Dear Municipal Officials,

As Vermont’s Town Forest Centennial year winds down, our fall programs 
are just ramping up!Below please find 3 ways communities can still 
participate in the town forest centennial celebration.
Please forward this email to anyone in your community who might be 
interested. For more information on Vermont's Town Forest Centennial 
Celebration go to:

Enjoy the foliage!

Kate Forrer


*Community Conservation Summit- Celebrating 100 years of Vermont Town 
Forests- **Register Now
Join us Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Vermont Technical College, 
Randolph Center for a day-long educational and networking event for 
community volunteers engaged in planning and caring for natural 
resources and town forests. We will be celebrating the milestone year 
for Vermont’s town forests, sharing stories and gaining new skills in 
resource and people management, as well as exploring emerging issues. 
Join us as we share experiences and ideas on the many issues communities 
face in managing natural resource assets, from town forests to town plans!

Registration Information: This event is open to everyone. 
Pre-registration is encouraged. *Register NOW* 

Cost: $15; $12 for members of the Association of Vermont Conservation 
Commissions. (Includes lunch.)

For more information, an event agenda and to register please visit:

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*Say Thanks for Your Town Forest*

Do you love Vermont Town Forests? Say Thanks 

In this centennial year of town forests, join us in a letter writing 
to recognize the people, places and personal experiences that make 
Vermont's town forests an important part of local communities.

Share your message of appreciation with us and we'll pass it along to 
those who need to hear it!  Here is what we need from you:

  * *Write a thank you note
    is so easy! Just use our online template
    <> and fill in the
    blanks or write your own thank you note
  * *Share this campaign*! Challenge your friends and neighbors- use the
    hash tag #TownForestTYand ask them to write a thank you note
    <>, too!

Deadline for submitting notes has been extended to November 4th!

*/Be a part of a campaign to celebrate all the ways we appreciate 
Vermont town forests and the people who make them possible!/*


*Town Forest Social Media Campaign Launches Next Week*

Over the next month, we will be hitting social media to encourage 
Vermonters to discover town forests and share the ways town forests make 
our communities a better place to live, work and play!

Find us on Facebook <> and follow us on 
twitter <> @VTUrbanForestry!  Help us 
spread the word about these hidden community treasures!