2020 VWA Annual Meeting

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2020 VWA Annual Meeting

Please note: Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the State of Emergency in Vermont and across the country, the VWA Annual meeting for April 4th will be postponed to a later date. We are currently assessing our options and working on revising our agenda. The new agenda will include a tribute to Put Blodgett,

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Vermont Coverts Woodlands for Wildlife Cooperator Training

May 8-10 at Common Ground Center, Starksboro Join VT Coverts for our Woodlands for Wildlife Cooperator Training.  This weekend retreat provides an opportunity for those who care about woodlands and wildlife to learn about the resources available to help them define and reach their land management goals.  It will allow you to connect with resource professionals, landowners

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Training: Hemlock Wooly Adelgid Monitoring Workshop

Saturday, February 29th, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, Holley Hall, 1 South Street, Bristol VT Hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) is a destructive invasive insect that has already been detected on hemlock trees in southern Vermont. Learn to monitor and slow the spread of this invasive insect, with Jim Esden, State Protection Forester, and Caitlin Cusack,

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Training: How to Conduct an Ash Tree Inventory for your Town using Collector ArcGIS

Saturday, February 8, 2020 – 10:15am to 12:45pm Rockingham Free Library Conducting an ash tree inventory is the first step for municipalities to determine how they will manage the trees in their public right-of-ways. This hands-on workshop with Joanne Garton, Technical Assistance Coordinator, VT Urban and Community Forestry Program, will train participants to conduct a community ash tree

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2020 Vermont Farm Show

Come visit VWA at this year’s Vermont Farm Show at Champlain Valley Fairgrounds, Essex, VT! Get access to the most innovative companies doing business on behalf of agriculturists, spend the day visiting vendors and attending organizational meetings, and visit contest displays where you can see award winning examples of Vermont’s best maple syrup, Christmas trees,

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Trees for Streams

Join us on Saturday, February 29th from 9-11am to learn about riparian buffers along our streams and their impact on water quality. Lisa Niccolai and Ron Rhodes will cover river restoration techniques and design, tree and shrub ordering and planting, potential funding sources, competition concerns, and survival rates. Location – Forest Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP, Woodstock VT.

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Monitoring

Hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) is a destructive invasive insect that has already been detected in southern Vermont, including Windsor County. Join Jim Esden on Saturday, February 8th from 9am-12pm for this workshop to learn how to identify HWA-infested hemlocks and what landowners can do to detect and slow the spread of this insect pest. Please

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Winter Wildlife Tracking Intensive

Learn how to identify the tracks and signs of the many critters that share your backyard and national parks on Saturday, February 1st, 9am-1pm. We’ll start with a 1 hour indoor presentation exploring tracks and animal movements, then head out into the park for several hours to explore. Please dress appropriately for outdoor activity, and

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