DeltaClimeVT Energy 2021 cohort selected; virtual programming kicks off

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DeltaClimeVT Energy 2021 cohort selected; virtual programming kicks off

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) announces the selection of the Energy 2021 cohort of the DeltaClimeVT climate economy business accelerator. Seven early-stage energy companies from across the U.S. and Canada will work with climate economy leaders, industry experts, potential partners and investment professionals over the next three months while completing an intensive curriculum, developed by ecosVC, during online workshops,

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Ann Wade: Meditative Management

Ann Wade is the owner of a 127-acre woodland in Washington, VT. The parcel has been in her family for nearly 70 years. The land has much meaning to her and her family and she is working toward making it a space for other families to enjoy nature as well. There is much history in

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Bruce and Doreen Jones: Multi-Purpose Parcel

Bruce and Doreen Jones are the owners of 260 acres in Rochester, VT. They purchased the property a few years ago after moving back to Vermont from California. Since then, the couple has been busy managing their land in different ways to keep it both productive and wild. Bruce and Doreen both lived in Vermont

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Legislative Update for Week Ending May 14, 2021

Click for More on House Bills Click for More on Senate Bills  Session Winding Down  This has been a pretty slim week as far as committee meetings. The Senate and House Ag Committees have dealt with amendments between most of the bills they discussed and have concurred with the language. This includes minor changes to H.434 (Agriculture

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Department of Environmental Conservation Releases Updated Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) released the latest Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Inventory (1990-2017), which estimates the greenhouse gas emissions across different sectors of the Vermont economy. As in prior years, Vermont’s three largest sources of GHG emissions in 2017 were transportation, building energy use, and agriculture. As shown in Figure 1, Vermont

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Legislative Update for Week Ending April 30, 2021

Click for More on House Bills Click for More on Senate Bills   Representative Peter Welch Re-Introduces Dairy Pride Act Representative Welch is sponsoring the Dairy Pride Act that would stop the use of dairy terms such as milk, yogurt, and cheese on the labels of non-dairy products. The legislation does not prevent the sale of

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Forest Health Webinar Series for 2021

Forest Health Webinar Series for 2021 Forest Health Webinar Series for 2021 had its first installment, and the talks continue for the next 3 weeks. Below are links for registration to each. Impacts of a Changing Climate on Vermont Forest Health, May 4th, 8:30-9:30 am, Registration Here New threats to forest health – Beech leaf disease

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Advocate: Michael Brown and Birdseye Forestry

Michael Brown is a VWA certified consulting forester from Moretown, VT where he lives with his wife and two kids. He is the founder and forester of his own forestry business, Birdseye Forestry. Located in central Vermont, Michael services mainly the Mad River Valley and parts of the Champlain Valley and Northern Kingdom regions of

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