Posts tagged with: nature

A couple of books got me thinking about how we depend upon and how we share a relationship with nature. One was Philip Caputo’s The Longest Road, a story of...
It is dusk on a glorious October evening. I am sitting quietly in my tree stand 15 feet above a well-worn deer trail. When I was younger, I would breathe...
It looks like we may be socially distancing for a while to come. If the pandemic continues, we will all need to sort out how to stay safe, healthy and...
The current pandemic has changed a lot of our daily interactions and caused us to take a closer look at what really matters. When the population of our country is...
Our leashes have been lengthened! Governor Phil Scott and his administration are gradually re-opening Vermont, and with that comes more opportunities to get outdoors at this beautiful time of year....
Right now, our world is struggling with the unknown. We have not faced more uncertainty, fear, anxiety and concern for humanity in many generations. Our faith is being tested like...
Join us from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for our phenomenal annual Charlotte Congregational Church Fall Festival at the Charlotte Congregational Church Fellowship Hall. Time, Talent and Experience Silent Auction,...
Alice Outwater (the younger daughter of Alice Outwater senior) has published her fourth book, Wild at Heart (St. Martin’s Press). In it she looks at the interplay between the natural...
The intrinsic values of fly fishing and fine art are intertwined to depths unimaginable to the untrained eye. The rhythm of motion in a perfectly thrown cast and the fluid...
I woke up late, exhausted by another week of slogging through the mire as a slave of commerce. My heart and my mind were already in the woods, but my...
The Nature Conservancy owns and manages the 365-acre Raven Ridge Natural Area, spanning the towns of Charlotte, Monkton, and Hinesburg....
I had an old Jeep CJ-7 whose floorboard had rotted out, and we installed a sheet-metal door on hinges in its place, so we could drive out on the ice...
When I was a young man—well, actually more of a child than a man—I spent a lot of time in trees. I loved to climb high up into the canopy...
The Charlotte Land Trust CLT) is excited to announce its first ever Nature Scavenger Hunt for kids and their parents. The event will take place on Saturday, May 19, from...
My wife and I attended a film festival in Middlebury recently. It was the 10th Annual Fly Fishing Film Tour on Friday the 13th. For almost a decade now I...
Bradley Carleton describes his love of duck hunting and the sacred nature of the sport...