Welcome Executive Director Kate Forrer!

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Welcome Executive Director Kate Forrer!

Hello VWA community, I am so thrilled to be joining the VWA community as your next Executive Director! For many of you, I am not a new face. I come to VWA from a long career in forestry outreach and education at UVM Extension. During my tenure there, I had the opportunity to partner with

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Pictures from Woods Walk September 17

On Saturday, September 17, Ron and Chris Millard hosted a multi-organization event featuring presentations and demonstrations from members of the VWA, Vermont River Conservancy, White River Partnership, and Vermont Coverts. The Millards showed a portable sawmill, and Phil Sweet will give demonstrations using ash, cherry, birch, and spruce logs. Consulting forester and VWA president Allan

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Volume III of the Vermont Almanac

Volume III of the Vermont Almanac will be available in late November! The new volume features many of the Vermont writers and photographers you’ve come to know in Volumes I and II, along with a great number of new voices. We’ll take a look back at the year that was and hear from those who live and work

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Forestry Building at the Vermont State Fair

During the week of August 16-20, the Forestry Building at the Vermont State Fair entertained thousands of visitors. Thanks to the 32 individual volunteers and over 15 organizations and businesses, this forestry educational opportunity offered the public a fun place to escape the heat and an opportunity to learn about forestry in Vermont. Keeping Northern Woodlands magazines and

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Bill Amaru: Land and Sea

Bill Amaru is the owner of a 50-acre woodland in East Corinth, VT. Bill purchased the property in 2000 and for the past twenty years has been working to rehabilitate the land for hardwood production and conservation purposes. Bill is a part-time resident of Vermont as he and his family live in Cape Cod, Massachusetts

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VWA Executive Director Position

This position is open until it is filled. It’s official! I am retiring this year and VWA is recruiting for a new executive director. Transition planning has actually been underway for a while and that work has culminated in the creation of a job announcement. I have loved my work with and for VWA and while

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Roscoe Blaisdell: Understanding the Forest

Roscoe Blaisdell is the owner of several thousand acres of forestland in New Hampshire and Vermont. Roscoe is a land surveyor who lives in Raymond, NH where the majority of his forest land is located. His Vermont acreage is in Ryegate, VT. The properties in both states have been enrolled in the Tree Farm Program

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Recreation & Conservation: David Sunshine and Carol Jordan

David Sunshine and Carol Jordan are the owners of approximately 180 acres in Richmond, VT. The property has been enrolled in the Tree Farm program since the 1970s. While privately owned, the property includes trails that are part of the Richmond Trail Committee, so the public enjoys the property as well. David and Carol purchased

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