Archive | Past Programs

Use Value Appraisal: What you Need to Know

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.  – 130 Austine Drive, Holton Hall 4th Floor, Brattleboro VT. Windham County Forester Sam Schneski will speak about Vermont’s Use Value Appraisal program The Use Value Appraisal Program (UVA), also called “Current Use” or “Land Use” and established in 1980, is arguably the most successful state program for […]

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Hard Cider: Pressing and Fermenting

Friday, October 19, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.   Winston Prouty Center, 4th floor A slide show and talk by Alan Robertson, Tree Farmer and cider enthusiast from Sheffield VT. He will explain how to brew your own hard cider, from the selection of apple varieties to bottling and enjoying.  We will have samples from Al’s “famous” […]

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Forest Management in Germany

Saturday, October 20, 9:30 -11:00 a.m. – Winston Prouty Center , 4th floor Forest Management in Germany and the Black Forest: Sustainability through the Centuries.  Alan Robertson, Forester and Tree Farmer from Sheffield, will present a slide show and discussion about his time stationed in Germany, and a recent trip back with the American Forest […]

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Woodland Exploration

Saturday, Sept. 8, 10–11:30 a.m. — Recognizing Trees A family friendly woodland exploration to learn about year round tree identification. Mark Mikolas will lead this walk and share his approach of recognizing the key characteristics of each tree species, that make them easily recognizable. This is the technique explained in his book, A Beginner’s Guide […]

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