BRADFORD CONSERVATION COMMISSION
Bradford’s Park & Ride has been expanded!
BCC has been advocating or this since 2009, and it hasnally happened! With more and saer commuter parking,more commuters will carpool, which will result in ewerCO2 emissions in our air and a reduction in the burning o ossil uels.
Bradford Municipal Forest has beensold to the Trust For Public Land!
At Town Meeting 2011 it was voted to sell the BradordMunicipal Forest, located in the Towns o Fairlee and WestFairlee to the Trust For Public Land. Since 2002 BCC hasbeen advocating or the Conservation o this large tracto orest land, and now 9 years later it’s going to happen!The land, purchased or $850,000, will be turned over tothe Town o West Fairlee to be added to the BrushwoodCommunity Forest and will remain being managed orsustainable timber harvesting, wildlie habitat, publicrecreation and education. This orested landscape willcontinue to clean and cool our air and puriy our under-ground water. Proceeds rom the sale have been ear-marked to make much-needed improvements to Brad-ord’s Public Water System.
First Monday Movie Series - MARCH
Monday, March 7th • Colatina Exit Upstairs • 6:30pm
Taking Root – The Vision of Wangari Maathai
Wangari Maathai ounded the Green Belt Movementin 1977 to address the challenges o deorestation, soilerosion, and lack o water by the simple act o plantingtrees. Ecologist Maathai was awarded the Nobel PeacePrize in 2004 or her years o work with women to reverseArican deorestation. “It is the people who must savethe environment. It is the people who must make theirleaders change. And we cannot be intimidated. So wemust stand up or what we believe in.” Wangari Maathai
April 4th: Vanishing of the Bees
, an eye-opening accounto the truth behind the declining bee population.
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Annual, “A Taste at the Bend: Lessonsin Sustainable Business & Education”
Wednesday, March 9, 2010 • Riverbend CTC • 5 - 7pm
The Lower Cohase Chamber o Commerce and River BendCareer Technical Center invite you to join us in promotinglocally grown, produced or prepared oods.
To provide attendees with an opportunity to see(and taste) what’s produced in our region and to promotesustainability in our local economy amongst the armersand ood producers in the region. Further, to connectRBCTC Culinary program’s students and instructor withproducers and the community.
Game of Logging: April 1 & 2 (Level 1 & 2),April 29 & 30 (Level 3 & 4)
8 - 4:30pm Each Day • $150 Per Level ($600 For All 4)CLASSES START SOON & FILL UP FAST – ENROLL NOW!!
TO SIGN UP VISIT www.rbctc.org or call Robert St.Pierre(802) 222-5212 ext. 131 or email email@example.com. RiverBend Career & Technical Center, 36 Oxbow Drive, Bradord,VT.The entire Game o Logging program is broken into ourseparate days. Day 1 provides an overview o chain sawsaety and covers basic tree elling. Day 2 covers basic sawmain-tenance and chain sharpening techniques and pro-vides another opportunity or tree elling. Days 3 and 4build on the rst two days and present techniques or ell-ing dicult trees, including trees with side and back lean.Days 3 & 4 also cover limbing and bucking techniques andsystems or planning work.
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