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.

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.

Fools in the Forest Family Nature Day

Sunday, April 27, 10am – 2pm.

Celebrate the arrival of spring by heading to our Lyme Hill Conservation Area on Rte. 10 in Lyme, NH for a day of fun and foolish nature-themed activities and games for the whole family. Learn the tricks wildlife use for surviving in our local habitats.  The event is open-house style and families can come and go as they please. Heavy rain will cancel this event. More information and directions.

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.

UVLT Garlic Mustard Pulling Parties!

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!  Let us know if you can make it so we can be sure to have enough refreshments for everyone! More information.

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.

A Note about Google Calendar Maps:

Many UVLT events are located on sites without street addresses or named landmarks. Google Maps may substitute other locations or provide directions that are infeasible. Please check for UVLT written directions in our posted event details and contact UVLT if you have any questions about location or directions. Thank you!