Upcoming workshop info below! These trees have signs of wildlife utilizing them.The first photo is a cavity tree that has a nest (cavity trees benefit over 40 species of birds and mammal in VT, not to mention all the decomposition benefits). The second photo is a spruce that a bear climbed, leaving claw marks and two teeth marks. What signs of wildlife are you seeing this winter in your Woodlands? Forester, Lynn Levine, led Walk in the Woods: Tracks and Trees workshop for VWA this weekend. We can’t wait to hear about what they saw!
This weekend, there are three chances to learn about how wildlife, forests, and stewardship go hand in hand in these VWA co-sponsored events:
Thursday, 2/15- Valley Series: VT’s Land Use Changes & Their Effects on Wildlife with Kim Royar of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife at the One World Conservation Center in Bennington. 7PM. $5.
Saturday, 2/17- Animal Tracking - Working Woodlands Workshop with Science Communicator, Ed Sharron of the Northeast Temperate Network at the Forest Center at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock. 9AM-1PM. RSVP: https://www.nps.gov/mabi/learn/nature/working-woodlands-workshops.htm @marshbillingsnps
Saturday, 2/17- Ski & Snowshoe in the Woods: Forestry Tour at the NorthWoods Stewardship Center in East Charleston. 10AM-1PM. RSVP: http://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/event/ski-snowshoe-woods-forestry-tour-w-vermont-woodlands-association/ @northwoodsvt #vwatreefarm#vermontwoodlands#vtwoodlands#myvtwoods#NEK#Benningtonvt#woodstockvt#northeasttemperatenetwork#oneworldconservationcenter#vtfishandwildlife