Silins honored for his dedication to Arbor Day

Neil Silins of Brandon has been awarded the Vermont Arbor Day award by the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program, which recognizes an individual who has made a significant difference in his or her community’s urban and community forest.

Check your trees for signs of Asian Longhorn Beetle

When working in their sugarbush this winter, maple producers are encouraged to be on the lookout for signs of the Asian longhorned beetle.

Little city to remove ash trees

The city of Vergennes hopes to land a grant that will help clear ash trees that are susceptible to being killed by an invasive species. 

The Outside Story: How trees prepare for Vermont winters

Of all life’s synergies, I appreciate most the one between my propensity for domestic procrastination and my love of moving through the outdoors — countless adventures are born of it.

Rain and extreme weather dim foliage

From a late spring frost to excessive rain this summer, Middlebury College Landscape Horticulturist Parsons said there’s several reasons why trees are looking duller this fall.

Towns need to plan for emerald ash borer now

We have learned from municipalities in the American Midwest that the more time a town or city has to plan for the removal or treatment of ash trees on municipally managed lands, the better they are able to manage the financial costs and impact of the beet … (read more)

‘A Celebration of Trees’ opens March 24

In collaboration with the Middlebury Tree Committee, “A Celebration of Trees” is the new exhibit on view beginning tomorrow, March 24, at Sparrow Art Supply in Middlebury, next to the waterfall and down the stairs.

Lincoln arborist leads women into trees

Bear LeVangie has made it her life’s work to study trees and be a proud steward of their health and longevity in her own Lincoln community and beyond.

Raising awareness about Emerald Ash Borers

Vermont, along with the rest of the country, will recognize National Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week, May 22-28.

Help wanted identifying Vermont’s biggest trees

When hiking in Vermont’s woods, have you ever been wowed by a larger-than-average tree?

Volunteers needed for tree planting

Lewis Creek Association is looking forward to planting trees on about 3.5 acres of land along Lewis Creek in Ferrisburgh.

Students invited to share their Tree-mendous stories

Grade K-8 students, including homeschoolers, are invited to share their appreciation for forests and trees by creating an original story and artwork for the Growing Works of Art contest.

Letter to the editor: Lamenting the loss of native foliage trees

I have a concern about our town. I know the construction mess in Middlebury is temporary but we have removed so many trees our town is losing its New England beauty. The maples in front of the old municipal building, the maples that lived between the libr … (read more)