Vermont’s tech park and the future of your food

Green Prophet

She’s started her business in Brattelboro, Vermont, and tomorrow to those registered is offering a tour of the facilities with networking for those in the industry. ” Green Tech and Gadgets Health hydroponics Vermont vertical farming

Snakes on a Cliff: Rattler Research in Vermont

Nature Conservancy - Science

Doug Blodgett, a biologist with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, held the radio to his ear, listening intently to the persistent beeps. Timber rattlesnakes are listed as endangered in Vermont, and have not fared well across much of their range.

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Ferruginous Hawk in Vermont?

10,000 Birds

John certainly seems to know his birds and he describes a Ferruginous Hawk well but seeing one in Vermont would be beyond absolutely amazing and buteos are known to have a variety of plumages. An interesting report from John Thaxton of Adirondack Dispatches. The comment thread is interesting as well. Thoughts? Maybe this bird escaped? Asides

Vermont Named Healthiest State of 2012


Congratulations to the denizens of Vermont - you've once again scored the top spot in the 2012 America's Health Rankings. Read More The post Vermont Named Healthiest State of 2012 appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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The Middle East Environmental Law Project Kickstarted By Vermont Lawyers

Green Prophet

Vermont Law School, recognizing the complex issues surrounding environmental law in the region, recently launched the Middle East Environmental Law Project (MEEL). We caught up with John Echeverria, Director of Vermont Law School’s Environmental Law Center.

Governor Expected To Sign GMO Labeling Bill In Vermont


The country''s first state bill to require GMO labeling has been passed in the state of Vermont, and the governor is expected to sign it. Read More The post Governor Expected To Sign GMO Labeling Bill In Vermont appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Off to Wanderlust Vermont!

Eco Chic

I’m excited to be headed off to Vermont for Wanderlust ! If you don’t live near Vermont, there are Wanderlusts happening all over the planet ! The post Off to Wanderlust Vermont!

After Irene, Vermont shows us what climate resilience looks like

Green (Living) Review

Nestled between steep hills along the White River in central Vermont, the 240-acre property is home to 270 Holstein cows.

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant Announces End of Operations

Sierra Club Compass

Yesterday, the Entergy Corporation announced its plans to close and decommission its Vermont Nuclear Power Station located in Vernon, Vermont. The station is expected to cease power production after its current fuel cycle and move to shut down in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Wild Wolves in Vermont? In New York?

10,000 Birds

This article has so much cool information I can’t even believe it. Asides

Climber in Remission Turns Out at Vermont Festival to Spread the Good Word

Wend Magazine

Stauffacher turned out to spread the word last weekend in Burlington, Vermont. Last October, New Hampshire rock climber Paul Stauffacher was diagnosed with Stage Four Hodgkins-Lymphoma. His doctors thought he’d probably die.

Summer Reads: Back in Time to One 70s Counterculture Experiment in Vermont

Eco Chic

The post Summer Reads: Back in Time to One 70s Counterculture Experiment in Vermont appeared first on Eco-Chick. The 1970s saw some remarkable, (and some ridiculous) experiments in how Americans wanted to live.

Michael J. Fox’s Former Vermont Farm Hits the Market


The former 121-acre Vermont farm of actor Michael J. Fox’s Former Vermont Farm Hits the Market appeared first on Ecorazzi. I want to go to here. Fox has hit the market for a somewhat-reasonable $2.75M. Purchased by the actor back in Read More The post Michael J. Lifestyle News Top News

Two Guys in Vermont Soup Review: Veggie Basil Goodness and Hearty Curried Apple Butternut Squash

Eco-Vegan Girl

Two Guys in Vermont ’s sodium count ranges from 6%-12%, a quarter of comparable canned soups. Two Guys in Vermont were generous and sent me two of their three soup flavors. You can easily find Two Guys in Vermont on their main site and on Facebook.

Vermont shuts down Fukushima-type nuclear power plant

Green Blog

A nuclear power plant near the town of Brattleboro, Vermont is being shut down thanks to local environmental activism. The Vermont Yankee plant ceased splitting atoms on Dec. Due to a hefty push-back in 2010 from Citizen''s Awareness Network , the Vermont Senate voted 26 to 4 on Feb.

Wanderlust Vermont: Garth Stevenson, Vusi Mahlasela, Majora Carter and More!


Wanderlust Vermont started out quiet on it’s first day but ended with an amazing, lively and jam packed Opening Ceremony with featured performances by Garth Stevenson, Shakti Sunfire, Sonya Kitchell, Suzanne Sterling and Vusi Mahlasela.

Harvest Time! Eco Chick Escapes to Stowe, Vermont for Waterhole Swimming, Hiking and Farmer’s Marketing

Eco Chic

Along with the ‘big city’ of Burlington, Stowe is the epitome of Vermont’s many facets; conscious, cosmopolitan and cozy. Featured eco chick escapes farmer's market Hiking travel vermont

Vermont Leads the Way as First State to Ban Fracking


Governor Peter Shumlin signed a statewide hydraulic-fracturing ban into law on Wednesday making it the first state where the drilling process is illegal. Read More. Causes Environment News Top News

Zero Gravity Brewing Company: Bobolink Saison

10,000 Birds

But efforts like The Bobolink Odyssey , a project run by the Perlut Lab of the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine, are attempting to bridge that divide by investigating land management practices in Vermont that balance the needs of both farmers and grassland birds.

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Wanderlust Vermont: Rain, Sticky Jade Yoga Mats, and Asanas for Miles

Eco Chic

A couple of weeks ago we trucked up to Wanderlust at Stratton, Vermont to help run the booth for Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. Misty mountain morning in the green peaks of Vermont. Kripalu Yoga Space at Wanderlust Vermont.

Why walking can be your best eco-friendly vacation ever

Green Traveler Guides

Jean Pied de Port Switzerland The Americas United Kingdom United States Vermont Xtras Yorkshire eco-friendly Wainwrights Coast to Coast eco-friendly walking vacations eco-friendly Way of St.

Vermont Wanderlust Festival Day Three: Anusara, Off The Mat, Into The World


Saturday morning started with a playful Anusara flow yoga class with Desiree Rumbaugh. This class challenged you to go beyond your comfort zone and experiment with how far you could take the pose.

Snake Fungal Disease: The White-Nose Syndrome for Reptiles?

Nature Conservancy - Science

While studying timber rattlesnake movement patterns and habitat use in Vermont, researchers made a surprising discovery : snakes covered in lesions, particularly around their faces. It has never been documented in Vermont before, but now it was turning up on numerous snakes.

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Silence of the Rattlesnake Researchers: Snakes, Culture and Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

In fact, when I joined snake researchers in the field in Vermont , I was practically sworn to secrecy. Both the snake haters and the snake lovers can harm reptile populations, including Vermont’s endangered timber rattlesnakes.

NYC hotel is first to partner with a farm

Green Traveler Guides

Giving guests and neighbors easy access to fresh, seasonal produce and artisanal farm products, the earth-friendly hotel has forged a pioneering partnership with Holton Farms , an eighth-generation Vermont -based farm and Community Sponsored Agriculture (CSA) program. | Green Travel News |.

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How to defeat Stress & Busyness.

Elephant Journal

Blog Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood Waylon Lewis WAYLON: Today Only boycott busyness cabin community editor's letter social media stress VermontHow to avoid Life & Get away from Suffering Forever. Waylon Lewis We can not defeat the problem by avoiding it—or conquering it. We can only defeat a problem by making friends with it. Take social media. Or news. Or busyness.

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Waylon Returns to Karme Choling {video}

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Walk the Talk Show Featured WAYLON LEWIS: Walk the Talk Show Authentic leadership buddhism Buddhist elephant journal Jane Arthur karme choling Vermont walk the talk walk the talk show Waylon Lewis (by or about

Eco Chick Escapes to: Stowe, VT Restaurant Michael’s on the Hill

Eco Chic

The couple moved to Vermont and founded the restaurant when they had children, and have spent the last decade creating a local institution. Escapes dinner farm to table local Michael's on the Hill Stowe vermont

Chik-fil-A sues Eat More Kale Guy!? ~ Jenna Penielle Lyons

Elephant Journal

A Leafy & Meaty Trial: Why the “Eat More Kale” Guy might beat Chik-fil-A in Court. When I talked to Bo Muller-Moore, the “Eat More Kale guy” on the phone, I was thoroughly entertained for about half an hour. A quirky artist, he makes earthy T-shirts promoting the consumption of kale. Bo started making the […].

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Nature Photo of the Week: Three of a Kind

Conservancy Talk

Birds Nature Photo of the Week Photography United States Flickr lake vermillion mergansers Nature Conservancy Flickr nature image nature photography nature picture photography Vermont What a great capture!

The Top Ten Reasons I’m Super Excited to Be Attending Wanderlust 2012!

Eco Chic

While I would like to attend them all, I’m keeping it local (and my carbon footprint lower) and will be celebrating the summer solstice by heading to Stratton, Vermont from June 20-24th But there are also Wanderlusts in Colorado, Whistler, Canada, and California.

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Getting Away Matters: Soulful Wanderlust Festival Adventures

Eco Chic

This is the second year I have attended Wanderlust , both times at Stratton, Vermont, though they have festivals throughout North America (coming in just a few days to Copper, Colorado; then on to Squaw Valley, California; Whistler, B.C.;Quebec;

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VT Rep. Potter supports renewable energy on principle just not if it means windmills in his town

Green Life Smart Life

I read this article yesterday and think that Vermont House of Representatives Democrat David Potter should be ashamed of himself as he was quoted saying: . What it does have are sweeping vistas of Vermont’s Green Mountains. Suddenly you’re thrusting an industrial complex into what’s really a rural residential neighborhood,” said David Potter, who represents Ira in the Vermont House of Representatives. “In I am tired of the hypocrisy.

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Snow Geese at Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area

10,000 Birds

Vermont’s Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area was the first place I saw huge numbers of Snow Geese so I was pleased to stumble across this post on VTDigger and see that the birds are still showing up there. If you live in northern New York or Vermont it is well worth a visit!

And in related news, Florida has banned mountaintop removal for coal

Environmental Economics

The Democrat, surrounded at a Statehouse ceremony by environmentalists and Twinfield Union School students who pushed for the ban, said the law may help Vermont set an example for other states. The ban may be largely symbolic, though, because there is believed to be little to no natural gas or oil beneath the surface in Vermont.

Snakes. Why'd it have to be snakes?

Environmental Economics

Hidden on hillsides in a remote part of western Vermont, a small number of venomous timber rattlesnakes slither among the rocks, but their isolation can't protect them from a mysterious fungus spreading across the eastern half of the country that threatens to wipe them out.

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Half-Naked, Potentially-High Climber Rescued in Boulder

Wend Magazine

Related posts: Climber in Remission Turns Out at Vermont Festival to Spread the Good Word.

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Artist Turns Thousands of Bicycles Into Art

Wend Magazine

Camping Goes Upscale and Turns into ‘Glamping’ Climber in Remission Turns Out at Vermont Festival to Spread the Good Word

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5 Reasons Everyone Should Try Living Somewhere New.

Elephant Journal

Leaving Vermont taught me 100 lessons that I would never have stumbled across unless I took the leap of faith into the unknown. Adventure Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education faith moving new city travel youth

Another use for Big Data

Environmental Economics

So for example, Vermonters skew more toward Phish more than other Americans do, and Texans are bigger George Strait fans than anyone else. Who is Miquel?

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How to Have a Simple, Mindful Morning.

Elephant Journal

Spring is not yet here in Vermont, but it is coming soon; I can feel it in the tender increase of the. Sunshine peeks in the window earlier now. Health & Wellness Meditation Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today mindfulness morning spring

Things I would like to do with you when you visit my Home.

Elephant Journal

Read the third, Things I would like to Remember about our day in Vermont, third. Read the first, Things I would like to do with you in the Woods, first. Read the second, Things I would like to do with you this Evening, second.

Want to Start a New American Farmstead? There’s a School for That

Green (Living) Review

Launching this summer, the Sterling College program will bring a star-studded group of experts to Vermont to focus on both the craft and the business of artisan food and agriculture.

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