Join us for a discussion of the Use Value Appraisal program, forest management plans, forest certification, the Tree Farm program, and NRCS cost share programs.
Presenters: Alan Calfee, Forester, Calfee Woodland Management LLC; Eric Hansen, Bennington/Rutland County Forester; VT Tree Farm inspector (TBA); and Carla Fenner, USDA NRCS Soil Conservationist.
This session is designed to help forest landowners understand some of the various programs available to assist them with the management of their land. The program will also look at some basic concepts of forest management to help landowners get started with the important steps toward good stewardship.
The Bennington County Sustainable Forest Consortium is a collaborative between forest landowners, consulting foresters, loggers, the Bennington County Conservation District (BCCD), and the Bennington County Forester's office. Its mission is to promote dialogue and learning between forest landowners, resource professionals, and the general public.