Public Information Meetings: Logger Safety & Workers Comp Insurance Program

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Public Information Meetings: Logger Safety & Workers Comp Insurance Program

In 2019, the Scott Administration, with support from the Vermont legislature, announced the launch of a new program, designed to reduce the number of injuries and workers’ compensation insurance claims on logging operations through the delivery of modernized safety training; adding the availability of loss prevention consultations on logging operations; increasing the number of properly

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Winter Wildlife Tracking at Saint-Gaudens NHP

Learn about how to identify the tracks and signs of the many critters that share your backyard and national parks on Saturday, March 7th from 10am-12pm. We’ll start with a 1 hour indoor presentation exploring tracks animal movements, then head out into the park for another hour to explore. Please dress appropriately for outdoor activity,

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Passing Lands Pop-up

Join us to plan for the future of your land on Wednesday, December 18th!  You are invited to a forum to meet one-on-one with land managers, conservation, financial and estate planning professionals to answer questions about your woodlands, your specific situation at no charge to you. Have you planned what will happen to your woodland

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Public Hearing on Rural Economic Development

The Rural Economic Development Working Group (REDWnG) of the Vermont House of Representatives invites Vermonters to share thoughts on how to sustain and grow the economy in rural areas of the state. In 2017 RDWnG hosted a public hearing before the start of the 2018 legislative session. As a result of the hearing, members of RDWnG proposed

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Advanced Logger Safety

This program reviews the basics for First Aid Rural environment care. In addition, the bulk of the program, through hands on team approach training, will be on how to make critical lifesaving decisions with specific emphasis on “Move or NOT Move.” This training is open to all people who have completed the Introduction to Mechanized Logging

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Introduction to Mechanized Logging Safety

This is a single-day course that covers the basic initial safety training for mechanical logging as well as new hazards that exist and how to address them. Participants will gain practical knowledge of the hazards of logging and the ways hazards can be mitigated. They will also learn what is expected of the employer and

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A 19th Century Photographer

A 21st century podcaster explains how 19th century photographer helped create America’s national parks Award-winning art historian, critic, author and podcaster Tyler Green will be speaking about groundbreaking 19th century photographer Carleton Watkins on Saturday, September 14, 7pm at the Billings Farm & Museum Visitor Center. Green’s talk explores the surprising relationships between Carleton Watkins,

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Vital Signs Tracking Soil Health: Working Woodlands Workshop

Restoration of soil health positively impacts water quality, reduces the impacts of flooding and drought, improves nutrient density of foods, and can mitigate climate change; sequestering carbon and restoring land water cycles that can cool the planet. Learn about the soil health principles and simple ways to implement them in the backyard and beyond. We’ll

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Habitat Management for Landowners: Working Woodlands Workshop

Are you a landowner wondering what you can do to improve habitat for wildlife and promote native tree species in your woods? This workshop led by Travis Hart, Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife, will provide you with the basics to get you started on creating a habitat management plan to promote desirable species and

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