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RAY BROOK | Almost like flood waters, surges in hikers on certain days in the High Peaks overwhelm highways and trails, then recede to leave the towns and state with lots of cleaning up to do. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | How does a busy Vermont state official manage to find time to write thoughtful, informative essays to be included in a book? Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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A proposed Vermont Senate change to a House tax bill could make timber harvesting more expensive, with serious longterm impacts on Vermont forestland sustainability and the state’s $1.5 billion forestry products industry. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh, in conjunction with SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury, will participate in the SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) at SUNY Adirondack April 26-27. Read more

The Sun

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Spring has finally knocked on our door. Gazing out my window I see the last remnants of snow — patches of white in the woods and in the lower pasture. Read more

Community Columnists

Vermont and France have at least two attributes in common — both produce world class cheese and both have a low carbon footprint. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WILLSBORO | George Sayward said the dairy industry is as bad as he’s ever seen it in his four decades as a farmer. Read more

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JAY | Popping up along the East Branch of the Ausable River between the majestic mountains of Jay and Whiteface is a cluster of conical, 2,000-foot prominences that are too big to be called hills, but too small to be called mountains. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | To help logging industry professionals in Vermont and neighboring states sharpen the business skills needed for a profitable operation, University of Vermont (UVM) Extension is holding a free workshop at two locations in November. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | Teens in grades 7-12 in Addison and Rutland counties interested in teaching elementary school students about environmental topics relevant to Vermont are encouraged to apply to become a TRY for the Environment teen leader. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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GRIFFITH | Vermont logging towns boomed during the late 1800s. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ALBANY | Stakeholders are making a final push for reform of a state program to give private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives to broaden sustainable forestry practices in the Adirondacks. Read more

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | A new Asian import has arrived in Vermont and it isn’t another copycat automobile. This time, it’s a tiny destructive insect, known as the Emerald ash borer. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Forestry associations, environmental groups and state lawmakers are asking the governor to prioritize reform of a program designed to preserve timberlands by giving private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | The Town of Middlebury will be hosting a public visioning workshop and Open House to collect public input on the future of Battell Woods and Chipman Hill Town Forests. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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I attended the Farm Bureau meeting in Westport the other night. Read more

Community Columnists

CHESTERTOWN | The town formally unveiled its new wood-pellet burning boiler and the acquisition of 104 acres of forest to town holdings last Thursday. Read more

The Sun

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Deer hunting is ending, so working in the woods is now my pleasure. Read more

Community Columnists

Before I arrived in the North Country I lived in New Jersey close to the Delaware Bay, where one gets a chance to see a lot of beautiful sunsets. Read more

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