Strategic Wood Addition Training for Foresters/Professionals

Registration required; please contact forestry@northwoodscenter.org or call (802)723-6551 extension 302. Space is limited. Friday, June 25, 2021 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET Location: NorthWoods Stewardship Center (154 Leadership Dr, East Charleston VT). Field visits to follow; please be prepared to drive yourself to the sites in the afternoon (locations/directions will be provided) Cost: Free…

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Northern Hardwood Conference 2021 (virtual)

Save the date! Conference title: Bridging Science and Management for the Future June 15 – 16, 2021 Full conference details will be online as they are available Northern hardwood forests occupy millions of acres in the eastern United States and Canada, representing one of the most economically important and ecologically diverse forests in eastern North…

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Forestry for Maine Birds Workshop

To Register: call 474-8323 or email somersetswcd.outreach@gmail.com. (no charge, but pre-registration is required and space is limited) 9:00 a.m. – Noon ET Saturday, June 5, 2021 Location: Robbin’s Hill Scenic Overlook, Solon, ME Category 1 CFE credits are pending. The Forestry for Maine Birds (FFMB) approach integrates bird conservation into forest management and planning. Participants…

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Holt Research Forest Guild Gathering & Service Project

Register right away (Max 25 volunteers. Registration deadline is May 10, 2021 at 5 p.m. ET) Saturday, May 15, 2021 (rain date is May 22, 2021) 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET Location: 508 Old Stage Rd, Arrowsic, ME 04530 Summary: Are you ready to get back into the woods with fellow Guild members? Join…

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Eastern Old Growth Forests

Email to request access to the zoom link Monday, May 3, 2021 7:00 PM ET Eastern Old Growth Forests: What They Are, Why They’re Important, and Opportunities for Management (webinar) Old growth forests are forested ecosystems which have developed somewhat independently for a long time, usually at least several centuries. In addition to being beautiful…

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The Birders Dozen: Twelve birds who need our woods (webinar)

Register Tuesday, April 27 7:00pm – 8:00pm ET From May into July, thousands of migratory songbirds, including the Hermit Thrush, our state bird, fill Vermont’s woods with enchanting melodies. Join Audubon Vermont and the Vermont Land Trust for an exploration of the Birders Dozen, twelve forest birds for which our woods serve as globally important…

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Northeast Virtual Guild Gathering

Register March 25, 2021 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET The Forest Stewards Guild’s Northeast Office is hosting a Virtual Guild Gathering for Northeast Guild members. During the meeting, you’ll meet the Northeast Region Coordinator, Logan Johnson, and hear about the active projects the Guild has underway in the region. We will also connect you with fellow…

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Forest to Cities. #3 in Local Wood: Grow, Build, Live webinar series

Register March 17, 2021 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET Learn how engineered wood products allow us to build bigger with wood, and how this new technology is an effective alternative to carbon-intensive concrete and steel construction. learn how engineered wood products, also known as mass timber, allow us to build bigger with wood, as an…

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Managing Invasive Plants in Your Forest

Register Tuesday, March 2, 2021 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. ET Whether you own a large woodlot or just a small yard, you have probably struggled with invasive exotic plants. On a small scale, these resilient plants are a nuisance. On a larger scale, they are a major threat to ecosystems and biodiversity across Vermont’s landscape,…

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Forest Ecology and Management Webinar Series

Register (free but required in advance) March 2, 2021 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET Event flyer for download Title: Assessing Future Changes in Fire Risk in the Northeastern United States using the Keetch-Byram Drought Index (KBDI) Presenter: Daniel Miller – Hydrologist, Division of Natural Resources and Conservation Planning, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Northeast Region…

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