Directory of Organizations
Use the directory below to locate organizations available to assist you in caring for Vermont's woods. Don't forget to checkout the Directory of Resources for a listing of topic-specific programs.
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Bennington County Sustainable Forest Consortium
The Bennington County Sustainable Forest Consortium is a collaboration between landowners, foresters, loggers and other natural resource professionals. The Consortium facilitates the exchange of ideas and experiences to encourage people to care about our forests
Center for Technology, Essex
The Center for Technology, Essex, provides comprehensive technical programs for all students which include career exploration, preparation and technical literacy in a respectful learning environment.
Cold Hollow Career Center
At Cold Hollow we are committed to helping students figure out where they want to go and then help them get there. It's that simple! Our programs provide rigorous academic, technical, and transferrable skills that support student growth and achievement.
Cold Hollow to Canada (CHC)
CHC is a regional conservation partnership. Our vision is a healthy and intact forested landscape that supports a strong and sustainable local economy through stewardship, with permanent protection of core wildlife habitat and connectivity across the entire Northern Forest.
Forest Guild- Northeastern Region
Establish forestry that is ecologically, economically, and socially responsible as the standard for professional forest management, from coast to coast.
Green Mountain Technology and Career Center
GMTCC is a technical high school that serves students from Craftsbury Academy, Hazen Union School, Lamoille Union High School, Peoples Academy, and Stowe High School.
Hartford Area Career and Technical Center
Logger Education to Advance Professionalism (LEAP)
We recognize that the logging profession is an essential link between Vermont woodlands and forest industry. Along with landowners and foresters, loggers are partners in managing our forests for wood, water, wildlife and recreation.
Merck Forest and Farmland Center
Merck Forest and Farmland Center (MFFC) is a nonprofit educational organization with a mission to teach and to demonstrate the benefits of innovative, sustainable management of forest and farmland.
North Country Career Center
North Country Career Center provides an educational environment for the development of technical, academic, and social skills. NCCC recognizes that education is a lifelong experience and promotes the development of career and technical skills that prepare students for success as productive and responsible members of society.
Northern Forest Center
The Northern Forest Center builds economic and community vitality while fostering sound forest stewardship across the Northern Forest of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York. Founded in 1997, the Center is a leading voice in rural community economic development and forest stewardship. Center programs include advancing modern wood heat, catalyzing innovation in wood products, enhancing quality in experiential tourism, supporting community forestry. We help secure jobs, conserve managed forests and leverage investment in the region. Our programs have conserved more than 250,000 acres of forests, supported businesses that provide thousands of jobs, and helped secure and leverage $177 million for projects that benefit the region's communities, economy and forests.
Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center
Our mission is to provide educational experiences that prepare secondary and adult students with the knowledge and skills to enter the workforce in careers that are high skilled, high demand, and that pay a livable wage and to continue their education.
Shelburne Farms is a nonprofit organization educating for a sustainable future. That means learning that links knowledge, inquiry, and action to help students build a healthy future for their communities and the planet. Our home campus is a 1,400-acre working farm, forest, and National Historic Landmark.
Society of American Foresters, Green Mountain Division
Our mission as foresters is to be responsible stewards of the earth's forests while meeting society's vital needs.
Southwest Vermont Career Development Center
The Southwest Vermont Career Development Center is committed to career and lifelong learning to prepare secondary and post secondary students for career and lifelong learning in a rapidly changing world.
Stafford Technical Center
Stafford Technical Center provides essential education to a broad spectrum of students—both young and adult—in part because of the excellence of its faculty and staff but also, in a large degree to the contributions of community members from all walks of life.
Vermont Coverts: Woodlands For Wildlife
The mission of Vermont Coverts is to enlist Vermont landowners in a long term commitment to maintain and enhance diverse wildlife habitat and healthy ecosystems.
Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation
Vermont Family Forests
Vermont Family Forests is a non-profit family forest conservation organization. Our priority is to conserve the health of local family forests. When appropriate, we promote their careful cultivation for local community benefits.
Vermont Forest Products Association
The mission of the VFPA is to promote and defend the interests of our members.
Vermont Land Trust
Vermont Land Trust protects farms, forests, water ways, and recreation areas that give Vermont its rural character and economy. Since 1977, VLT has permanently conserved more than 1,900 parcels of land covering more than 550,000 acres, or about nine percent of the private, undeveloped land in the state. This conserved land includes more than 900 working farms and farmland parcels, hundreds of thousands of acres of productive forestland and wildlife habitat, and numerous community spaces. Protecting this land ensures it will be available for future generations to use and enjoy.
Vermont Tree Farm Program
Vermont has 437 Certified Tree Farms managing a total of about 120,000 acres. Among this number there are nearly twenty who have been Tree Farmers for more than fifty years and many more are twenty-five year land stewards in Tree Farm.
Vermont Wood Works Council
VWMA's mission is to support the industry in Vermont and promote its long-term viability by expanding members presence in the marketplace, ensuring a sustainable supply of raw materials, increasing workforce skill and acting as responsible employers and community members.
Vermont Woodlands Association
The Vermont Woodlands Association strives to educate, train, and support private forest landowners in sound management practices concerning wildlife, water, wood, and recreation.
Windham Regional Career Center
The Windham Regional Career Center mission is to provide all learners with skills and competencies leading to post-secondary success.