Vermont’s Forested Ecosystems: Past, Present and Future

Dr. Charles Cogbill pondered what a “pristine” forest ecosystem looks like considering all the changes in species types and the landscape itself over time; we got an update from Randy Morin of USFS on the current health of Vermont forests, Dr. Timothy Perkins and Dr. William Keaton presented different research that highlighted the effect of climate on sugaring and forestry into the future. Updates from 3 cooperators rounded out the meeting.