Posts tagged with: Conservation

Energy Committee Chair Rebecca Foster said she is perplexed by the Selectboard’s “disproportionate” concerns over a series of small purchases made by the committee, given the EC’s modest budget and...
In a parallel universe, Charlotte is celebrating 50 years of hosting nuclear power—or perhaps regretting it. The fork in the road that our universe took came on the unremarkable date...
For many traditional outdoorsmen and women July can be a month of relaxing and enjoying summer’s bounty. But for some of us who are truly dedicated wildlife lovers, we want...
The Charlotte Conservation Commission has acquired several trail cameras to help identify and confirm key significant habitat corridors in town. ...
The monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) has been in the news recently. The populations of these colorful and much loved butterflies have declined 90 percent in the past 20 years, and...
In my work at the Conservation Commission I reviewed a subdivision application in which two state agencies, another town committee, and a not-for-profit all held interests aimed at compliance with...
 As a solar community organizer, I spend a lot of time talking to people about renewable energy. The question I get most frequently is, “Why is there so much wind...
In a regime of “alternative facts” are you engaging the application “fundamental truth”? In an era imagining the inhabitation of Mars are you attending to your habitat here on Earth?...
This time of the year I tend to walk around my place a lot collecting maple sap. I often pass by a curious remnant of a stone wall hidden all...