The Newsletter of Cold Hollow to Canada
Expanding the Lens of Conservation - A foundation for the future
By Charlie Hancock, CHC Board Chair
Greetings friends and welcome to the Fall 2018 edition of CONNECTIONS, the quarterly newsletter from Cold Hollow to Canada. With this issue we shift our focus from the working forests which have been and will continue to be, at the core of our work, to step back and look at the role of wild or ‘self-willed’ lands within our shared landscape. The recent announcement of The Nature Conservancy’s…
SAVE THE DATE - CHC Annual Gathering
We'll gather at the Montgomery Grange Hall for a catered dinner and enjoy speaker Tom Butler from the Foundation for Deep Ecology. Suggested donation is $15.
By Nancy Patch, CHC Vice-Chair
There are really big things going on in the Cold Hollow to Canada region. If you have not yet heard, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has bought out their Vermont Land Trust (VLT) partner for the Calavale property that includes the Burnt Mountain ridgeline in Montgomery, and is to be placed in a forever wild easement. Cold Hollow to Canada is pleased that TNC and VLT chose our region to make this…
Demystifying Succession Planning
By Emma Sass, UVM Forest Research Technician
The future of the forested landscapes across the Cold Hollow to Canada area—and across Vermont—will be strongly shaped by the legacy planning occurring over the next several decades. Planning for your legacy can be a long process. It’s important to start planning early to give yourself the full range of options and resources available. A good place to start is by assembling information about…
Franklin County NRCD College Scholarship
By Jeannie Bartlett, Franklin County NRCD
The Franklin County Conservation district is now accepting applications for its annual $500 college scholarship. The goal of the scholarship program is to encourage young people from Franklin County to pursue careers in sustainable agricultural and natural resources management. Applicants demonstrating a sustained interest in agriculture, natural resources or the environment are encouraged to…
A Walk in the Woods - Photo Essay
Get a glimpse at what a seasonal Woodlots Gathering looks like with this set of photos from the Richford & Montgomery summer sessions.
Calendar of Events
Make sure to visit our events page to see what's happening in our region this fall and winter. We partner with local conservation commissions and other groups to bring quality programming to the Cold Hollow Mountains.