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Help wildlife food management with apple tree workshop


Saturday, March 12 at 10 a.m. — The public is invited to attend a free Wild Apple Tree Release and Pruning workshop on March 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  in Tunbridge. Join Rich Chalmers, Dave Paganelli, and Larry Mengedoht at a joint Vermont Coverts and Vermont Woodlands Association stewardship workshop. It will be focused on how to release and prune wild apple trees to preserve them and enhance them for better production of soft mast for wildlife. This workshop will consist of a discussion on the basic principles, a demonstration, and then allow a hands on pruning for those that want to practice. Please feel free to bringing your own pruning and safety equipment. The workshop location is 218 Dickerman Hill Rd, Tunbridge. Contact [email protected] with questions.

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