Forestry, Birds and Recreation at the Hinesburg Town Forest:

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Forestry, Birds and Recreation at the Hinesburg Town Forest:

Sunday, September 19 10 AM – 12 PM Join Fellowship of the Wheel, Audubon Vermont, and the Chittenden County Forester for a free, public walk and discussion of forest management, recreation, and forest bird conservation on the site of an upcoming forest management project at the Hinesburg Town Forest. From warblers and thrushes to vireos

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Audubon Bird and Barn Festival

Saturday, September 25, 2021 10 am-3 pm Join us for a celebration of birds and the grand re-opening of our renovated Education Barn! Fun for the whole family! Birding events, live birds, bird banding, face painting, naturalist-led walks, bird sculpture carving, scavenger hunts, art projects and more! Register in advance for special early-bird events: Embracing Autumn

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A Path Forward: Understanding and Restoring Degraded Forests

September 22 11 AM This webinar will explore the complexities of forest degradation due to poor forest management and planning. We will gain a basic understanding of land-use history as it pertains to forest degradation and how misconceptions of forest ecology have led to poor forest management. Then we will learn how forest products markets

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Starting Your Town Conservation Fund – Webinar

Thursday, October 7 Or Thursday, December 2 Did you know that towns can establish dedicated funds to pay for conservation? Join Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department’s Community Wildlife Program to learn about what it takes to start a Conservation Fund, where the money comes from, and what to do with yours. We’ll share useful tips,

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Natural Resources Inventories – Webinar

Friday, October 15, 2021 11 AM- 12 PM For towns, organizations, and landowners looking to better understand their land, conducting a Natural Resources Inventory is a great place to start. Whether you are interested in wildlife, wetlands, or forest blocks, a natural resources inventory can help you identify what matters most and where it occurs on the

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Session #4: Technical and Financial Assistance for RCPs, Conservation Partners, and Landowners.

October 13, from 2-3:30 pm ET For many landowners, a barrier to managing their forest with birds in mind is understanding where to begin and how to make it financially viable. Fortunately, there are many NGOs, government agencies, consulting foresters, and other technical assistance providers throughout the northeast ready and able to guide landowners along

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Session #3: Bird-Friendly Forestry Practices and Strategies for Landowners.

September 29, from 2-3:15 pm ET Managing a forest with birds in mind is compatible with many other landowner objectives. This webinar will explore specific forest management activities and silvicultural options designed to enhance bird habitat while also achieving timber and non-timber forest product, climate adaptation and mitigation, and other ecosystem services goals. Nancy Patch,

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