Tracking & Trees

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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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Winter Wildlife Tracking Intensive

Learn how to identify the tracks and signs of the many critters that share your backyard and national parks on Saturday, February 1st, 9am-1pm. We’ll start with a 1 hour indoor presentation exploring tracks and animal movements, then head out into the park for several hours to explore. Please dress appropriately for outdoor activity, and

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Winter Tree ID

Join us on Saturday, January 25th, 10am – 12pm for a workshop with Jon Bouton to learn how to identify common Vermont trees and shrubs during the winter months, focusing on their twig, bud, needle, and bark characteristics. An indoor discussion will be followed by an outdoor trek through the park and a brown bag

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

Join NPS Science Communication Specialist Ed Sharron on Saturday, January 11th, 9-11am 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. Location – Forest Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller

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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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