Spring salamanders need clear, cold, highly oxygenated, pesticide-free streams and springs. David Brynn explores how commoners can help.
Posts for: Forestry Reimagined.
With the help of Middlebury College students, VFF is launching a project to facilitate mutually beneficial access to private forestlands for Abenaki citizens.
In this guest blog post, herpetologist Jim Andrews discusses the ecological impacts here at home wrought by our current economic model.
David Brynn explores four treatment options for Emerald Ash Borer.
We depend on forests for clean water, sequestered carbon, and wildlife habitat. It’s time to look beyond Vermont’s current “timber as default scenario.”
“Hail Winooski River! Hail Mad River! Hail Middlebury River! Hail Lake Champlain!” With this rousing tribute, Caring for Our Home… MORE>
Our Commons Conservation Congress painting illustrates an inconvenient truth about Vermont’s beautiful landscape. Read more>
More than 20 VFF landowners gathered for lively conversation and wood-fired pizza. Read about it!>
“I have learned how dangerous our ignorance of the commons is. It simply enables the private plunder of our common… MORE>
Last week we sat in on a conversation at Middlebury College among five panelists, all of them engaged participants in… MORE>
On a cold and drizzly November day, there’s nothing quite like splitting firewood to warm a body. And if you’re… MORE>
Vermont Family Forests has hosted “Game of Logging” chainsaw training courses for more than 15 years, taught by the top-notch… MORE>
by David Brynn In late October of 2017, a strong storm out of the southeast blew over hundreds of trees… MORE>
Though Vermont is fairly small, as states go, it still encompasses a whole lot more ground than our little organization… MORE>
One of the joys of caring for the Anderson lands in Lincoln is the opportunity to explore the intersection of… MORE>
by David Brynn, VFF executive director “Forests are like teenagers…” The 10th edition of The Practice of Silviculture: Applied Forest Ecology… MORE>