Learn how to identify trees with your county forester, Dec 9 & 16

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Vermont Business Magazine Join the Vermont Woodlands Association on two Winter Tree Identification Walks this December. The first Tree ID Walk will be hosted at Merck Forest and Farmland on Saturday, December 9th from 1pm-3pm. The second Winter Tree Identification Walk will be hosted at the One World Conservation Center on Saturday, December 16th from 10am-12pm.

Learn how to identify trees and shrubs in our winter landscape through these hands-on workshops. Bennington County Forester, Kyle Mason, will teach participants key tips that any budding naturalist should know. The Winter Tree ID Walks are free, open to the public, and are family friendly. Wear appropriate clothing and shoes for the weather. The walks will only be cancelled in the case of unfavorable weather. For more information or to register you may also call 802-747-7900, or email info@vermontwoodlands.org(link sends e-mail).

Registration is highly recommended, but not required for the Merck Forest and Farmland walk. Merck Forest is located at 3270 Route 315 in Rupert, Vermont. Registration is required for the One World Conservation Center walk. You may register online atoneworldconservationcenter.org(link is external). The One World Conservation Center is located at One World Conservation Center, 413 US Route 7 South, Bennington, Vermont.

These workshops are sponsored by the Vermont Woodlands Association, Merck Forest and Farmland, and the One World Conservation Center.

The Vermont Woodlands Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation whose mission is to advocate for the management, sustainability, perpetuation, and enjoyment of forests through the practice of excellent forestry- for this and future generations. vermontwoodlands.org(link is external)

Merck Forest and Farmland is a nonprofit educational organization with a mission to teach and to demonstrate the benefits of innovative, sustainable management of forest and farmland. merckforest.org(link is external)

One World Conservation Center (OWCC), is a non-profit, Nature & Conservation Center in Bennington, Vermont. We bring nature education and experiences to our community and its visitors. Our Mission: “OWCC fosters stewardship, locally and beyond, by connecting the community to the Natural World.” Our work is grounded in our local ecology and linked to global biodiversity. oneworldconservationcenter.org

Date: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 10:00am