September 24th marked the end of Lewis Creek Association’s boat launch steward program at Bristol and Monkton Ponds.
Communities throughout Addison County are responding to the effects of the Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect that destroys North American ash trees.
Here in Addison County, people are celebrating National Pollinator Week June 19-25 with garden tours, book displays at libraries, and more.
Some arrive in our gardens as invited guests, others on roadsides and riverbanks as stowaways.
In Vermont three invasive forest pests of concern to watch for are the hemlock woolly adelgid, beech leaf disease and spotted lanternfly.
Common invasive species that you might find in your garden or landscape often started out as decorative landscape plants. Plants like knotweed, goutweed, burning bush and Japanese barberry were once imported for their attractive and vigorous garden charac … (read more)
Aquatic invasive plant species have been present in the Lewis Creek watershed for decades and outcompete native plants by forming dense mats of vegetation.
Do you know that it is illegal to transport, buy or plant shrub honeysuckles in Vermont? This is because honeysuckles are labeled “Class B noxious” on Vermont’s Noxious Weed Quarantine list.The invasive species include the Amur honeysuckle (Lonicera maack … (read more)
HARTFORD — With their multitude of colors and patterns, lady beetles catch the eye of even the most insect-averse. Lady beetles have also captured the attention of the Vermont Center for Ecostudies’ Vermont Atlas of Life team, after they discovered that m … (read more)
As you hit the trails this winter, take a close look at Vermont’s forests. Some trees are threatened by invasive forest insects, and in some places, you might be the only one to spot them. The three pests to be on the lookout for when exploring our forest … (read more)
BRISTOL — Aquatic invasive plant species have been present in the Lewis Creek watershed for decades and outcompete native plants by forming dense mats of vegetation. These dense mats impede recreational boaters, swimmers, and anglers, and degrade ecosyste … (read more)