Connections

SpringSummer 2018

By Charlie Hancock, CHC Board Chair

On Town Meeting day, Montgomery voted to establish a Municipal Conservation Reserve Fund. This is the second such fund established in the CHC region, with Enosburgh voters establishing a Conservation Reserve Fund fund in 2011. These town funds can be paired with our Land Conservation Fund to offset the cost of... More...

Adapted from Vermont Forest, Parks, & Recreation

What is emerald ash borer?

Emerald ash borer (EAB) is an exotic beetle that has been killing ash trees in North America. Native to China, eastern Russia, Japan, and Korea, it was found near Detroit in 2002.

What kind of damage does it do?

EAB feeds on all species of ash. None of Vermont’s... More...

By Nancy Patch, CHC Vice-Chair

Cold Hollow to Canada has been a leader in Vermont when it comes to climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies. Our Woodlots Project was one of the first pilot demonstration forest projects, and the first private lands project, with the USFS National Institute of Applied Climate Science (NIAC). Our... More...

By Joan Hildreth, CHC Board of Directors

Cold Hollow to Canada (CHC) administers two very important citizen science programs, the Keeping Track Monitoring Program (KTMP) and the WildPaths Project. Both have played key roles in increasing our understanding of wildlife habitat connectivity links between large unfragmented blocks of forest in our... More...

By Bridget Butler, CHC Program Director

Here we are headed into Season 3 of the WildPaths Project with lots of momentum and interest building in the wildlife connectivity community. This year we're encouraging all our volunteers to use iNaturalist to report their observations as it's giving us better quality data in terms of geo-location, storage... More...

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. More...