Spring Wildflowers along Broad Brook Trail

by Jason Berard, Stewardship Coordinator Finally! Spring is here. The melodious songs of hermit thrushes and the duck-like quacking of wood frogs fill the forests, and the fresh blooms of early spring wildflowers carpet the forest floor.  Now is a great time to get out in the woods (before the black flies and mosquitoes arrive!) […]

Celebrating Ash Trees in Vermont

From Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation During the week of April 27 – May 3, the Vermont Dept. of Forests, Parks and Recreation’s Urban and Community Forestry Program, in coordination with the UVM Extension, the U.S. Forest Service, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, USDA APHIS, and many dedicated volunteers, will host a series […]

UVLT Garlic Mustard Pulling Party!

Thursdays May 8th, 15th, and 22nd, 4-6:30 p.m. Join UVLT staff and friends  (and bring friends!) for some get-your-hands-dirty management of garlic mustard near Mink Brook! In good company, you will be helping the adjoining forest of the Mink Brook Nature Preserve retain its healthy ecological state by pulling and bagging this troublesome non-native invasive plant. So far, garlic mustard has only been noted […]