Walk in the Woods: Tracks & Trees
Jan
12
1:00 PM13:00

Walk in the Woods: Tracks & Trees

Join Woods, Wildlife and Warblers and Lynn Levine for a workshop on Saturday, January 12th (bad weather day-Sunday, January 13) from 1-4 PM in the woods of the Nature Conservancy on Black Mountain, a unique geological treasure, located in Dummerston, VT.

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Participants will learn to think like the animals they are tracking and connect with the forested landscape which includes Red Cedar Relics. Also, Lynn will give tips on identifying trees in the winter. Participants should dress for the outdoors and bring snowshoes.

Inside Lynn's house, participants will be able to learn more from her collection of scat and fur.

For the last 40 years, Lynn has been an environmental educator, tracker and a consulting forester. Lynn has taken thousands of people into the forest. All workshop participants will be provided with their own copy of Lynn's book to take home, Mammal Tracks and Scat: Life-Size Pocket Guide.

Pre-registration with payment ($10) is required. Workshop is limited to 15 participants. Please call Kathleen at (802) 747-7900 or email her at info@vtwoodsandwildlife.org for more information and to register. You may also register online by clicking here.

The event is sponsored by Vermont Woodlands Association and the Woods, Wildlife and Warblers program. We are pleased to be able to offer the workshop at a discounted cost of just $10.

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Webinar: Enhancing Wildlife Habitat (And How To Pay For It)
Dec
13
11:00 AM11:00

Webinar: Enhancing Wildlife Habitat (And How To Pay For It)

If you own woods in Vermont and are interested in improving wildlife habitat, don't miss this webinar! The webinar is free but registration is required. Please click here to register today.

The webinar will be focused on activities that you can implement on your property to enhance habitat quality for a variety of wildlife, from bears to butterflies. We will also discuss how to apply for federal funding that is available for landowners like you to put these habitat-based activities into practice.  

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Webinar: Do You Know What Plants are Invading Your Woods?
Nov
16
10:00 AM10:00

Webinar: Do You Know What Plants are Invading Your Woods?

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Are you concerned about invasive plants on your wooded land? Do you want to be part of the solution? This webinar is for you!

Please join Woods, Wildlife and Warblers for a very special complimentary webinar. This webinar will focus on identification of common invasive plant species in Vermont such as barberry, buckthorns, honeysuckles, multiflora rose, and bittersweet. It will also cover how the invasive plants impact your woods and the wildlife that inhabit it. Finally, it will provide next steps for you to begin to tackle invasive plants on your own land.

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About the presenter: Elizabeth Spinney

Elizabeth has worked for Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation (FPR) since 2014, starting as part of the Habitat Restoration Crew and is now in a role as the Invasive Plant Coordinator for FPR out of Essex. She works with communities, organizations, and even with other state agencies to provide information about the impact of invasive terrestrial plants, and connect those people to resources to take action. When Elizabeth isn’t pulling up invasive plants, she can be found gardening, birding, crocheting, or exploring Vermont!

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WEBINAR: Getting Started in Your Woods: 5 Things Every Vermont Woodland Owner Should Know
Nov
1
12:00 PM12:00

WEBINAR: Getting Started in Your Woods: 5 Things Every Vermont Woodland Owner Should Know

Join Woods, Wildlife and Warblers for a very special free webinar for Vermont landowners!

Do you want to learn how get started in your journey to enhance habitat for critical bird species and other remarkable wildlife?

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Vermont’s forest is 80% privately owned. As a woodland owner, how you care for and engage with your land can have significant impact on our forested landscape. Whether you are new to woodland ownership, or newly engaging with your land, this webinar will provide you with some tips and tools for getting started, including 5 things every Vermont woodland owner should know.

This webinar will feature two experts:

Kate Forrer, Community Forestry Specialist with University of Vermont - Extension, will provide an informative overview of tips on getting started with your land, including the top 5 things you really need to know.

Caroline Kuebler, Senior Manager of Woodland Owner Engagement with American Forest Foundation, will introduce you to an easy-to-use online tool to help you get started.

Don’t delay — register today for free by clicking here!

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Jun
19
4:00 PM16:00

Walk in the Woods: Active Timber Harvest

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Please join us for a walk on Alan Calfee’s 591 acre property to learn about his exciting work to increase bird and other wildlife habitat in his woods. Calfee has been working with Woods, Wildlife, and Warblers to outline a 30 acre timber harvest that is currently underway and designed to increase wildlife habitat.
Join us to see what an active timber harvest looks like and to learn about how the activities will benefit birds and other wildlife.
This program is free and open to the public and is intended to provide information and inspiration for other woodland owners to enhance bird and wildlife habitat while accomplishing other goals they may have from their land.
We will go out rain or shine and there will also be some off-trail walking so please dress appropriately for weather & terrain. We hope to see you there!

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Feb
24
9:00 AM09:00

Walk in the Woods: Wildlife Benefits of a Timber Harvest

  • 311 Mooney Road Wallingford, VT USA (map)
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Please join us for a walk at Dan and Pat Stone’s 132 acre certified Tree Farm.
See an active timber harvest that will benefit woodland bird and wildlife habitat,
and learn about their participation in the Woods, Wildlife and Warblers
Program. The Stone’s property has been conserved with the Vermont Land
Trust. Some of the trees harvested will be part of the Habitat for Heat Program,
and will be sent to the Vermont Wood Pellet Company in nearby Clarendon
where the wood will be transformed into pellets that will heat a local assistedliving
facility.
This program is free and open to the public and is intended to provide
information and inspiration for other woodland owners to enhance bird and
wildlife habitat while accomplishing other goals they may have for their land.
Their consulting foresters, Kathy Beland and Frank Hudson, will be available lead
the tour and to answer any questions. *Please dress appropriately for the
weather and walking on varied terrain. We hope to see you there!

*Assigned three (3.0) Category 1 CFE credits through SAF. Must Sign in!

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