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Jan

25

Winter Tree ID Workshop

Date: January 25, 2020 - 10:00 am

Sponsor: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park, Vermont Coverts: Woodlands For Wildlife, Vermont Woodlands Association

Location: Forest Center at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

Join us for this workshop with Jon Bouton to learn how to identify common Vermont trees and shrubs during the winter months, focusing on their twig, bud, needle, and bark characteristics. An indoor discussion will be followed by an outdoor trek through the park and a brown bag lunch; tea, hot cocoa and coffee provided!  

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Feb

1

Winter Wildlife Tracking Intensive - Working Woodlands Workshop

Date: February 1, 2020 - 9:00 am

Sponsor: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park, Vermont Coverts: Woodlands For Wildlife, Vermont Woodlands Association

Location: Forest Center at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

Learn how to identify the tracks and signs of the many critters that share your backyard and national parks. We'll start with a 1 hour indoor presentation exploring tracks and animal movements, then head out into the park for several hours to explore.

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Feb

8

Hemlock Wooly Adelgid Monitoring Workshop

Date: February 8, 2020 - 9:00 am

Sponsor: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park, Vermont Coverts: Woodlands For Wildlife, Vermont Woodlands Association

Location: Forest Center at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

Learn how to identify the tracks and signs of the many critters that share your backyard and national parks. We'll start with a 1 hour indoor presentation exploring tracks and animal movements, then head out into the park for several hours to explore.

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Feb

22

Cold Comfort: Winter Wildlife Adaptations

Date: February 22, 2020 - 10:00 am

Sponsor: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park, Vermont Coverts: Woodlands For Wildlife, Vermont Woodlands Association

Location: Forest Center at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical park

Vermont wildlife knows how to get creative when it comes to the winter months. Join NPS Science Communication Specialist Ed Sharron  to learn who is active and who is hibernating during these harsh winter months.

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Feb

26

Workshop for Treating Invasive Plants with Cost-Share Funding

Date: February 26, 2020 - 1:00 pm

Sponsor: Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife, Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation

Location: USFS Supervisor's Office
231 North Main Street
Rutland, VT

Please attend a workshop for consulting foresters and herbicide applicators discussing how to streamline the invasive treatment process with EQIP, describing what to expect from a treatment, and focusing on how to get good results for your clients.

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Feb

29

Trees for Streams - Working Woodlands Workshop

Date: February 29, 2020 - 9:00 am

Sponsor: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park, Vermont Coverts: Woodlands For Wildlife, Vermont Woodlands Association

Location: Forest Center at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

Join us to learn about riparian buffers along our streams and their impact on water quality. Lisa Niccolai and Ron Rhodes will cover river restoration techniques and design, tree and shrub ordering and planting, potential funding sources, competition concerns, and survival rates.  

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Mar

21

iNaturalist Tutorial - Working Woodlands Workshop

Date: March 21, 2020 - 9:00 am

Sponsor: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park, Vermont Coverts: Woodlands For Wildlife, Vermont Woodlands Association, Vermont Center for Ecostudies

Location: Forest Center at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

Join the National Park and the Vermont Center for Ecostudies for a workshop on how to use the citizen science tool iNaturalist to collect data and learn about the species that surround us. Please bring your camera or smartphone and weather appropriate clothes to take your new “iNat” skills outside after the initial presentation.

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