Category Archives: Section news

Seeking New Membership Co-chair

The Burlington Section is looking for a volunteer membership co-chair to help with managing and growing our local section membership. Continue reading

GMARA Hinesburg Forest Event, March 6-14

The Green Mountain Adventure Race Association is holding the Hinesburg Town Forest Winter Adventure at the Hinesburg Town Forest in Hinesburg, Vermont.  More information and registration here.

Spring 2021 Ridge Lines Newsletter in PDF

The spring issue of Ridgelines is here (no scheduled outings for now, so no outings card).
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GMC Burlington Annual Meeting – videos now available

Our first (and hopefully last!) virtual annual meeting was held Saturday evening, January 30th, via ZOOM. Meeting materials, including newly elected slate of candidates, are here. And here are links to the meeting and to the talk by Dr. Jack Mayer.

Taft & Mansfield Caretakers

Our  section history co-chair, Ted Albers, found this list of Taft Lodge and Mount Mansfield caretakers, stretching back to 1920. Check it out, along with other gems on our history page.

What is a Forest?

Chittenden County forester Ethan Tapper had a UVM group do a project related to outreach last semester, and they produced this six slide presentation describing how forests are a lot more than just a bunch of trees.

Breadloaf section Taylor Series with Bill McKibben, February 18

The Bread Loaf GMC section will host a Special virtual Taylor Series on Thursday, Feb. 18th at 7PM. More information (including the Zoom link, when available) can be found at the Breadloaf section website.

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Taft Lodge 100th Anniversary, Saturday, September 19

Join us to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Taft Lodge!
Saturday September 19, 2020
Stowe Lower Parking Lot and Barnes Camp Continue reading

Stevensville Trailhead Cabin restoration

Many of us have seen the old log Cabin at the Stevensville trailhead, and may be interested in knowing that a new owner is working on restoring it. More information can be found here.

Reminder: GMC Annual Meeting Saturday, June 13

The GMC annual meeting (virtual this year) will be this Saturday, June 13, from 9 AM to 11 AM. More information here.

Mobbs Farm in Jericho

We received this note with useful information for those planning to use the Mobbs Farm Trails in Jericho: Continue reading

June Virtual Wildflower Tour (updated June 23)

While we’re all staying home and not doing group outings, Annette Seidenglanz will be taking us on a virtual tour of wildflowers (and other plants to be found in Vermont). She’s provided us so many posts we’ve separated them by month. Check back daily for updates! Continue reading