Moosalamoo Association to host park educators

GOSHEN-The Moosalamoo Association, a stewardship partner with the U.S. Forest Service for the management of the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area, will host a crew of Vermont Youth Conservation Corps Park Educators providing environmental education and naturalist programming within the NRA and surrounding community.

The five Park Educators will be working in the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area and in Branbury State Park, engaging in trail education projects providing environmental education to visitors and the community.

Some of the focus topics will be on invasive species, Leave No Trace T ethics, land stewardship. Leave No Trace is a national and international program designed to assist outdoor enthusiasts with their decisions about how to reduce their impacts when they hike, camp, picnic, snowshoe, run, bike, hunt, paddle, ride horses, fish, ski or climb.

Moosalamoo NRA is a 20,000-acre region of public and private land nestled in the Green Mountain National Forest. Moosalamoo's diverse ecosystem is home to a large number of plants and animals. The region is also a ecreation area for wildlife viewing, blueberry picking, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, picnicking, and camping.

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