Woodland Owners & Managers

Do you strive to leave the land better than you found it? Join others who share your passion for Vermont’s working woodlands. Participate in workshops, woods’ tours, networking events, and policy discussion; access current information, articles, and resources.

If you are a forest landowner, forestry-related processional, or an individual who cares about the future of the forest, please consider joining others with similar beliefs. Our locally led membership organization represents and promotes the interest of all.

Why Join?

Vermont Woodlands is a group of more than one thousand private landowners just like you. About 75% of our members are your neighbors who live and work in your communities; others, who hail from 27 different states and Canada, make Vermont their home away from home. All are committed to preserving the working landscape of Vermont.

Our members also represent the professional community. They are foresters, loggers, sawmill operators, wood products manufacturers, and retailers who bring expertise in a variety of forest-related topics. Together, our private and professional members raise one voice for the future of good forestry in Vermont.

Benefits of Being a Member

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Legislative Representation

Using our voice to help with issues like taxes, forest policy, and Farm Bills that affect private woodland owners.

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Peer-To-Peer Learning

Take advantage of opportunities to learn from your friends and neighbors who share your stewardship ethic.

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Networking Opportunities

Meet. Mix. Mingle. Enjoy the camaraderie of other woodland owners who share your passion for the land.
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Educational Workshops

Do you love to learn? Participate in a host of workshops on topics of interest to woodland owners.
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Woodland Tours & Events

Do you love to be outdoors? Take a walk in the woods with us for hands-on learning about forest management.
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Publications

Educational, Informative, Entertaining! Stay current on topics and issues through quarterly Northern Woodlands and VWA newsletter.

Haven't Joined Yet?

There’s lots of reasons to join up with other woodlands owners & managers.

Events Calendar

Woodland Owners Resource Highlights

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Guide to Current Use

Curious about land use programs? Find out about Use Value Appraisal and if you quality for enrollment.

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How Can a Consulting Forester Help

Are you eligible for Current Use? Do you need management advice and a plan? Locate a consulting forester and learn about the services they offer.

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Are You Tick Smart

Don’t avoid the outdoors. Learn to practice due diligence.

Relevant Resources

We have brought together a host of resources that are relevant to woodlands, owners, and managers.
Click on the button below to be brought into the resource section of our site to view relevant posts and topics.

Member Testimonials

Newsletter Sign Up

Ways to Support the VWA

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Donate to Us Via PayPal

We appreciate the support you provide. By using the PayPal option you don’t need to wait for the annual appeal. Send your donation at any time to help us maintain our Voice for Healthy Forests.

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Sponsor Us on Amazon Smile

Do your Amazon shopping at smile.amazon.com and select VT Woodlands as your charity of choice. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of your purchase to us. What a great way to support us!

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Donate from Your 401k

If you are 70 and a half, and you are required to take Required Minimum Distributions from your Individual Retirement Account, consider designating VWA to receive a qualified charitable contribution.

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Donate Stocks / Equities

You can turn your portfolio investments into contributions. We gratefully accept donations of stock to be sold at market value and added to our investment portfolio in a fund or endowment. Contact us to learn how.

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