Letter to the editor: Criticism was unwarranted

I was surprised to read the letter to the editor in last week’s Addy Indy from Marianne Lust of Lincoln who was critical of the efforts of Tim Parsons at Middlebury College.

Rewilding to increase the ecological value

Judith Irven recently participated in a group walk-about at Middlebury College to see their new “rewilding” initiative, whereby they are gradually reducing the hours they devote to lawn mowing, and also shrinking the total lawn area. 

Tim Parsons wins tree stewards award

MIDDLEBURY — Tim Parsons, Middlebury College landscape horticulturist, was recently selected by the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program (VT UCF) to receive one of its 2020 Vermont Tree Stewards Awards. The awards go to those who have shown a comm … (read more)