Events

Interested in learning more about invasive plants or forest pests? Want to get outside and help survey for pests or pull invasive plants? Check out this list of invasives-related workshops, trainings, webinars and community events happening around Vermont and the region. While some events and programs are seasonal, education events, surveys and webinars are offered throughout the year. We update this regularly so keep checking back for new trainings, or events in your area.

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Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 10:00am - 1:30pm

A FREE workshop for Landowners:

The Nature Conservancy is organizing two invasive workshops intended for landowners who want to know more about identifying and managing invasive plants that threaten forestlands in Vermont.  Invasive plants are taking over Vermont’s forests with devastating consequences. They negatively impact the quality of wildlife habitat, create financial burdens for landowners and reduce the economic value of working forests. However, there are actions landowners can take to reduce the spread and impact of invasive terrestrial plants.  


Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 10:00am - 1:30pm

A FREE workshop for Landowners:

The Nature Conservancy is organizing two invasive workshops intended for landowners who want to know more about identifying and managing invasive plants that threaten forestlands in Vermont.  Invasive plants are taking over Vermont’s forests with devastating consequences. They negatively impact the quality of wildlife habitat, create financial burdens for landowners and reduce the economic value of working forests. However, there are actions landowners can take to reduce the spread and impact of invasive terrestrial plants.  


Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm


Friday, May 15, 2015 - 8:00am - Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 5:00pm

Woodland Owner Training

May 15-17

East Charleston, VT at Northwoods Stewardship Center.


Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 10:00am - 2:30pm

Invasive plants negatively impact the quality of wildlife habitat, create financial burdens for landowners, and reduce the economic value of working forests.  Accordingly, there is increasing need for consultants and land managers well-skilled in invasive management.  This workshop is intended for professional land-managers interested in increasing thier working knowledge of forestland invasive species management techniques and issues, and will increase participant's ability to efficiently achieve invasive management goals in forests while minimizing impacts.  Pre-requisites:


Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 12:30pm - Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 4:00pm

The Rutland Garden Club will present A Standard Flower Show titled "Songs of the Seasons". The show will include Horticulture Exhibits of Hosta Leaves, Perennials, Branches and other categories. It will also include Floral Designs by club members or any National Garden Club of America member. Underwater designs, Illuminary designs, and other creative and traditional designs will be also be on display.


Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 10:00am - 2:30pm

Invasive plants negatively impact the quality of wildlife habitat, create financial burdens for landowners, and reduce the economic value of working forests.  Accordingly, there is increasing need for consultants and land managers well-skilled in invasive management.  This workshop is intended for professional land-managers interested in increasing thier working knowledge of forestland invasive species management techniques and issues, and will increase participant's ability to efficiently achieve invasive management goals in forests while minimizi