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Mutually Beneficial Relationship and Chainsaw Training

Vermont Family Forests has hosted “Game of Logging” chainsaw training courses for almost 20 years, taught by the top-notch instructors…  MORE>

Exploring the Art and Science of Wildlife Tracking

Joyful curiosity. That’s the spirit Mike Kessler embodies as he explores the art of wildlife tracking. Last Friday, 16 of…  MORE>

Walking a Timber Sale Boundary: Pondering the Differences

by David Brynn  In late October of 2017, a strong storm out of the southeast blew over hundreds of trees…  MORE>

Sweet Harmonies of Woodwinds in the Middle Barn

People weren’t the only ones charmed by the cadences of the Full Circle Recorder ensemble at our recent eighth annual…  MORE>

Vermont’s Center-West Ecoregion, A Place Called Home

Though Vermont is fairly small, as states go, it still encompasses a whole lot more ground than our little organization…  MORE>

Application Deadline for Bristol-based Vermont Master Naturalist training

Vermont Master Naturalist Program: “Advancing conservation, building community, connecting Vermonters to the wild heart of place.” Vermont Family Forests aims…  MORE>

Forest Meets Farm: From Hugelkultur to Shiitake Mushrooms

One of the joys of caring for the Anderson lands in Lincoln is the opportunity to explore the intersection of…  MORE>

BOOK NOTES: A Critique of Silviculture: Managing for Complexity

by David Brynn, VFF executive director   “Forests are like teenagers…” The 10th edition of The Practice of Silviculture: Applied Forest…  MORE>

A Day in the Woods with UVM’s Forestry Summer Camp

“Without application, principles and ideals have no bearing and no test.” These words by the University of Vermont’s renowned alumnus and educator John Dewey,…  MORE>

Bring on the Wildlife Biodiversity: Tips & Resources for Forest Landowners

Researchers from VFF’s Colby Hill Ecological Project shared tips and resources for monitoring and encouraging forest wildlife biodiversity during our…  MORE>

What’s Alive? Workshop Explores Forest Biodiversity

The deer mouse clung tight to the inside of the metal trap, but a firm shake from mammal researcher Nick…  MORE>

VFF’s 2017 Annual Report

Our 2017 Annual Report is hot off the press! We’re excited to share our report with you, which shows, in…  MORE>

Workshop Spotlights Small-Scale Forwarding

On March 17, 2018, twenty landowners joined Vermont Family Forests to get a close-up look at the practical opportunities and…  MORE>