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May

26

Nature Photography Workshop in Woodstock

Date: May 26, 2018 - 9:15 pm

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

Location: Forest Center, 54 Elm Street, Marsh Billings National Historical Park, Woodstock, VT

This photography workshop will be geared to someone with a cell phone, point and shoot camera and/or someone with an advanced DSLR  camera. Learn how to see, create and compose a photo and then go practice your new outlook on surrounding trails.

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May

30

AMP/Portable Skidder Bridge

Date: May 30, 2018 - 8:00 am

Sponsor: Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation , Logger Education to Advance Professionalism (LEAP)

Location: Land Lab, 633 Upper Quarry Road, Newport VT 05855

David Wilcox, Watershed Forester for the Department of Forest, Parks & Recreation will present the new and final revision of the Acceptable Management Practices.

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May

30

Resilient Roads and Watersheds Forum

Date: May 30, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Location: Broad Brook Community Center 3940 Guilford Center Road, Guilford, VT

This community forum will feature Road Foremen David Elliott of Marlboro, Brad Rafus of Halifax, and Dan Zumbruski of Guilford, as they share their stories and challenges of their work, explain how our roads are impacted by increasing floods through a stream table demonstration, and talk about how they are responding.

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Jun

1

Becoming an Outdoor Family

Date: June 1, 2018 - 3:00 pm

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

Location: Stillwater State Park, 44 Stillwater Rd, Groton, VT 05046, USA

For the 21st year, UVM Extension will collaborate with the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources’ Departments of Forests, Parks and Recreation and Fish and Wildlife to host Becoming an Outdoor Family, a weekend of camping and workshops to bring Vermonters outside in our beautiful state.

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Jun

1

Becoming an Outdoor Family

Date: June 1, 2018 - 3:00 pm

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

Location: Stillwater Campground, Groton State Park, Groton, VT

Becoming an Outdoor Family is a weekend of camping and workshops to bring Vermonters outside in our beautiful state.

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Jun

6

Spring 2018 Environmental Conference: The State of Vermont’s Water

Date: June 6, 2018 - 8:00 am

Location: Vermont Technical College
124 Admin Drive, Randolph Center, VT 05061

Vermont Technical College, Judd Hall, Randolph, Vermont

Presented by VEC, VT Tech, and the VT Dept. of Environmental Conservation

The conference will include topics like groundwater and storm water rule updates, nitrates and chloride in water, agricultural best practices, permits, and more. 

CEUs Pending, we will have a sign in sheet at the conference to receive pending credits. Please share our facebook event and RSVP!

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Sep

13

Wood-Mizer Sawyer Training

Date: September 13, 2018 - 8:00 am

Sponsor: Vermont Technical College

Location: Vermont Technical College
124 Admin Drive, Randolph Center, VT 05061

In this course, the student learns the principles of tree harvesting for wood product production. Choosing, cutting, and milling of common types of lumber in Vermont are discussed and practiced. Emphasis will be placed on the operation of a portable Wood-Mizer.

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Sep

26

Tree to Timber

Date: September 26, 2018 - 8:00 am

Sponsor: Vermont Technical College

Location: Vermont Technical College
124 Admin Drive, Randolph Center, VT 05061

Students will learn how to calculate volume of lumber in standing trees; learn to saw lumber on wood- mizer LT 40 hydraulic band saw mill; saw harvested tree to compare calculated volume to actual volume.

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Oct

8

Arboricultural Care Training

Date: October 8, 2018 - 8:00 am

Sponsor: Vermont Technical College

Location: Vermont Technical College
124 Admin Drive, Randolph Center, VT 05061

This five-day course will cover the primary topics of tree care and management that arborists, consulting arborists and municipal foresters regularly apply in their day to day practice.

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Oct

10

Sawing to a Material List

Date: October 10, 2018 - 8:00 am

Sponsor: Vermont Technical College

Location: Vermont Technical College
124 Admin Drive, Randolph Center, VT 05061

Students will be given a list of materials needed for a small building and a pile of logs. Using techniques learned in the Wood-Mizer training or Tree to Timber training, students will produce materials needed for building

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Oct

24

Tree Risk Assessment and Management

Date: October 24, 2018 - 8:00 am

Sponsor: Vermont Technical College

Location: Vermont Technical College
124 Admin Drive, Randolph Center, VT 05061

This day-long session will discuss concepts in managing the risk of many trees. Additionally, the course will detail the three levels of risk assessments and when it is appropriate to use each one.

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