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The Outside Story: trees and ice
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January 7, 2015

The Outside Story: trees and ice

By Joe Rankin Ice storm. If you live in northern New England, those words can send a chill up your spine. They portend demolition derbies on the roads, power outages…

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December 24, 2014

The Outside Story

A Christmas Tree farmer’s year in review By Patrick White Walking through a large chain store this past October – at least a week before Halloween – I stumbled upon…

The Outside Story
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December 3, 2014

The Outside Story

Why don’t toads croak in winter? By Tiffany Soukup I manage a lodge in the Groton Forest on behalf of Vermont State Parks. One warm fall day, while standing outside…

The Outside Story: Old Trees
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November 5, 2014

The Outside Story: Old Trees

By Joe Rankin There’s something in us that can’t help but be impressed by an old tree. Perhaps we’re simply in awe of something that has outlived generations of humans…

The Outside Story
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October 30, 2014

The Outside Story

“What (f)lies beneath”—avian blood-suckers By Meghan Oliver When you find a bird feather in the woods and stoop to pick it up, does your mom’s voice echo in your brain?…