Stewardship of the Urban Landscape
VT Urban and Community Forestry Program Volunteer Appreciation Events
Your passion for Vermont's forests, commitment to their protection and hard work in their stewardship is inspirational. To say thank you, we've planned a series fun, social and educational events throughout the year. Meet others, learn something new and pat yourself on the back.
These events are free and open everyone. However, to keep group size small some events are limited to 10-15 participants. Please sign up below to reserve your spot!
Again, thank you for your dedication to Vermont's urban and community forest. We look forward to seeing you at an event!
Schedule of Volunteer Appreciation Events
Still Learning to See- Photos of Vermont's Natural Beauty from Landscape to Leaf, MontpelierJanuary 24, 2013 · 5-7pm
Travel with John Snell through the lens of his camera some of Vermont's hidden and not so hidden treasures. John capture surreal images of VT's landscape and challenges us to open our eyes to the beauty in the trees, plants and natural world around us. Co-sponsored by the Montpelier Tree Board.
Hit the Slopes with Landscape Architects, Stowe Mountain ResortMarch 8, 2013 · 8:30am onwards
Join Vermont's Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for their annual Ski Day. Enjoy a day skiing and socializing with some of Vermont's coolest landscape architects. Alpine skiers, riders and free-healers will be gathering at Stowe Mountain Resort and cross country skiers will be meeting at the Trapp Family Lodge. Following the full day of fun, we will gather for the Apres Ski and Dinner. Come be a part of this great tradition and enjoy discounted tickets ($64 for alpine, $22 for x-country). Dinner is optional ($45 drinks not included). See you on the mountain!
Winter Tracking, Groton State ForestMarch 9, 2013 · 9-11am
Learn to spot and interpret the signs of local wildlife on a morning walk through the trails of Groton State Forest with Alison Thomas, Vermont Dept. of Fish and Wildlife. Bring your binoculars and your snowshoes! Dress for the weather. After the walk, we'll warm up with refreshments in the lodge.
Cooking with Maple Syrup, St AlbansApril 24, 2013 · 5-7pm
One of the tastiest benefits of trees is maple syrup! Join us as we celebrate you and the fruits of the sugar maple tree with UVM Extension Maple expert George Cook. He's sure to get your belly rumbling as he demonstrates ways to cook with maple syrup.
Big Trees of Brattleboro, BrattleboroMay 22, 2013 · 5-7pm
Join County Forester Bill Gunther for a tour of some of Brattleboro's most noble big trees. This will be a smaller version of Bill's famous Windham County Big Tree Tour held in the fall. Come stand among some of Vermont's biggest and coolest trees. This is sure to not disappoint.
Tour the Butternut and Chestnut Orchard, BrandonJune 5, 2013 · 5-7pm
Join butternut canker expert and retired UVM professor, Dale Bergdhal and Chris Casey of Green Mountain National Forest for a walk through what is hoped to be Vermont's future Butternut. Learn about the work underway to save Vermont's butternut through growing grafted seedlings from what we think are disease resistant butternuts from VT and NH. We'll also take a stroll through the adjacent American chestnut orchard to learn about recovery efforts of this noble tree.
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