Introduction to Vermont’s Current Use Program (online)

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Introduction to Vermont’s Current Use Program (online)

Tuesday, October 12 7–8 PM With nearly 16,000 parcels and 2 million acres of forestland enrolled in Current Use, the program is considered by many to be Vermont’s pre-eminent forest conservation program. The program supports, conservation of forestland, the forest economy, and affordable land ownership among many other values. Join Keith Thompson, Private Lands Program Manager

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Woodlot and Habitat Management Workshop and Field Walk

Wednesday, October 13 (Workshop) Pico Ski Club (73 Alpine Drive, Mendon) 6:30-8:30 PM Saturday, October 16 (Field Walk) 630 Coldham Rd, Shrewsbury Come to the workshop and/or the field walk to learn how to manage your property for fish and wildlife habitat, forest health, carbon benefits and more. Partners (USFS, VTFWL, VT Coverts, Trout Unlimited and the NWTF)

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“Forest Operations Supervisor – Supervising for Safety” Workshop

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 The Vermont Logger Safety and Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program, developed to modernize safety on logging operations and reduce workers’ compensation insurance costs, is entering its third year! ​For mechanized and non-mechanized logging contractors enrolling in the Vermont Logger Safety and Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program to be eligible for “safety certified” status

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River Corridors for Wildlife

Saturday, October 2 9:30 AM– 12 PM Join us to learn about how river corridors can be managed to enhance wildlife habitat and to provide erosion control for flood resiliency. Coverts Cooperator Ron Millard has worked with the White River Partnership on a floodplain tree planting and has placed some of his land in an

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Climate Adaptations Woods Walk

Saturday, October 9, 10 AM– 12 PM Little Hogback Community Forest, Monkton Join Vermont Coverts as we host Ali Kosiba, the Climate Forester with VT Dept. of Forests, Parks and Recreation, at the Little Hogback Community Forest in Monkton. Ali is interested in understanding how forests and trees respond to environmental changes. She will share

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The River Corridor, Floodplains, and Riparian Habitat – Webinar

Friday, November 5, 10-11 AM The network of streams and rivers across Vermont is critically important for climate resilience. These places are dynamic systems, constantly changing and home to incredible biological diversity as well as many other functions and values. In this collaborative presentation, join a panel of planners from the Agency of Natural Resources

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Alternative Approaches to Stumpage Payment Systems for Loggers

Saturday 10/16/21 9 AM-12 PM This woodlot tour will explore the economics of working in the woods in VT, with an emphasis on how payment for loggers affects the final product. Topics discussed include current market trends in wood pricing, current stumpage rates here in Vermont, costs of trucking wood to markets, and how payment systems

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Climate Adaptability As Part of A Woodlot Management Plan

Saturday 9/25/21 9 AM – 12 PM During this woodlot tour, we will walk a woodlot in which climate adaptability is one of the multiple management goals. Participants will hear about some simple methods to begin thinking about carbon sequestration and storage in a working woodlot. We will discuss how carbon planning might fit into

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Promoting Flood Resiliency in a Changing Climate- In-Person

September 18, 9-11 AM Forest Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP, Woodstock, VT. Join us for this in-person workshop with Vermont River Management Engineer Todd Menees to learn about flood resiliency, riparian vegetation, and water quality in the Ottauquechee River watershed. The workshop format will be in 3-parts: indoor slide presentations, a river flume table demonstration, and a

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