Introduction to Vermont’s Current Use Program (online)

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Introduction to Vermont’s Current Use Program (online)

Tuesday, October 12 7–8 PM With nearly 16,000 parcels and 2 million acres of forestland enrolled in Current Use, the program is considered by many to be Vermont’s pre-eminent forest conservation program. The program supports, conservation of forestland, the forest economy, and affordable land ownership among many other values. Join Keith Thompson, Private Lands Program Manager

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“Forest Operations Supervisor – Supervising for Safety” Workshop

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 The Vermont Logger Safety and Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program, developed to modernize safety on logging operations and reduce workers’ compensation insurance costs, is entering its third year! ​For mechanized and non-mechanized logging contractors enrolling in the Vermont Logger Safety and Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program to be eligible for “safety certified” status

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River Corridors for Wildlife

Saturday, October 2 9:30 AM– 12 PM Join us to learn about how river corridors can be managed to enhance wildlife habitat and to provide erosion control for flood resiliency. Coverts Cooperator Ron Millard has worked with the White River Partnership on a floodplain tree planting and has placed some of his land in an

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Climate Adaptations Woods Walk

Saturday, October 9, 10 AM– 12 PM Little Hogback Community Forest, Monkton Join Vermont Coverts as we host Ali Kosiba, the Climate Forester with VT Dept. of Forests, Parks and Recreation, at the Little Hogback Community Forest in Monkton. Ali is interested in understanding how forests and trees respond to environmental changes. She will share

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The River Corridor, Floodplains, and Riparian Habitat – Webinar

Friday, November 5, 10-11 AM The network of streams and rivers across Vermont is critically important for climate resilience. These places are dynamic systems, constantly changing and home to incredible biological diversity as well as many other functions and values. In this collaborative presentation, join a panel of planners from the Agency of Natural Resources

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Promoting Flood Resiliency in a Changing Climate- In-Person

September 18, 9-11 AM Forest Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP, Woodstock, VT. Join us for this in-person workshop with Vermont River Management Engineer Todd Menees to learn about flood resiliency, riparian vegetation, and water quality in the Ottauquechee River watershed. The workshop format will be in 3-parts: indoor slide presentations, a river flume table demonstration, and a

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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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