Category Archives: Good Reads, Film Clips, etc.

Vermont Family Forest’s Eating the Forest Video Series, Part 2

EATING THE FOREST video series: Savoring the forest’s spring bounty with herbalist Ali Zimmer Part 2 of our video series with herbalist Ali Zimmer is hot off the press! In it, you’ll learn how to carefully harvest eight edible/medicinal ephemeral spring plants–from yarrow to wild leeks–with techniques that keep you and the forest healthy and vital. That’s […]

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Happy Earth Week from PLAN!

Hello, Earth Week! Earth Week is one of our favorite times of the year at PLAN. We often get the opportunity to speak at campuses and meet students face-to-face while seeing their awesome waste projects in person. This week looks a lot different than years past, but we still invite you to hang out with us virtually. Tomorrow, […]

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Michael Moore’s new film “Planet of the Humans” available for free on YouTube for 30 days

NEW YORK – Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Michael Moore announced today that he is releasing a brand new documentary film on his RUMBLE Media label – and is offering it as a gift, free of charge, in the midst of the global pandemic. There will be a live event Wednesday evening, April 22nd at 10:00 pm […]

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🌼 Celebrate Spring with VT Land Trust: virtual events, nature education, local food

Even in the midst of uncertainty, spring is arriving. Cardinals are singing, silver maples are blooming, wood frogs and peepers are calling, bluebirds are flitting around yards, and pussy willows are bursting out of their shiny buds. “What a comfort it is to be in nature, where spring is happening despite it all,” writes VLT’s Liz Thompson.  We’re […]

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Supporting Factory Workers & Celebrating Fashion

It’s Fashion Revolution Week, an annual campaign that honors the anniversary of the fatal Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh in 2013. It’s also a time to celebrate fashion as a positive influence while also raising awareness of the injustices many factory workers around the world face and the importance of sustainable and ethical alternatives to […]

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VTIPL Update – Welcome to Faith Climate Action Week!

Happy Faith Climate Action Week April 17-26 Love Made Visible Message from VTIPL Board V.P. Rev. Jane Dwinell FCAW activities and resources IPL co-hosts Washington National Cathedral Earth Day Service 4/19 The Human Element film – free access to feature film for FCAW 4/17-4/26 National Geographic Earth Day 50th Anniversary Issue & TV special 4/22 […]

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Alive in the Forest, Vermont Family Forests newsletter -Spring 2020

ALIVE IN THE FOREST — Spring 2020 IN THIS ISSUE: Stay-at-home doesn’t mean stay-indoors. Now is the perfect time to listen and observe deeply in your nearby forest, and to engage in careful forest conservation practices. In this issue, you can explore spring wildflowers on a virtual walk with herbalist Ali Zimmer, learn to make ramial mulch, […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Stories of hope and resilience

share | tweet| forward Department of Health ProjectionsThe Vermont Department of Health released COVID-19 projections showing the expected rate of growth of cases. The state provides daily updates here. Which includes data on cases by age and a map on cases by county. For more details and background on COVID-19 in Vermont, see the Department of Health overview here. Workplace travel drops […]

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Your April Digest from Chittenden Solid Waste District

Dear neighbors, As I write this, I’m looking out my window at crocuses brightening the lawn in unexpected spots where the squirrels thought they might look good, Eastern Bluebirds finally sporting bright feathers, and willow buds emerging as soft and fuzzy as baby rabbits. You’d think it was just another spring in Vermont.  But as we all know all too well, this […]

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Bee Happy, Champlain College!

APRIL IS CITIZEN SCIENCE MONTH!! April is Citizen Science Month, so we’re encouraging you to get out there and take part! In addition to promoting a specific citizen science project studying pollinators, we hosted the virtual event Bee Happy Champlain College, on April 10th. You can watch the recording here to learn about our very own Champlain […]

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