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Caring for Natural Resources - Taking Action in Your Community

Posted 3/18/19

A two part workshop led by the VT Agency of Natural Resources. 

Benefit Screening of Film "A Natural History of Vermont"

Posted 3/2/19

A benefit screening of the film that celebrates the wonder and beauty of Vermont in every season. 

Vermont’s Wildlife in a Changing Climate

Posted 2/9/19

Through colorful photos and captivating stories, the audience will come away with a new understanding of how climate change is affecting wildlife. VT Fish & Wildlife's Tom Rogers will talk about what people can do to help conserve biodiversity in…

Bonfire Along the River

Posted 11/4/18

What better way to embrace stick season than a bonfire by the river! Join the Wild & Scenic Committee for a celebration at Riverwalk Park in Montgomery Village. 

Plein Air Painting

Posted 10/6/18

Join the Wild & Scenic Committee for an guided tutorial on painting the outdoors in the out-of-doors! Space is limited on this one, so make sure to register in advance. 

Owls & Their Calls

Posted 9/15/18

The Enosburg Conservation Commission will bring the folks from VINS to do a program with live owls to the Enosburg Opera House. 

From Field to Forest

Posted 9/9/18

Event sponsored by the Montgomery Conservation Commission to learn more about pollinator ecology and the NRCS funding available to support pollinators on your land. 

Trout River Clean Up - Montgomery

Posted 9/8/18

Get out there with the folks from the Wild & Scenic Committee to help clean up a section of the Trout River in Montgomery, VT. 

Cuisine for Conservation

Event date: 7/8/18

A night out at the Black Lantern Inn to raise money for the Montgomery Conservation Commission and Cold Hollow to Canada. 

River Fest 2018

Posted 6/23/18

Co-sponsored by the Richford Conservation Commission, Northern Forest Canoe Trail, and Wild & Scenic River Committee.

Growing Mushrooms

Posted 6/6/18

This workshop on cultivating mushrooms will be led by Mike Walker of Philo Woodland Farm. Sponsored by the Montgomery Conservation Commission. 

Spring Migration Bird Walk

Posted 5/26/18

Join Bird Diva Bridget Butler to explore the Goyne property that has been managed with songbirds in mind. Sponsored by the Richford Conservation Commission.

Threats to Our Forests: What Emerald Ash Borer & Forest Tent Caterpillar Mean For Our Forests & Communities

Posted 5/23/18

The Montgomery Conservation Commission will host Dan Dillner of the VT Dept of Forests, Parks and Recreation for an evening of exploring the impacts of  Emerald Ash Borer and Forest Tent Caterpillar. 

Enosburgh Guided Bird Outing

Posted 5/20/18

Sponsored by the Enosburgh Conservation Commission

Keeping Bees Workshop

Posted 5/2/18

Join James Lariviere of Norther Border Apiaries for this workshop on beekeeping sponsored by the Montgomery Conservation Commission. 

Bat Program & House Building Workshop

Posted 4/28/18

Learn about bats in Vermont and then build a bat house to take home or have placed in the community. Co-sponsored by the Richford Conservation Commission & the Wild & Scenic Committee.

Mushroom Walk

Posted 4/22/18

Explore the potential of mushrooms in Vermont with Elliot Cluba of Herbs and Arrows. Sponsored by the Montgomery Conservation Commission. 

Black Bears in Vermont

Posted 4/4/18

Hosted by the Richford Conservation Commission.

Snowshoe Along the River

Posted 2/10/18

Join us for a free snowshoe adventure on the Brownway Trail hosted by RiseVT and the Wild & Scenic Committee. 

Saving Our Waters Documentary Showing

Posted 1/30/18

Join the Upper Missisquoi and Trout River Wild & Scenic Committee for a free screening of the PBS series Saving Our Waters. All three half-hour documentaries will be shown; refreshments will be provided.

Live Raptor Program

Posted 9/16/17

Live hawks, owls and falcons will be the stars of an interactive program about raptors by the Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences. Sponsored by the Enosburg Conservation Commission.

Full Moon Paddle

Posted 8/5/17

Join the Wild & Scenic Committee for a moonlit paddle on the Missisquoi River! Meet at Lawyer's Landing in Enosburg Falls with your own boat to enjoy the evening fun.

Enosburgh Town Forest Trail Marking Session

Posted 6/26/17

Sponsored by the Enosburgh Conservation Commission

Missisquoi River Paddle-Pedal & Richford River Fest

Posted 6/24/17

Part of the Richford River Fest, this event combines 6.5 miles of flat water paddling along the Wild & Scenic Missisquoi River and 4.5 miles of cycling back on an adjacent rail trail.  

Bird Walk in Richford

Posted 5/21/17

Join Bird Diva Bridget Butler to explore the Goyne property that has been managed with songbirds in mind. Sponsored by the Richford & Montgomery Conservation Commissions.

The Messenger - A documentary film about songbirds

Posted 4/22/17

This acclaimed movie provides a learning experience about an amazing natural phenomenon, a call to action to help our beloved songbirds, and a feast for the eyes. 

Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge Presentation

Posted 4/17/17

Sponsored by the Enosburgh Conservation Commission

Spring Equinox Nature Walk

Posted 3/19/17

The days are getting longer, the clocks will be turned ahead, but we're also dancing between mild days and frigid arctic blasts. What's going on with nature this time of year?

Snowshoe Walk in Bakersfield

Posted 2/25/17

Join the Bakersfield Conservation Commission on a snowshoe walk through two local Christmas tree farms in town. 

Snowshoe Outing in Enosburg Falls

Posted 2/11/17

Franklin County Forester Nancy Patch will lead a snowshoe walk on the Brownway River Trail followed by hot chocolate at the Flying Disc coffee shop.  All ages are welcome!

Plants in Winter Walk

Posted 2/4/17

Join the Bakersfield Conservation Commission to walk Shattuck Mountain Trail while looking at winter plants, fungus, lichens & trees. 

Animals of the North: What will climate change mean for them?

Posted 1/19/17

Join us for a spectacular journey to the North with Sue Morse's award winning photography and a discussion about how climate change is affecting our planet and it's wild animal inhabitants

Meet Bat Biologist Alyssa Bennett

Posted 10/20/16

Meet VT Fish and Wildlife Dept. Small Mammals Biologist Alyssa Bennett to learn about the condition of bats in Vermont and what individuals might be able to do to help nurture their populations.

Wild for Wilderness

Posted 10/19/16

Join us for an evening with Sue Morse as she shares her world class photography in highlighting the need for wilderness and wild places in our landscape.

River Walk Clean Up

Posted 8/22/16

Join the Enosburg Conservation Commission for it's annual clean up along the Missisquoi. 

WildPaths in Bakersfield

Event date: 6/25/16

We'll walk the East Bakersfield Road, which has been identified as a wildlife crossing site, looking for signs of animals and roadkill. Co-sponsored with the Bakersfield Conservation Commission.

Mycowalk with Bakersfield Conservation Commission

Posted 5/29/16

Part foraging tour, part DIY cultivation lecture, this excursion is a great introduction into the world of mycology. Join the MoTown Mushrooms team 

Cold Blooded Critters with Montgomery Conservation Commission

Posted 5/26/16

Join naturalists from the Vermont Institute of Natural Science and the elementary school kids in Montgomery to meet some reptiles and amphibians up close!

Apple Tree Pruning Workshop

Posted 4/17/16

*Date Change to April 17th* Join the Montgomery and Richford Conservation Commissions for an afternoon on the care of wild apple trees and release & pruning techniques.

Winter Tree Identification & Wildlife Tracking

Posted 3/13/16

A free event offered by the Richford & Montgomery Conservation Commissions.