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

Climate change science is complicated and can often be confusing. Join NPS Science Communication Specialist Ed Sharron 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.

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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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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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Tree Farmer of the Year Tour with Alan Robertson

Al Robertson invites you to enjoy a day at his Pfalzerwald Tree Farm #922, a 60-acre parcel first enrolled in the American Tree Farm System in 1985. Highlights will include how the weather has influenced the work, trail design & construction, European forestry techniques, wildlife, resiliency plantings, TSI, vernal pools, and harvesting. The cost per

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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

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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

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