'Beaver baffles' prevent flooding, resolve conflicts

BEAVER BAFFLES LIKE this one being installed in Bolton control water levels to eliminate damage to nearby roads and land while maintaining wetlands for beavers and other wild plants and animals. Photo/Tom Rogers

MONTPELIER — To prevent flooding on nearby roads and private property, Vermont Fish & Wildlife staff have installed 11 water control devices on beaver dams throughout Vermont this year.

ArtRokeby: A new festival of art

THIS IS A wedding portrait by Rachael Robinson Elmer (1878-1919) of her brother and sister-in-law, Rowlie and Elizabeth Robinson. More of Elmer’s art and many other pieces will be on display at Ferrisburgh’s Rokeby Museum during ArtRokeby on August 24.

FERRISBURGH — Did you come out to the Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh for the annual Pie and Ice Cream social last Sunday?


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