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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

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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

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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

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

Community Columnists

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

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