A 19th Century Photographer

Partner Events Archives - Vermont Woodlands Association

A 19th Century Photographer

A 21st century podcaster explains how 19th century photographer helped create America’s national parks Award-winning art historian, critic, author and podcaster Tyler Green will be speaking about groundbreaking 19th century photographer Carleton Watkins on Saturday, September 14, 7pm at the Billings Farm & Museum Visitor Center. Green’s talk explores the surprising relationships between Carleton Watkins,

Read More...

Ash & Forestry Forum: Management within the context of EAB

1958 Room, Sterling College, Craftsbury, Vermont You may have attended workshops or webinars on ash and EAB in the past, but we’re taking a different angle with this. Our goal is to facilitate a discussion about silvicultural responses to EAB in Vermont. We will look at the role of ash in our forests, the economic

Read More...

The Vermont Logger Safety and Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program: Are Your Logging Contractors Properly Insured?

Register Now For many years, workers’ compensation insurance has been prohibitively expensive for Vermont’s logging contractors.  To address this challenge and improve industry safety, we’ve launched the Vermont Logger Safety and Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program.  This webinar will introduce the program, share new online resources, and outline the role of foresters, landowners and contractors in

Read More...

What are Mammals Doing to Prepare for Winter?

Hosted by Jill Killborn of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. Snowshoe hares change their fur color in the winter, but when does this happen and why? Come learn about adaptations northern forest mammals, and what they are doing in late fall as the seasons change.   All talks are held in the Activity

Read More...

Why Leaves Change Colors

This event is hosted by Josh Halman of the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation. Each year the hillsides in Vermont light up in a cacophony of colors, but why does this happen? What do these changes have to do with how a tree prepares for the cold winter months? Come learn these and

Read More...

Fish Behavior in the Late Summer

This event is hosted by Pete Emerson of the Department of Fish and Wildlife. Like animals on land fish change their behavior over the course of the summer and fall. This may be to find food, stay cool, or to prepare for breeding. Come learn about what fish are doing in late summer and where

Read More...

The Insects of Summer

Hosted by Emily Meacham (Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation). We wouldn’t have birds without insects! People often associate summer in the woods with black flies, mosquitos, and deer flies, but there are many more (and much more interesting) insects that can be found in our forests, fields, and waterways. Learn about the diversity

Read More...

The Birds of Summer

Hosted by Bridget Butler AKA The Bird Diva. Ahhh the birds of summer! Who are they and what are they up to during the summer? Bird Diva Bridget Butler will show us how to take a look at interesting bird behaviors, family dynamics, and the transition into fall. Her presentation will feature photos and stories

Read More...

Vital Signs Tracking Soil Health: Working Woodlands Workshop

Restoration of soil health positively impacts water quality, reduces the impacts of flooding and drought, improves nutrient density of foods, and can mitigate climate change; sequestering carbon and restoring land water cycles that can cool the planet. Learn about the soil health principles and simple ways to implement them in the backyard and beyond. We’ll

Read More...

Habitat Management for Landowners: Working Woodlands Workshop

Are you a landowner wondering what you can do to improve habitat for wildlife and promote native tree species in your woods? This workshop led by Travis Hart, Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife, will provide you with the basics to get you started on creating a habitat management plan to promote desirable species and

Read More...