Woods, Wildlife and Warblers Invasive Plant Pull-up Party

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Woods, Wildlife and Warblers Invasive Plant Pull-up Party

Join us at 9am on November 2nd in Weathersfield to volunteer your time, learn about a threat facing our Vermont forests and wildlife, and meet neighbors who care about our Vermont forests. The morning will include: • Lessons about invasive plants in your backyard • Hands-on pull-up party to remove invasives • Invasive plant information

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Forests for Fish: In-Stream Woody Habitat Training

Trout Unlimited is hosting an introductory training on November 6th in Bennington for foresters and harvesters to learn how to build in-stream woody habitat (also called woodloading or strategic woody additions) using chop-and-drop or chop-and grip methods. This is a full day training that is eligible for CEU credits. The first half of the day

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Introduction to Mechanized Logging Safety

This is a single-day course that covers the basic initial safety training for mechanical logging as well as new hazards that exist and how to address them. Participants will gain practical knowledge of the hazards of logging and the ways hazards can be mitigated. They will also learn what is expected of the employer and

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Climate Change: Past, Present, and Possible Futures of Global Climate

Climate change science is complicated and can often be confusing. Join NPS Science Communication Specialist Ed Sharron for a 2-hour presentation that explores Earth’s past, current, and possible future climate. Also learn about the latest findings and most promising ways being explored to drastically reduce our climate changing greenhouse gas emissions. Questions encouraged and welcomed.

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Emerald Ash Borer in Vermont

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a nonnative invasive forest pest first discovered in the United States in 2002. EAB has been confirmed in Vermont and it is important to prepare for and manage the impacts of EAB and loss of Ash trees. Join Windsor County Forester Hannah Dallas for this 2-hour workshop to learn

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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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Regeneration Harvesting in a Challenging Environment

Friday, May 31st 8:30 AM-3:30 PM rain or shine Cavendish, Vermont A silviculture workshop featuring several systems. Cost is $50 per person, catered BBQ chicken lunch for those who pre-register by May 24th. Walk-in registration: Cash or check only. BYO chair and bug repellent. Continuing Ed credits are being arranged: SAF (5.5) MA THL (TBD),

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Forest Structure for Wildlife Workshop

Thursday, June 13th from 8:30 am to 4 pm USFS Supervisor’s Office (231 No. Main St., Rutland, VT )   If you’re interested in attending, please pre-register by May 31st For assistance with registration please email Matt DiBona, NWTF, vtforesterworkshop@gmail.com or call (302) 943-3239.  Attendance limited to 40 people.

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Ash and Forestry Forum: Management within the Context of EAB

Monday, June 10th from 8 am to 3 pm Sterling College, Craftsbury, Vermont (16 Sterling Dr, Craftsbury Common, VT 05827)   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

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