The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation are hosting an event in Weathersfield on December 7 for landowners interested in improving wildlife habitat and forest health on their property.
The event begins with a talk at the Weathersfield Town Hall in the village of Ascutney on Thursday, December 7, at 7:00 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public.
On Thursday evening in Ascutney village, Andrea Shortsleeve, habitat biologist with Vermont Fish & Wildlife, and Hannah Dallas, private lands forester with Vermont Forests, Parks and Recreation, will describe in detail a program that provides free advice and technical assistance from state wildlife biologists and foresters, as well as federal financial assistance to pay for habitat and forestry improvements. The program is sponsored by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. Thursday’s presentation is sponsored by the Weathersfield Conservation Commission.