Introduction to Ely Mountain, Thetford, VT
Saturday, December 6th, 1 – 3pm
Join us at the home of Jock and Deecie Denison, 892 Quinibeck Road, to visit the property, learn about our plans for the Ely Mountain Conservation Area and how you can support it and enjoy some refreshments with UVLt staff and Thetford Conservation Commissioners. RSVP  or questions to Jason Berard .

Field Skills: Assessing Deer Browse and Forest Health
Wednesday, December 10th
Join us for an afternoon workshop with US Forest Service botanist and deer impact expert, Tom Rawinski. We’ll be learning how to identify deer browse, and about some of the impacts deer can have on the landscape. We plan to begin about 1:30pm. Space is limited, please RSVP to Doug Brown .

Hike/Snowshoe at Ely Mountain
Sunday, December 14 at 10:00am
A more rigorous trek and exploration of the Ely Mountain area will be led by UVLT’s Jason Berard and Anne Janeway. To RSVP contact Jason Berard .

Winter Solstice Ramble with UVLT at Lyme Hill
Saturday, December 20th (rain date, Sunday, December 21st). 1 p.m. hike start
Come join the Upper Valley Land Trust and the GMC-O section for a Winter Solstice Weekend Ramble around UVLT’s Lyme Hill Conservation Area! We’ll hike through beautiful open forests, along cold brooks, past a historic cemetery, and to the top of Lyme Hill. After the hike we’ll gather around a bonfire to share warm beverages, warm thoughts, and revel in a wonderful year in conservation!  Meet at UVLT’s Lyme Hill Conservation Area parking lot. West side of NH Rte. 10, approximately one-mile south of Lyme Village. The hike will be about 3.5 to 4 miles in length, on trails over moderate terrain. Contact Doug Brown  at UVLT for more information.