Category Archives: Wildlife/Ecology

ecoNEWS VT Fall 2020 Newsletter

ecoNEWS VT – Fall 2020 Highlighting the latest findings in ecological research and monitoring from across Vermont Autumn is here! In this season’s newsletter we highlight research on the growth of red oak in the Northeast, how biodiverse land and ecosystem services can be protected together, and how hunters would feel if wolves were to […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Turtles, new art, traffic stops and more…

Racial Disparities in Traffic StopsA recent study of the Bennington Vermont Police department’s traffic stop data has uncovered statistically significant discrepancies in the treatment of minorities.  Hispanic drivers are three times more likely than white drivers to be arrested as the result of a traffic stop.  Black drivers are three times as likely to be […]

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Burlington Conservation Newsletter Fall 2020

BTV Conservation News The Pulse of Burlington’s Wild Green Heart Fall 2020Issue No. 14 A Letter from Dan & Alicia  As the weather begins to cool and the autumn leaves change colors, Burlington’s natural areas are a sanctuary from daily life.  With its falling leaves, autumn reminds us that letting go is part of the […]

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Plant trees by eating chocolate!

Last month, Lake Champlain Chocolates launched a new chocolate bar collection: Restorative Moments. The mantra, “Indulge. Restore. Repeat.” seeks to help you unwind with gourmet dark chocolate.  “Today more than ever, we seek restorative moments of peace and serenity.” says Allyson Myers, LCC’s Director of Sales and Marketing. “With this new line of bars, not only will consumers […]

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Alive in the Forest, September 2020

Alive in the Forest, Vermont Family Forests newsletter, September 2020 Ah, the cool, crisp days and sweater nights of September are here. VFF’s Game of Logging courses are coming right up, a sure sign of autumn’s approach–sign up soon. Also below, we explain why we don’t allow hunting of coyotes on VFF lands and share the latest […]

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