While the annoying wail of conventional lawn mowers has long been associated with summer, that sound is thankfully becoming less common with the growing popularity of battery electric lawn equipment.
Many gardeners find ways to invite beneficial insects into their spaces by planting native pollinator plants, mulching and avoiding pesticide use.
The pair of volunteers reach Lewis Creek just after sunrise in the summer, plastic bottles in hand. While one takes notes and plays lifeguard, the other wades out into the water, turns upstream and fills the bottles.
Plant materials have been used to solve crimes on television shows, in books and in real life.
Here we are and it’s spring. Can you believe we made it this far?
On a recent episode of the On Being podcast, journalist Amanda Ripley was quoted as saying: “Real life is not a bumper sticker.”
My body aches but my spirit is elated. It has been one of the strangest winters I can remember – as far as ice fishing goes.
When I was 6, I stood with my mother and grandmother as workers sawed down elm tree after elm tree after elm tree, the entire length of Wakeman Road.
It’s that time of year when the groundhog has retreated back into its burrow, but the temperature tempts us with the possibility of spring.
Area events and classes for all ages.
Forests are dynamic communities, defined and enriched by change. As forests change, they tend to follow a pattern called succession: a series of developmental stages, each of which follows, or succeeds, the last.
Salt can be a great asset in the winter for deicing roads and walkways. Salt prevents ice from forming by lowering the freezing point of water, creating safer surfaces for people to walk and drive on.
To put it simply, humans are using the equivalent of 1.6 Earths to maintain our current way of life and ecosystems cannot keep up with our demands.
What’s to love about late February?
As a young man stuggling to find my identity in high school, which never seemed to mesh with my peers, I recognized that, as most young people do, I was “different.”
The Charlotte Energy Committee is excited to announce a plan to directly help folks take advantage of opportunities to go solar, join the clean energy revolution and lower their utility bills.
Spring is in the air, and what better way to celebrate a return to gardening than to share its magic with children?
Green Mountain Power (GMP) announced renewed savings opportunities for customers in 2023, to continue to switch away from fossil fuel for driving, heating and more.
Each of our native species occupies an ecological niche, influencing the ecosystem around it in different ways.
The Lake Champlain Basin Program recently awarded an education grant to the University of Vermont Lake Champlain Sea Grant program to create the Watershed Alliance Teacher and Researcher Partnership.