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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Advanced Logger Safety

This program reviews the basics for First Aid Rural environment care. In addition, the bulk of the program, through hands on team approach training, will be on how to make critical lifesaving decisions with specific emphasis on “Move or NOT Move.” This training is open to all people who have completed the Introduction to Mechanized Logging

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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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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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Secret Lives of Bats

Did you know that 1 out of every 4 mammals in the world is a bat? That over 50 million years of evolution have gone into shaping the exotic shapes and behaviors exhibited by bats? And that of the 9 species of bats currently known to inhabit Vermont, over half are listed on either state

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Draft Animal-Power Field Days

The Draft Animal-Power Network is excited to announce their 7th Draft Animal-Power Field Days event at Shelburne Farms from October 4-6, 2019. It provides opportunities for draft-animal professionals and enthusiasts alike to participate in educational sessions and workshops, watch demonstrations, visit with equipment suppliers and exhibitors, and connect with mentors. Field days is also a

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Managing Ash for Landowners

During the summer of 2019, Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was found in Derby Line Village. This is the first identification of EAB in Orleans County, and has serious implications for woodland owners. Come join Foresters from Vermont Land Trust and the Vermont Dept. of Forest, Parks and Recreation to learn more about managing for ash

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