Northern Woodlands Field Day

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Northern Woodlands Field Day

Saturday, August 20 8:30 AM-5:30 PM Thetford Academy, 304 Academy Rd, Thetford Jon the Northern Woodlands crew for a fun day featuring hands-on workshops, talks, and woods walks. This program, featuring prominent authors, naturalists, and foresters will occur rain or shine. To learn more, see the agenda, and register, click here. Cost $195.

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Tree Risk Evaluation Training for Municipal Staff and Volunteers

Wednesday or Thursday, July 20 or 21 1-4 PM (Burlington/Montpelier) This workshop focuses on common tree health conditions that should factored into any assessment of tree risk in public places. Registration required, free and open to tree wardens, municipal staff, or other active tree stewards. Vermont Local Roads Scholar credits available. Click here to register.

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Safe Tree Removal Training for Municipal Staff

Wednesday or Thursday, July 20 or 21 8 AM-12 PM (Burlington/Montpelier) This hands-on workshop is focused on using ropes to safely guide trees to the ground while keeping workers out of the strike zone. Registration required; $25 for a single attendees, $40 for a team of two or more attendees from a single municipality. Vermont

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Nature Journaling

Thursday, July 14 4-6 PM Granville School Resource Center, Granville Come join veteran Nature Journal Keeper, Clare Walker Leslie, for a fun and easy event learning simple ways to set up and keep your own Nature Journal. Tips and Tricks will be shown for the field methods of both writing and drawing your nature observations. Appropriate

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Heart of Summer Bird Monitoring

Thursday, July 14 7:30-9 AM Huntington Enjoy a cool morning of birding at Audubon. Catch a glimpse of the birds that nest in Vermont before they start thinking about their fall migration journey. This program is free and open to the public. No registration needed. Donations to support our education and conservation work are appreciated. vt.audubon.org/donate Learn

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Bats in the Barn: Nighttime Bat Education Program

Saturday, June 25 7-9 PM Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park, Cornish NH Did you know there are over 1300 species of bats in the world? Join us for a special educational evening learning about bats from Dartmouth College researchers Eran Amichai and Hannah ter Hofstede. We will receive a presentation, check out some scientific equipment used

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Buckthorn/Invasives Removal Presentation at Monkton Central School

Saturday, June 18 9-10 AM Monkton Central School (1036 Monkton Rd) Monkton‘s Conservation Commission is hosting a presentation by Travis Hart, Habitat Biologist with Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. Travis will discuss invasive plants in relation to forest health and wildlife habitat. This will include an overview of common invasive plants that can be found

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Summer Forest Bathing

Saturday, June 18 9:30 AM-12 PM Huntington Come experience nature in new and deeply familiar ways with the practice of forest bathing, in which you are invited to slow down with intentionality and mindfulness to engage your traditional five senses and beyond. Give your body and mind a chance to rest and restore while taking

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