Apple Tree Pruning — Dave Wilcox (webinar)

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Apple Tree Pruning — Dave Wilcox (webinar)

Dave Wilcox, Tree Farmer and forester with VT Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, hosted a webinar on Apple Tree pruning and maintenance. Click this link to view the recording of the Zoom webinar from April 12, 2020, which was sponsored by the Vermont Woodlands Association, the Vermont Tree Farm Committee, and VT FPR.

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Legacy Planning — Mary Sisock (webinar)

Private landowners hope land will stay in the family into the future but have not made suitable plans for that to happen. Dr. Mary Sisock, an expert on land legacy planning, presented planning strategies and information on programs and resources for landowners. Click this link for the recording of the Zoom conference presented on April

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2020 VWA Annual Meeting

Please note: Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the State of Emergency in Vermont and across the country, the VWA Annual meeting for April 4th will be postponed to a later date. We are currently assessing our options and working on revising our agenda. The new agenda will include a tribute to Put Blodgett,

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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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