Lunch & Learn: Soil and Decay – A Northern Hardwood Forest’s Magic Sauce

March 21st, 2019
Enfield Community Building (Downstairs)
12-1pm

Join UVLT Vice President of Stewardship and Strategic Initiatives John Roe for an informative lunch time lecture on hardwood forest soil ecology and how it pertains to our region. We will explore the role of mycorrhizal fungi in forest health, why one needs to leave wood in the forest, and how the size of a harvest opening effect future forest productivity.  Climate change complicates all of this and we will discuss how forest management might adjust.  Come with questions.

BYO bagged lunch. A field trip will be held the following day.

You do not have to attend the lecture to attend the field trip and visa versa.

Lunch & Learn Field Trip: Smith Pond Shaker Forest

RESCHEDULED – We have had to reschedule this event due to the amount of snow still present in the forest. The new date is APRIL 17 from 3 to 5. 

March 22nd, 2019
Smith Pond Shaker Forest
Smith Pond Road Parking Lot
3-5pm

Join UVLT Vice President of Stewardship and Strategic Initiatives John Roe for a field trip through the upper portion of Smith Pond Shaker Forest to apply some of the knowledge from the lecture on the 21st. Short hike (2mi) with lots of stops to discuss the ecology of the forest. Please dress for the weather and bring snowshoes or microspikes if there is still snow/ice.

You do not have to attend the lecture to attend the field trip and visa versa.