Tag Archives: Leaves

Op - Ed
April 12, 2017

Trump leaves climate action to us

By Duane Peterson

The American government has officially reversed course on protecting us from climate change. National security is the central priority we expect from the federal government, so this is truly alarming, for our nation and our planet. But despair is not an option….

Local News
January 4, 2017

Vermont: who leaves, who stays

By Julia Purdy

There is bad news about population loss in six U.S. states, according to governing.com, which lists Illinois, West Virginia, Connecticut, Mississippi, Maine and Vermont as the states with the most concerning demographics, (“The States with Declining Populations,” Jan. 19, 2016). The article…

Fall foliage brilliant on area peaks
September 25, 2014

Fall foliage brilliant on area peaks

What affects leaf color?

New England, and Vermont in particular, is known for its vibrant displays of fall foliage colors. While, in one sense, it seems odd that we get such joy from the annual death of leaves off deciduous trees, in another, it show…