Forest Ownership and Succession

For forest landowners and consulting foresters. Join us for a discussion of forest ownership and succession and how to plan for the future of your forest.

  • Tuesday, May 11, 2010
  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Historic Hildene, Manchester Village, VT

Presenters: Alan Calfee, Forester, Calfee Woodland Management LLC, and Rob Woolmington, Attorney, Witten, Woolmington & Campbell PC

This session will provide some basic information for landowners who are contemplating how to best plan for the long-term ownership and care of their woodland assets. Alan will present a set of guidelines and thoughts to help landowners get started as well as for those working on long term planning issues. Rob will talk about structures for family ownership as well as how conservation easements work and how they might fit in with family planning goals. There will be plenty of time for discussion and questions following the presentation.

Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Shelly Stiles, of the Bennington County Conservation District, at 802-442-2275 or .

The Bennington County Sustainable Forest Consortium is a collaborative between forest landowners, consulting foresters, loggers, the Bennington County Conservation District (BCCD), and the Bennington County Forester's office. Its mission is to promote dialogue and learning between forest landowners, resource professionals, and the general public.