Author Archive | Andrew Snelling

Somerset Old Growth Forest Tour

Saturday March 2 WRWA Members Only Field Trip Retired Windham County Forester Bill Guenther will lead a tour to a Somerset woodlot in what we believe to be a stand of old growth, which consists mostly of yellow birch. This 60-acre property was a gift to Leland & Gray High School many years ago. About […]

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Winter Tree Walk & Potluck Lunch

Saturday, March 9th at 10 a.m. Bill Guenther, who recently retired as Windham County Forester, will lead a winter tree identification walk in a Halifax woodlot, about a 15-minute drive from West Brattleboro. Bill will show us how to use characteristics such as habitat, growth form, branching pattern, and bark to identify about 20 species […]

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Sugar House Tour 2019

Sugarhouse Tour to be held Saturday, March 23rd at 1:00 pm – East Hill Farm Sugarhouse is a small, fairly traditional sugaring operation with about 1200 taps more or less depending on the weather and what we feel like.  We set about 1050 taps in pipeline with about 400 on 3/16” line in a gravity […]

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Game of Logging Chainsaw Course

Saturday April 27 and Sunday April 28 +++ Registration Opens March 1st Taught by Northeast Woodland Training, in partnership with the Windham County Conservation District and Windham Regional Woodlands Association Spring Sessions: Dummerston, VTRegistration Opens March 1st 2019 Level I: April 27 Level II: April 28 This program is designed for novice to advanced chain […]

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Making Essential Oils And Plant Walk With Heart Grown Wild

Sunday, May 19   time tba Join herbalist Santalena Groves, Alchemist/Creator of Heart Grown Wild, LLC, an herbal skincare company based in Wardsboro, to take a deep dive into how essential oils are produced through live distillation of wild harvested plants. The purpose of the workshop is to educate attendees through a visual demonstration of the amount […]

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