“Cold Hollow provides so many opportunities.  It got me over $40,000 in scholarship offers.” 

-Evan Towne, Automotive Technology, 2014


Instructor: Josh Goss
Phone: 802-933-4003 X3004 
Email: josh.goss@fnesu.org


Forestry and Natural Resources is a multi-period, two-year program for 11th and 12th graders focusing on land use and management. The program involves outdoor experiences in logging, sugaring, soils, forest management and heavy equipment. Students can compete in FFA competitions and participate in conferences. Students who complete both years of the program are eligible to use one credit as an embedded science credit. Grades will be derived from performance, professionalism and test scores.

Things You’ll Learn
  • Equipment Safety

  • Surveying and mapping

  • Forest management

  • Harvesting & processing timber

  • Forest products (maple syrup; Christmas trees)

  • Land, soil & water conservation

  • Outdoor recreation management

  • Heavy equipment operations

  • Business management

  • Sales & marketing

  • Leadership

  • Workplace skills


Post High School Options
  • Employment in Logging, Heavy Equipment Operation, Sugaring, Farming

  • Paul Smith’s College

    • A CHCC Forestry student with a "B" average can acquire 6 credits from Paul Smith's College.

  • Vermont Technical College

  • Unity College

  • University of Vermont

  • University of Maine


Lots of exciting outdoor work in this class, so be prepared for all types of weather!


Forestry I = 3 elective credits
Forestry II = 3 elective credits

1 Science credit for Program Completion

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SCHOOL HOURS M-F 7:45am-3:00pm    ADDRESS 184 Missisquoi Street, Enosburg Falls, VT 05450   PHONE 802.933.4003

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Lynn Cota, Title IX Coordinator
Franklin Northeast Supervisory Union

P.O. Box 130
Richford, VT 05476
(802) 848-7888

Gabrielle Lumbra, 504 Coordinator
Enosburg Falls High School

PO Box 417
Enosburg Falls, VT 05450

(802) 933-7777 

Heather Haddick, Guidance Coordinator

Cold Hollow Career Center

PO Box 530

Enosburg Falls, VT 05450

(802) 933-7005

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