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Upcoming Events & Recent News - October 2009
Walk in the Woods
Saturday, October 10, 9am - 3pm
Clover Hill Tree Farm, South Strafford, VT

This event is sponsored by the Vermont Woodlands Association. Orange County Forester, David Paganelli will host an informal walking tour and land management workshop at his family Tree Farm in South Strafford, Vermont. Other speakers will include:
  • Paul Harwood, consulting forester, Harwood Forestry Services;
  • Markus Bradley, consulting forester, Redstart Forestry;
  • Dave Wilcox, State Lands Forester, Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation;
  • Sara Cavin, Conservation Project Manager, Upper Valley Land Trust, and
  • Tim Matson, pond consultant, Earth Ponds.
Each of these speakers brings special perspective and together, many decades of experience in forestry, land protection and pond design. All interested persons are welcome. For more information visit: www.vermontwoodlands.org

2 nd Annual Local Energy Alternatives Festival
Saturday, October 10, 9am - 4:30pm
Main Street, Bradford, VT

LEAF is sponsored by the Energy Committee of the Bradford Conservation Commission with support from the Byrne Foundation and the NE Grassroots Environment Fund. Visit UVLT's table at this annual event. If you would like to volunteer to help "man" our table contact Nora at (603) 643-6626 ext. 102 or noradoyle-burr@uvlt.org. The event will also include:
  • Energy-Efficiency Workshops,
  • Renewable Energy Vendors,
  • Solar Home Tours,
  • Tours of Bradford's Hydro Dam,
  • Live Music All Day,
  • Huge Farmer's and Artisan's Market,
  • Children's Workshops & Activities,
  • Fun Run for Younger Children,
  • 5k Race for Kids and Adults,
  • Day-long shuttle service provided by Stagecoach
Info: 802-439-5397
Also: www.greenenergytimes.org
Share a ride to the Festival: www.rideshare.us ---Lookup Code = LEAFRIDE

Water...More Important Than Oil?
Sunday, October 11, 4 - 7pm
South Cove Activity Center at Eastman, Grantham, NH

Sponsored by Eastman Charitable Foundation, with special thanks to Lake Sunapee Bank and Warren Street Architects. There will be presentations by the Conservation Commissions of Grantham, Springfield, Enfield, and Eastman Lakes & Streams Committee. In addition there will be an expert panel made up of professionals from the Society for the Protection of NH Forests, Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust, The Nature Conservancy, and the Upper Valley Land Trust. The event will also include a discussion and Q & A session, informational exhibits, music by GRANITE STATE STOMPERS, and beverages & hors d'oeuvres.

There is limited Seating...to register, please e-mail InfoatECF@comcast.net

"King Corn" Screening
Tuesday, October 27, 6 - 8pm
Humann Theatre, Cardigan Mountain School, Canaan, NH

Join the Upper Valley Land Trust, Vermont Earth Institute, and Cardigan Mountain School as we host a screening of "King Corn" in Canaan at Cardigan's Humann Theatre. The film tracks two friends as they grow an acre of corn in Iowa and uncover the impact that the crop has on the environment, public health and family farms. Visit: www.kingcorn.net for more information about the film. Find driving directions at: www.cardigan.org. Once you reach the school, we will have signs directing you to the Theatre.

Find out more about UVLT's work & upcoming events at www.uvlt.org/calendar.

Upper Valley Land Trust - 19 Buck Road - Hanover, NH 03755 - Phone: 603-643-6626 - Contactus@uvlt.org