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Conserving The Health Of Our Local Forest Community

WHAT'S NEW at VFF:

Toward a Resilient Vermont Forest-based Economy

How do we go about creating a resilient forest-based economy in Vermont? Read David Brynn's commentary and find out!

Celebrate Our Premier Forest Product

Get a copy of our new bumper sticker and spread the word about Vermont's premier forest product. Send us a self-addressed stamped envelope and we'll send one your way!

Check out D

Commoner"

Check Out DAVID BOLLIER, author of "Think Like a Commoner"

at Sustainable Living Expo, March 29, 2014

http://www.middleburycommunitytv.org/SustainabilityBollier032914w.

Sugaring Time

Check out Sheila McGrory-Klyza's new story in Whisk magazine about the art of maple sugaring at the Brynn family forest. The story not only illuminates the annual family ritual of tapping and boiling sap, but also includes dynamite recipes!

Read it here.

Celebrating Monique!

Join us to celebrate the life of Monique Pia Anderson—organic gardener, landscape architect, building and land conservationist, and lover of work and learning. For details about this and other upcoming workshops, visit our Events page.

Becoming the New Aboriginals

"For conservationists and land users, understanding and preserving the capacity of the land to be resilient is now job one. Being sustainable is likely yesterday’s story."  Read more in our article, From Sustainable Forestry to Resilient Forestry.

Check out our 2014 Hogback Community College courses

Four-season Birding in the Hogback Eco-region, Forest Tai Chi, and more.

Register Today

Watch this Lake Champlain Maritime Museum video,

which highlights Vermont Family Forests' collaboration with LCMM's Nick Patch and the outstanding Longboats Program.

View the video.

The Hogback NeighborWood Heating Cooperative!

A vision for producing firewood in a way that is restorative, sustainable, efficient, local, and fair (R-SELF).

Read about it.

Email us if you'd like to receive a hard copy of the HNHC report.

17th field season of the Colby Hill Ecological Project is underway.

 Researchers are at work learning about the reptiles, amphibians, birds, mammals, plants, and more in a rewilding forest in Lincoln.

Read about their research.

View the current weather conditions at the CHEP weather station.

Exploring change within Vermont's Acceptable Management Practices for Maintaining Water Quality on Logging Jobs

Read Thoughts on VT FP&R's Draft Revisions to the AMPs.

Read VT FP&R's Proposed AMP Revisions_ December 2012 draft.

Read "Restoring Vermont's Forests" VFF in VTSierran.

Read VFF COMMENTS on (April 2012) Proposed Changes to VT AMPs.

Read What Should the New AMPs Look Like?

Read What is a Healthy, Working Forest Landscape?

Read What is a Working Forest?

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