Animals of the North

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Animals of the North

Join Susan C. Morse, Keeping Track, for this amazing presentation. Sue’s travels around the globe and her amazing photography are sure to captivate. This program is designed to educate audiences about ways in which northern wildlife species are already being affected by climate change, with more serious challenges ahead.  Canada lynx, moose, American marten, caribou,

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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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Training: How to Conduct an Ash Tree Inventory for your Town using Collector ArcGIS

Saturday, February 8, 2020 – 10:15am to 12:45pm Rockingham Free Library Conducting an ash tree inventory is the first step for municipalities to determine how they will manage the trees in their public right-of-ways. This hands-on workshop with Joanne Garton, Technical Assistance Coordinator, VT Urban and Community Forestry Program, will train participants to conduct a community ash tree

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Public Information Meetings: Logger Safety & Workers Comp Insurance Program

In 2019, the Scott Administration, with support from the Vermont legislature, announced the launch of a new program, designed to reduce the number of injuries and workers’ compensation insurance claims on logging operations through the delivery of modernized safety training; adding the availability of loss prevention consultations on logging operations; increasing the number of properly

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Walk in the Woods: Tracks & Trees

Join Lynn Levine on Saturday, February 22 (bad weather day is Sunday, February 23), from 1-4 PM for a workshop in Dummerston on a 200-acre deeryard. Participants will learn to think like the animals they are tracking and connect with the forested landscape. Also, Lynn will give tips on identifying trees in the winter. Participants

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Tracking & Trees

Join Lynn Levine on Saturday, January 11 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM for a workshop on Tracks and Trees. Learn to think like the animals you are tracking and connect with the forest landscape. Get tips on identifying trees in winter. We will be meeting at Dummerston School (52 School House Rd), East Dummerston,

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iNaturalist Tutorial

Join the National Park and the Vermont Center for Ecostudies on Saturday, March 21st from 9-11am for a workshop on how to use the citizen science tool iNaturalist to collect data and learn about the species that surround us. Please bring your camera or smartphone and weather appropriate clothes to take your new “iNat” skills

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Trees for Streams

Join us on Saturday, February 29th from 9-11am to learn about riparian buffers along our streams and their impact on water quality. Lisa Niccolai and Ron Rhodes will cover river restoration techniques and design, tree and shrub ordering and planting, potential funding sources, competition concerns, and survival rates. Location – Forest Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP, Woodstock VT.

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Cold Comfort: Winter Wildlife Adaptations

Vermont wildlife knows how to get creative when it comes to the winter months. Join NPS Science Communication Specialist Ed Sharron on Saturday, February 22nd, from 10am-12pm to learn who is active and who is hibernating during these harsh winter months. Ed Sharron will begin with an indoor discussion that explores how animals meet their

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Monitoring

Hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) is a destructive invasive insect that has already been detected in southern Vermont, including Windsor County. Join Jim Esden on Saturday, February 8th from 9am-12pm for this workshop to learn how to identify HWA-infested hemlocks and what landowners can do to detect and slow the spread of this insect pest. Please

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