Volume III of the Vermont Almanac

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Volume III of the Vermont Almanac

Volume III of the Vermont Almanac will be available in late November! The new volume features many of the Vermont writers and photographers you’ve come to know in Volumes I and II, along with a great number of new voices. We’ll take a look back at the year that was and hear from those who live and work

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Vermont Food System Plan Brief Highlight

Agroforestry Product Brief The Vermont Food System Plan Product Brief on Agroforestry describes the multiple benefits provided by the deliberate management of trees, crops, and livestock in one area to enhance the health and economic viability of cropland and pastureland. Agroforestry practices can help farmers increase the viability of their existing businesses as well as to

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Several new detections of EAB in Vermont

Several new detections of EAB in Vermont have expanded existing Infested Areas, including into two new counties. The new detections were found in the towns of Hartford (White River Junction), Brookfield, and Belvidere. The Hartford detection is the first in Windsor County, although there were already areas within Windsor County that were within 10-miles of a New Hampshire EAB infestation. The new detection in Belvidere is the first in Lamoille County, although there were already areas within Lamoille County that

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Environmentally-Friendly Log Treatment Technology Tested in Maryland

Last week, new, clean, energy-efficient log treatment technology produced a test log shipment in Maryland, potentially making the state a global link in the veneer log market. The technology, developed for pre-shipment and quarantine log treatment, prepared a test shipment on Wednesday, November 10, at the Mill Creek Lumber/Polo Pallet Manufacturing Company in Elkton, Maryland.

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Carbon Markets: An Emerging Opportunity for Forest Landowners INRS’ Eric Kingsley was the keynote speaker at this year’s Massachusetts Forest Alliance annual meeting. Kingsley discussed carbon markets and how they may present an opportunity for many forest landowners (note – the most popular programs currently require significant acreage, but programs for smaller landowners are emerging). Kingsley’s presentation

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VOBA to Present U.S Senator Leahy with Inaugural Trailblazer Award

The Vermont Outdoor Business Alliance (VOBA) will present its inaugural Trailblazer Award to U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) at an outdoor ceremony at 2pm on Wednesday, November 10 at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe. “In addition to a lengthy career preserving and protecting remarkable outdoor places in virtually every corner of Vermont, Sen. Leahy has been well

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