Public Information Meetings: Logger Safety & Workers Comp Insurance Program

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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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2020 Vermont Farm Show

Come visit VWA at this year’s Vermont Farm Show at Champlain Valley Fairgrounds, Essex, VT! Get access to the most innovative companies doing business on behalf of agriculturists, spend the day visiting vendors and attending organizational meetings, and visit contest displays where you can see award winning examples of Vermont’s best maple syrup, Christmas trees,

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Winter Wildlife Tracking at Saint-Gaudens NHP

Learn about how to identify the tracks and signs of the many critters that share your backyard and national parks on Saturday, March 7th from 10am-12pm. We’ll start with a 1 hour indoor presentation exploring tracks animal movements, then head out into the park for another hour to explore. Please dress appropriately for outdoor activity,

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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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