Tree Farmer of the Year Tour with Alan Robertson

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Tree Farmer of the Year Tour with Alan Robertson

Al Robertson invites you to enjoy a day at his Pfalzerwald Tree Farm #922, a 60-acre parcel first enrolled in the American Tree Farm System in 1985. Highlights will include how the weather has influenced the work, trail design & construction, European forestry techniques, wildlife, resiliency plantings, TSI, vernal pools, and harvesting. The cost per

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Ash & Forestry Forum: Management within the context of EAB

1958 Room, Sterling College, Craftsbury, Vermont You may have attended workshops or webinars on ash and EAB in the past, but we’re taking a different angle with this. Our goal is to facilitate a discussion about silvicultural responses to EAB in Vermont. We will look at the role of ash in our forests, the economic

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What are Mammals Doing to Prepare for Winter?

Hosted by Jill Killborn of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. Snowshoe hares change their fur color in the winter, but when does this happen and why? Come learn about adaptations northern forest mammals, and what they are doing in late fall as the seasons change.   All talks are held in the Activity

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Why Leaves Change Colors

This event is hosted by Josh Halman of the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation. Each year the hillsides in Vermont light up in a cacophony of colors, but why does this happen? What do these changes have to do with how a tree prepares for the cold winter months? Come learn these and

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Fish Behavior in the Late Summer

This event is hosted by Pete Emerson of the Department of Fish and Wildlife. Like animals on land fish change their behavior over the course of the summer and fall. This may be to find food, stay cool, or to prepare for breeding. Come learn about what fish are doing in late summer and where

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The Insects of Summer

Hosted by Emily Meacham (Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation). We wouldn’t have birds without insects! People often associate summer in the woods with black flies, mosquitos, and deer flies, but there are many more (and much more interesting) insects that can be found in our forests, fields, and waterways. Learn about the diversity

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The Birds of Summer

Hosted by Bridget Butler AKA The Bird Diva. Ahhh the birds of summer! Who are they and what are they up to during the summer? Bird Diva Bridget Butler will show us how to take a look at interesting bird behaviors, family dynamics, and the transition into fall. Her presentation will feature photos and stories

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