Category Archives: Section news

Overnight camping? – The Case for Bear Canisters

There have been an increasing number of bear encounters on the Long Trail in Vermont in recent years. Continue reading

POSTPONED: Taylor Series: Day Hiking and Other Adventures in Newfoundland, Canada

The talk scheduled for February 27 has been postponed due to snow. The new date was changing, but we think it is now settled as April 2. Continue reading

Bolton Lodge Potluck held January 26th

Folks from the Burlington GMC gathered at Bolton Lodge on January 26 for the (new) traditional post-annual meeting pot luck and oyster stew.
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GMC Burlington Annual Meeting was held January 18

GMC Burlington Section Annual Meeting was held at the Faith United Methodist Church in South Burlington on Saturday Evening, January 18th. Continue reading

Vermont’s Urban and Community Forestry Program website & newsletter

The Vermont’s Urban and Community Forestry Program website has information and a list of events of interest to many GMCers. You can also sign up there for their TREEMail newsletter. Continue reading

Upcoming Opportunities to Learn About Forests and Forestry

Here are some upcoming opportunities to learn about forests and forestry in Chittenden County in the next couple months, from Ethan Tapper, Chittenden County Forester. Continue reading

Bear Issues on the Long Trail & Appalachian Trail in Vermont

GMC executive director Mike Debonis has asked us to share the following information:

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ADK parking closures and changes

Roadside parking closures
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GMC now hiring for the 2019 season

Interested in working for the GMC? They are now interviewing people for the 2019 season. Most jobs run from mid-May to mid-October. Look here for more information.

GMC Volunteers helped move lumber for Bolton Valley bridges

On Friday, November 2, a big group including some Burlington Section loyalists responded to the general appeal by Kathryn Wrigley, of Forests, Parks, and Recreation, for helpers to lug timbers up Bolton Nordic. Continue reading

We’ve been robbed!

A shed at the GMC headquarters in Waterbury Center was broken into on the evening of September 19, and 8 chainsaws and 2 generators were taken. Continue reading

2018 GMC Volunteer Awards to Pam, and Brian and Janette

Today at the volunteer picnic in Waterbury, Pam Gillis received the 2019 “Burlington Section President’s award.”

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