forests:

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Audubon Vermont:
Audubon Christmas Bird Count
Saturday, December 30, 2017

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UVM Extension Vermont Forestry Outreach Education Initiative:

2017 FOREST ECOSYSTEM MONITORING COOPERATIVE CONFERENCE
Friday, December 15, 2017, from 9:00 - 5:00.
Davis Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
$22 per person ($20 per person if you register as a group of 3 or more). Registration will open on November 6th. Morning snacks, lunch and an afternoon coffee break provided with meeting registration. Discounted registration available for students.

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Vermont Fish and Wildlife

Speaking Engagement: Vermont's Land Use Changes and Effects on Wildlife
Thursday, 2/15, 7pm-8pm
One World Conservation Center, 413 US Rte 7 South, Bennington, VT
*Co-sponsored by VWA and OWCC
and VT Fish and Wildlife


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