TIES TO THE LAND: Take steps to guide the future of your land
Succession Planning Workshop For Landowners
This workshop is a mix of presentation and practical exercises that will give you the knowledge and tools to start succession planning. You will:
Clarify your values and goals
Learn the steps to successful planning
Get tools to support your planning
Learn about legal options that can support your plan
This 6-hour workshop will be offered on three different dates at three different locations:
Saturday, April 25 at Capitol Plaza, Montpelier
Saturday, May 9 at Franklin Conference Center, Rutland
Tuesday, June 2 at Lake Morey Inn, Fairlee
9am to 3:00pm (Registration begins at 8:30am). Cost: $35. Each additional family member $20.
Download registration form here. Registration Deadlines: Monday April 20; Monday May 4; and Wednesday, May 27.
Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Working Woodlands Workshops: Informative, hands-on and exciting workshops for the woodland enthusiast. Working Woodlands workshops are held throughout the year at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park. Come learn from forestry professionals, scientists, and landowners. Explore diverse topics ranging from tree identification, low-impact harvesting, sawmilling, Timber Stand Improvement, animal tracking, trail maintenance, invasive plant control and so much more. Learn techniques and knowledge to help you understand, manage and conserve woodlands.
March’s Working Woodlands Workshop – Chillin’ with the Chickadees
Visit the winter forest with park ecologist Kyle Jones. We will learn winter bird identification by sight and sound, and also look at the forested habitats birds use for summer breeding. All ages are welcome. Snowshoes and binoculars will be available if needed. Bring appropriate outdoor clothing and a snack.
Date – Saturday, March 7th, 2015
Forest Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park. Parking available at the Billings Farm & Museum parking lot. No cost. No reservation necessary.
For more information, please call Kyle Jones at (802)457-3368 x30
To learn more about our Working Woodlands Workshops, please contact Christine Frohloff at (802)457-3368 x26 or email email@example.com or visit http://www.nps.gov/mabi/naturescience/working-woodlands-workshops.htm
Partner Association Calendars and Events:
Northwoods Stewardship Center:
Small-Scale Winter Timber Harvesting
Sunday, Mar 8th, 2015
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hogback Community College:
The Game of Logging training program
Cost per training session level: $170
Level I: April 2, 2015 at 8:00 am (Thursday), raindate April 9
Level II: April 9, 2015 at 8:00 am (Thursday), raindate April 16
Level III: April 16, 2015 at 8:00 am (Thursday), raindate April 23
Bird Monitoring Walks
Event Contact Charley Wilkinson
Saturday, March 14, 8 - 10 a.m.
Saturday, April 18, 8 - 10 a.m.
Saturday, May 9, 7 - 9 a.m.
Wilderness First Aid Class
February 26-27, 2015
Smokey House, Danby, VT
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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.