Logging Costs & Productivity Workshop

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Logging Costs & Productivity Workshop

November 8: UVM Extension Office, 327 US Route 302, Berlin November 9: UVM Extension Office, 271 North Main Street, Rutland 8 AM – 3:30 PM Cost: $30 (includes lunch) Click here to pre-register. 8 LEAP Elective Credits SAF/Forester Licensing Credits pending This workshop will show loggers how to accurately calculate their annual costs (cost/year and cost/ton) and

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Invasive Plants 101: Identification and Control

Saturday, October 22 10 AM – 3 PM King Farm, Woodstock Honeysuckle, barberry, and buckthorn are among some of the non-native plants that are invading Vermont’s forests! Join Women Owning Woodlands Vermont (WOW VT) and Redstart Natural Resource Management for an interactive workshop that will introduce you to these invasive plant species. You’ll spend the

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The Vermont Forest Business School

Remote meetings on most Thursdays, starting October 16 for 6 months 7 PM EST   The Vermont Forest Business School serves mid-career, working landscape professionals with instruction and peer support to advance their businesses, agencies, and work life. The six-month FBS program features periodic live meetings and weekly remote conferences to discuss theory, strategy, and tactics for continuously

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Leaf Peepers Bird Monitoring

Saturday, October 15 7:30-9:30 AM Huntington Enjoy the beauty of the changing fall foliage while helping out Audubon with a Community Science project. Following our regular monitor route, we will search for birds in various habitats at the Audubon Center. This is a great opportunity to build your experience using binoculars and listening to bird song.

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Crooked Creek: Dam Removal and Wetland Restoration Tour

Thursday, October 13 4:30-6:30 PM Colchester Join VLT to learn about our recent work to remove a dam on a farm near Lake Champlain and restore a wetland, as well as the stream and floodplain downstream. We will explore the site and the methods used to improve the health of Crooked Creek and support cleaner water in Lake

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Integrating Timber and Songbird Habitat Management

Wednesday, October 12 4:30-6 PM Waitsfield What makes a good “crop” tree? Crop trees are trees that produce benefits, such as food or shelter for wildlife, timber revenue for the landowner, or water quality protection. Join Women Owning Woodlands Vermont (WOW VT) at one of VLT’s properties where a Vermont Youth Conservation Corps crew is

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Identifying and Managing Invasive Plants on Your Land

Sunday, October 2 10 AM – 3 PM Button Farm, Colchester Honeysuckle, barberry, and buckthorn are a few of the non-native plants invading Vermont’s forests. Join WOW team members Caitlin Cusack and Lisa Sausville for an interactive workshop that will introduce you to these invasive plant species! We will spend the morning learning how to

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Forestry for the Birds at the Milton Town Forest

Saturday, October 1 10 AM-12 PM 599 Westford Road, Milton   Join Ethan Tapper, Chittenden County Forester, and Audubon Vermont for a free, public walk of the Milton Town Forest. We will discuss the new Forest Management plan and how the MTF will be managed for great bird habitat over the next 10 years. The plan

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Climate Walks with Ali Kosiba

Friday, October 7, 10 AM – 1 PM 448 Stigers Rd, Andover Click here to register. Join Ali Kosiba, UVM Extension Assistant Professor of Forestry, on a Woods Walk to learn about climate-adaptive management strategies you can take to reduce vulnerabilities and increase resilience to climate change. We’ll look at common conditions in Vermont’s forests that

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Forest Immersion Workshop with Lynn Levine

1-3:30 PM Join Naturalist/Forester Lynn Levine on a journey to connect with the forest, ourselves, and each other. We will explore sounds of birds, smells of flowers, the magic of ferns, the strength of trees, and much more, through science and storytelling. The forest is a place that provides the opportunity to be calm, creative, and curious.

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