Benefits of Being a Member

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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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Peer-To-Peer Learning

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

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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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Networking Opportunities

Meet. Mix. Mingle. Enjoy the camaraderie of other woodland owners who share your passion for the land.
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Educational, Informative, Entertaining! Stay current on topics and issues through quarterly Northern Woodlands and VWA newsletter.

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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.

Membership Levels

Becoming a member of the Vermont Woodlands Association offers unparalleled opportunities to connect with a community passionate about forests, forest stewardship and forest conservation. Your membership sustains our efforts, from organizing webinars to leading woods walks and monitoring policy issues in Vermont, across the region, and nationally. By becoming a member, you’ll directly contribute to our work promoting healthy, resilient forests, while also enjoying great benefits.

All VWA memberships (with the exception of your VT Tree Farm administrative fee) are 100% tax deductible. 

These benefits are available to all levels of VWA membership:

Monthly E-Newsletter: Get access to the latest news, upcoming events, and resources.

Quarterly VWA Membership Newsletter: Stay current on pressing topics and issues affecting our forests and forest stewardship. Now available in both print and digital format.

Exclusive Savings on Registration Fees: Connect with others, gain skills, and exchange knowledge through hands-on learning experiences throughout the year at discounted rates.

Advocacy Support: Stay informed about critical policy issues that impact our forests, forest management, and our forest economy.

Voting Privileges: Cast one vote at our annual meeting and help shape the future of VWA.


Basic VWA Membership

Designed for friends, supporters, and landowners of any acreage, looking to support our mission and gain access to VWA resources and community connections.

Basic VWA Membership- $60      New    or    Renew

  • Subscription to Northern Woodlands magazine (4x a year)

Basic VWA Tree Farmer Membership- $90     New    or    Renew

  • All the benefits of Basic VWA Membership, plus the $40 required annual Tree Farm Program administrative fee
  • Save $10 by signing up for the combined membership

Steward VWA Membership

Become a Steward VWA Member and get all the benefits of a Basic VWA Membership, plus exclusive perks!  This level is designed for those who wish to show greater support and have a bigger impact on our work to promote healthy, resilient forests.

Steward VWA Membership- $100    New    or    Renew

  • Complimentary VWA branded item (a hat for 2024!)
  • Exclusive access to special offers and events

Steward VWA Tree Farmer Membership- $130    New    or    Renew

  • All the benefits of Steward VWA Membership, plus the $40 required annual Tree Farm Program administrative fee
  • Save $10 by signing up for the combined membership

Professional and Business Membership

VWA Professional Membership- $100    New   or   Renew     Add VT Tree Farm Fee ($130)
For all forestry and natural resource professionals, such as foresters, loggers, sawmill operators, and forest product manufacturers.

  • Subscription to Northern Woodlands magazine (4x a year)
  • Complimentary VWA branded item (a hat in 2024!)

VWA Business and Partners Membership- $140    New   or   Renew      Add VT Tree Farm Fee ($170)
Tailored for businesses, companies, and organizations that support our mission and wish to help promote healthy forests and forest stewardship.

  • Discount of 10% on new VWA advertising or sponsorships
  • Listing in our new business member directory (Summer 2024)

VWA Licensed Consulting Forester Membership- $180   Renew   Add VT Tree Farm Fee ($210)
Designated for licensed consulting foresters endorsed by VWA.

  • Subscription to Northern Woodlands magazine (4x a year)
  • Inclusion in our half-page Northern Woodlands magazine advertisement (4x a year)
  • Listing in our new “VWA Find a Consulting Forester Online Directory” (Summer 2024)
  • Complimentary VWA branded item (a hat in 2024!)

Other Membership Levels

VWA Student Member- $20   New
Just embarking on your forest stewardship journey? Become a VWA Student member, a category for students from grade school to graduate school who are interested in becoming a part of our growing community of people passionate about Vermont’s forests.

  • Digital subscription to our VWA membership newsletter (4x a year)
  • Opportunities to connect with forestry professionals in the field

Vermont Tree Farmer Only (Annual Administrative Fee)- $40     Renew
If you are just looking to pay your 2024 required VT Tree Farm Administrative fee, this category is for you! Please note Vermont Tree Farmer only membership does not include VWA voting privileges.

Join by Mail

Renewal Forms:

New Member Form

Membership Renewal Form


Download the appropriate form below and mail with payment to:

Vermont Woodlands Association

PO Box 26

Rupert, VT  05768

Have Questions?

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Carol by emailing or giving us a call at (802) 747-7900. We’re here to help!