Upcoming Events

Eager to learn more about trees and forests in the places where we live, work, and play? The Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program offers a variety of in-person and online events, listed below.

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  • Mar

    Forest Pest First Detectors Course For Outdoor Recreationists


    Did you know that alert community members are the first to spot most invasive insect infestations? The Forest Pest First Detectors (FPFD) program trains volunteers to protect our forests. If you care about preserving our natural heritage, this free, on-line training is for you!

  • Mar

    Beech Leaf Disease and its Impact on Northeastern Forests


    In this informative webinar, Dr. Jeff Garnas, Associate Professor of Forest Ecosystem Health at the University of New Hampshire, will share information on the role that beech trees play in local ecosystems, on the beech leaf disease ecology, identification, and current and anticipated impacts on regional forests.

  • Apr

    Treating Ash on Trails for Emerald Ash Borer


    Dan Hale is the New England Natural Resource and Land Stewardship Manager for the Appalachian Trails Conservancy (ATC). He will share about the ATC’s experience treating ash trees for emerald ash borer on Appalachian Trail in Vermont, including collaborating with the Green Mountain National Forest and other organizations

  • May

    Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Conference

    Vermont State University- Randolph Campus

    Join us for the annual Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Conference (formally Arbor Day Conference)!