The four week program is designed as a broad yet in-depth overview of ecosystems and wildlife in the Upper Valley region of Vermont and New Hampshire. Sessions are presented by local experts. Wednesday evening classroom sessions and Saturday field sessions. Learn more.

Training for Volunteer Easement Monitors

Saturday, April 12th, from 8:30am – 2:30pm.

Land Stewards work with UVLT Stewardship staff to provide crucial assistance with field work—from meeting landowners of permanently conserved land, to hiking off-trail with map and compass to find property boundaries, to recording any man-made or natural changes in conserved land. Learn more and register.

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Spring Migrant Birdwalk

Saturday, April 19, 6:30 – 9:00 am

We’ll start in Hanover at Wilson’s Landing and travel north along River Road to Lyme’s Grant Brook looking for waterfowl and other early migrants. Meet in the Dartmouth Printing parking lot next to Hanover’s Richmond School. George Clark will lead. Co-sponsored with Mascoma Audubon and Hanover Conservancy.

Earth Day Walk at Starr Hill, Lebanon

Tuesday, April 22, 4 – 5:30pm

Celebrate Earth Day with UVLT and the Lebanon Conservation Commission and remember Laurel Letter, a dogged land conservation volunteer who spearheaded the City’s acquisition and UVLT’s conservation of the Starr Hill Conservation Area. Read the story. We’ll park at Harvest Hill/The Woodlands and walk to the vernal pool at Starr Hill. Map and Parking Information.

Upper Valley Garlic Mustard Muster

Thursday, April 24, 4:30-6pm

Conservation volunteers from across the region are invited to learn about garlic mustard, how it threatens forest health and what can be done.

Come share your ideas and get involved. At the Mayer Room at Howe Library, 13 South Street, Hanover. More information about the program.

Habitat Restoration at UVLT’s Gateway Conservation Area

Saturday, April  26, 8am – noon

Join volunteers from the Geisel School of Medicine to remove invasive plants and maintain forest health along Blood Brook in Norwich. More Information.

Volunteer Day at Milt Frye Nature Area

Saturday, May 3, Two half-day sessions: 9 – noon; 1- 4pm

Join the Milt Frye Nature Area Committee for an introduction to invasive plants and reasons for removal, then pitch in to restore this natural area in Norwich.

Rikert Wildflower Walk

Friday, May 16,2:30 – 4:30pm

The hillside and floodplain along UVLT’s Broad Brook Trail and Veteran’s Memorial in Sharon offer growing conditions ideal for a wide range of native wildflowers. Many should be in peak bloom. Information and directions to be posted here soon.

Spring Paddle the Border

Sunday, May 18

Paddle from Woodsville Community Field in Woodsville, NH to the Bedell Bridge State Park Boat Launch in Haverhill Corner. More information and shuttle details.

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