Accepting Nominations for 3rd Annual Buzzell Award

NorthWoods Stewardship Center is pleased to accept nominations for the third annual George Buzzell Forest Stewardship Award. In honor of the esteemed county forester for which it is named, this award recognizes an individual who is making a positive impact on Northeast Kingdom forests. The award will be given at the Annual Stewardship Celebration at NorthWoods, on Friday, October […]

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126 Campers, 9 Camps, 2 months…

This summer at NorthWoods went by in a flash! We reached a new record of 126 campers enrolled in 9 different camps, from ages 4-15, up from 112 total enrolled in 2014. This year our camps included Advanced Survival, Junior Survival, Nature Day, Wild Science Discovery, Earth Sisters, two NFCT camps and two Mountain Bike Camps at Burke Mountain. […]

VCF Announces 29 Grants in Communities Across State

NorthWoods was proud to be a recipient of a Vermont Community Foundation grant this spring. Check out the other great work that is being done throughout the state through VCF funding: The Vermont Community Foundation, in partnership with some of its fundholders, awarded a total of $57,435 in Small and Inspiring grants to 29 organizations […]



Now Hiring: AmeriCorps Environmental Education & Outdoor Rec Instructor

Description:  NorthWoods Stewardship Center is a non-profit organization located on a 1500 acre campus in East Charleston, VT. Our mission is to ‘connect people and place through science, education and action.’ The Education and Outdoor Recreation Instructor will assist the Education Director as they create, facilitate, and promote school programs and summer camps that focus on […]

2015 Conservation Corps Celebration

The NorthWoods Conservation Corps completed a busy 6-week summer field season on Friday August 7 with a gathering of ten crews from throughout New England. Eighty-six young people participated in the Corps this season–the largest in many years. Crews operated up and down the Connecticut River Valley and in remote corners of Vermont and New […]



Middle Mountain Trail Route Now Open

With the 2015 NorthWoods Conservation Corps season drawing to a close, we are pleased to announce a major milestone in NEK trail work – the completion of the Middle Mountain Trail in Warren’s Gore and Avery’s Gore. The project is part of a long range plan and partnership involving NorthWoods, Green Mountain Club, Vermont Forests, […]

Knotweed Photo Volunteers Wanted

The NorthWoods Stewardship Center in East Charleston Vermont, and the Upper Connecticut River Watershed Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (UCCISMA) are seeking volunteers to take some photos! We need people who are willing to visit our identified Japanese Knotweed treatment sites to take GPS points and photo points so we can have have documentation of […]



NorthWoods Welcomes AmeriCorps NCCC Moose One Team

AmeriCorps volunteers have long been a cornerstone of NorthWoods projects and programming, but new this year, NorthWoods is fortunate to host nine members of the AmeriCorps NCCC Atlantic Region Moose One Team. The AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) is a full-time team-based youth service crew, which partners with non-profits, schools, state agencies and other community […]

Spitzer Forest Summer Update

If you’ve visited the NorthWoods lodge in the past few weeks, you know that summer is a busy and exciting time for us! What you wouldn’t have seen is our 1,500 acres of recreational, educational and ecologically thriving working forest reaching all the way to Echo Lake and the town of Morgan. So what’s new in the Spitzer […]



Now Hiring: AmeriCorps Conservation Assistant

Position Description Title: Conservation Assistant Term: 1700 hours, September 1- August 31 (approximately 1-year) Workweek: typically M-F Hours: Generally 40 hours per week but hours/days or weeks will be adjusted to ensure term of service is completed by end of August. Report to: Luke O’Brien and J. Ross Stevens; coordinates with NWSC department heads and other […]