Advanced Logger Safety

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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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Utilizing Avenza Maps & Smartphone Apps in Forest Operations

Back by popular demand is the “Utilizing Avenza Maps & Smartphone Apps in Forest Operations” training. We’re holding trainings at two locations this fall that have 6.5 SAF Category 1 CFE credits for foresters and 8 LEAP credits for logging contractors. We encourage the foresters, logging contractors and landowners that regularly work together to attend

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Managing Ash for Landowners

During the summer of 2019, Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was found in Derby Line Village. This is the first identification of EAB in Orleans County, and has serious implications for woodland owners. Come join Foresters from Vermont Land Trust and the Vermont Dept. of Forest, Parks and Recreation to learn more about managing for ash

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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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