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Sep

21

Re-Storying the Earth Through Wildlife Tracking

Date: September 21, 2018 - 8:30 am

Sponsor: Vermont Family Forests

Location: VFF Anderson Wells Farm
2542 Quaker St.
Lincoln, VT 05443

Join renowned tracker Mike Kessler to explore the expansive art and science of wildlife tracking. In this half-day introductory workshop, you'll  rediscover our natural human capacity to engage the Earth and become a part of the stories written upon her each day. Mike will share techniques for optimizing the five senses, which you will then practice to glean an astounding amount of detail from the creatures on the landscape.

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Sep

22

Forest Festival

Date: September 22, 2018 - 10:00 am

Sponsor: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park

Location: Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park, Woodstock, VT

Join MBR National Historical Park to explore the forest while learning about history, ecology, and art through various hands-on, exciting activities!

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Sep

23

Autumn's in the Air! Working Woodlands Workshop

Date: September 23, 2018 - 10:00 am

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

Location: Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park, Woodstock, VT

Join NPS Science Communications Specialist Ed Sharron on an easy hike to learn all about the changes to 'natures calendar' that autumn brings. 

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Sep

24

Vermont Backyard Woods Program Online Course

Date: September 24, 2018 - 12:00 am

Location: Online

The Backyard Woods Program is an online course targeted at teaching homeowners with 25 acres or less about their woods and how they can be caretakers of it.

Webinar: Learn more/register now

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Sep

24

Backyard Woods

Date: September 24, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Sponsor: Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program , Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation , University of Vermont Extension

A course for Vermont homeowners interested in caring for their woods!

• Do you own less than 25 acres?
• Are you interested in learning more about your woods? 
• Do you want to become a more active steward of your woods?
• Then you may be interested in the Backyard Woods Program! 

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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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Sep

28

Succession Planning Workshop for Foresters

Date: September 28, 2018 - 9:00 am

Sponsor: Vermont Woodlands Association

Location: White River Junction, VT

Join the Vermont Woodlands association for a succession planning workshop designed for foresters to occur in White River Junction on September 28th. Learn how you can successfully engage with landowners to discuss the planning process for the management of forest woodlots. There are 4 Category 1 CFE credits assigned to this training.

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Oct

6

Dead Creek Wildlife Day

Date: October 6, 2018 - 9:30 am

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

Location: VT Fish & Wildlife Department's Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area

Dead Creek Wildlife Day offers something for everyone. The day is filled with wildlife demonstrations and guided nature walks. Come for an hour or stay for the day!

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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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