Archive | Past Programs

Sugar House Tour 2020

CANCELED Saturday, March 28th – 11:00 a.m. Bensch Mountain Maple in Newfane, Vermont The annual WRWA Sugar House tour will be hosted by Bensch Mountain Maple in Newfane. Bensch Mountain is a unique facility in that it is a brand new facility built in 2018. It is a state of the art facility that still […]

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Treating Your Woodlot as a Business

Thursday, November 7th – 6:30 p.m.Holton Hall, 130 Austine Dr. Brattleboro Lead by George Weir, a private consulting forester with more than forty years of experience in our area and Sam Schneski, our Windham County forester, there will be discussion about  Use Value Appraisal, growing timber for profit, state and federal programs for woodland improvement, […]

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Green Burial Workshop

Thursday, November 21st – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Holton Hall, 130 Austine Dr. Brattleboro More and more people are asking for environmentally responsible burial options that reflect their personal values.  The practice of burying bodies without embalming with toxic chemicals, encasing in metal or rainforest wood caskets, or cement or plastic outer vaults—truly body to earth—is timeless, interrupted only […]

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Member Ramble -home of Steve Soszinski

Saturday, September 21st – 5:00 p.m. Enrolled in UVA, this property was somewhat neglected by the previous owner and Steve has been on an enthusiastic learning curve to manage the invasives and prepare to implement the forestry plan. Steve writes: A gentle walk through 72 acres of forest, fields, and views of 3 acres of […]

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