September 8th, 5-7pm: Take a Guided Botany Walk with our assistant botanist, Aaron Marcus. Participants will meet at the Intervale Center main parking lot. The walk will be an easy pace on a flat and wheelchair accessible trail.
September 11th, 1-5pm: The Dog River: Now & In the Future. Explore issue of trout, water quality, wildlife habitat, riparian buffers, dams, recreation and access concerning the Dog River. This free program starts with a field trip to the Roxbury Fish Hatchery and also includes a river dynamics demonstration, panel discussion and a community discussion portion.
September 14th, 6-8pm: Fall Turkey Hunting Seminar. Join the National Wild Turkey Federation, Vermont Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, and Vermont Fish and Wildlife at the Mendon Fish & Game Club for a free seminar on fall turkey hunting. You’ll learn tips and tactics for breaking up fall flocks and how to effectively use turkey calls in these situations. Register for the event here.
September 14th, 6-8pm: Fall Turkey Hunting Seminar. Join the National Wild Turkey Federation, Vermont Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, and Vermont Fish and Wildlife at the Waterbury Stowe Fish & Game Club for a free seminar on fall turkey hunting. You’ll learn tips and tactics for breaking up fall flocks and how to effectively use turkey calls in these situations. Register for the event here.
September 15th, 5:30-7pm: Introduction to Fish Processing at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. Join us for an evening of fish processing and cooking. This program will cover the basics of cleaning and filleting fish as well as several different cooking methods.
September 22nd, 1-2pm: Knowing Your Options; Choosing The Right Tools For Your Town. Are you interested in protecting your town’s natural resources? Do you have conservation goals in mind and are ready to take action? Maybe you are new to municipal planning and looking for ways to get involved?. Whether you are a town planner, landowner, or renter you can help define conservation planning options. Choosing the right tools at the right time is essential to meeting your conservation goals and balancing the needs of your town. Join the Vermont Fish and Wildlife’s Community Wildlife Program staff and see how you can protect your community’s ecology and economy in a changing world.
September 24th, 10-12pm: Invasive Plant Identification and Control Methods Walk. Join Soil Conservationist Olivia Carlson of U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service and Habitat Biologist Travis Hart of Vermont Fish and Wildlife to walk through untreated and treated areas of invasive plants to identify these invaders and discuss control methods. This walk does require registration and will take 50 participants. Sign up soon!
September 30th, 10-11am: Land Use Planning For Climate Change. Vermont’s Climate Action Plan calls for an all hands approach and identifies a wide range of actions that municipalities can lead on, especially with respect to our pattern of land use and how that affects both mitigation and adaptation. It can be overwhelming to understand where to begin and what tools might be most helpful. In this session, participants will learn about a range of land use planning tools that can be used to address climate change and some examples of how they’ve been employed.