Working Woodlands workshops are designed to connect nature enthusiasts and land-owners with natural resource professionals, to provide them with the skills and knowledge to promote land stewardship. These workshops are held both virtually and in-person throughout the year. Explore a wide range of topics, including but not limited to wildlife tracking, tree identification, creating wildlife habitat, invasive plant management, sustainable forestry, and much more. After attending a workshop, you can expect to come away with knowledge about land stewardship and the skills to take it home and practice in your own backyard. Workshops are co-sponsored by Vermont Woodlands Association, Vermont Coverts: Woodlands for Wildlife, and Billings Farm and Museum.
►To register for virtual workshops, please use the registration form. For in-person workshops, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your party size. Call 802-457-3368 ext. 218 with any questions.
►Workshops can continue to be viewed on the park's YouTube Channel.
Bat Conservation and You
Date: October 27
Do you have bat residents living rent free in your attic and want to learn more about them, and how to protect them? Join us for International Bat Week on October 27th from 12-1pm for a one hour zoom webinar to learn all about bats, what makes them special, and how we can protect them. We will hear from Dartmouth College researchers Eran Amichai and Hannah ter Hofstede who have been researching a bat population at Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park. In this webinar, they will teach us about general bat biology, highlighting their research into echolocation, and provide us with some tips for bat conservation. Live close captioning available.Co-hosted with Billings Farm and Museum and co-sponsored by Vermont Woodlands Association and Vermon Coverts: Woodlands for Wildlife.
Overview of Common Tree Pests
Date: November 17, 2021
For those who own land, tree pests are an unfortunate and often unavoidable problem. There are several different kinds of insects, both native and invasive, that have negative effects on different species of trees. Join us for a one hour zoom webinar on November 17th from 12-1pm to hear from Hannah Dallas, Southern Windsor County Forester, and learn about these different tree pests, the signs and symptoms, and what options you have available to manage them. Live closed captioning available. Co-hosted with Billings Farm and Museum and co-sponsored by Vermont Woodlands Association and Vermont Coverts: Woodlands for Wildlife.
Last updated: October 20, 2021