Tag Archives: great

Letter
June 14, 2017

Thank you for a great celebration

Dear Editor,

Thank you to all who helped make the celebration of my birthday/retirement party the most special of special occasions. The Tweety Cake, the cupcakes, the wonderful gifts, cards, emails and calls from Georgia, Hawaii, New Jersey, Florida, Newport were mind boggling.

The surprise…

The great duckweed migration
Column
May 19, 2017

The great duckweed migration

By Declan McCabe

The word “migration” conjures images of vast wildebeest or pronghorn herds crossing plains in unison, or hummingbirds traversing the Gulf of Mexico. When charismatic birds leave our New England forests, migration is typically the explanation. But how can a group of plants…

Beer and snow makes for a great day at Okemo

Beer and snow makes for a great day at Okemo

Saturday, April 1, 11 a.m.—LUDLOW—It’s no April Fools’ joke—Okemo Mountain Resort has scheduled an on-the-snow beer festival April 1. Based on the overwhelming success of its three-day summer beer festival called Hops in the Hills, Okemo introduced a one-day winter beer celebration called Hops on…

VINS celebrates the Great Backyard Bird Count
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
February 15, 2017

VINS celebrates the Great Backyard Bird Count

Feb. 18-20—QUECHEE—Join the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) for the Great Backyard Bird Count at the Nature Center campus Saturday, Feb. 18 through Monday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Become a citizen scientist for a day, and help VINS count the wild birds…