Monthly Archives: June 2011

June Newsletter is Now Available!

The June edition of Vermont Local Roads news is now available to download on our website. Highlights from the current issue of the quarterly include: A message our Director as she takes on a new part-time role at the center … Continue reading

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Incoming Director Featured in Local Newspaper

Incoming Vermont Local Roads Program Director David Antone is featured in the latest issue of the Milton Independent. Check out the story here. Dave will take his post as the third Program Director in the 29-year history of Vermont Local Roads at the … Continue reading

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Vermont Local Roads Launches New Website

Vermont Local Roads is proud to announce the launch of its new website! The web address still remains the same http://www.vermontlocalroads.org/ but we have provided many new features to the site and reorganized some of the materials that we offer. Everything … Continue reading

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Wild Chervil- Invasive Pest

Another invasive plant specie to be on the look out for and aware of this summer is wild chervil. It is easily spread and characterized by its white delicate flowers and fern-like leaves. It can destroy hayfields, as it acts … Continue reading

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Watch Out for Poison Parsnip

Written by Tim Parsons                                                                                                                     Landscape Horticulturist Middlebury College                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Certified Horticulturist and Arborist Poison parsnip, Pastinaca sativa, is actually Parsnip, the root vegetable. As a vegetable, it was popular in colonial times, as it matures under a very short season, and tastes … Continue reading

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Below Flood Stage…..Finally

Lake Champlain has dropped below its 100 foot flood stage for the first time since ealy April, according to the USGS water-level gauge at the Burlington Waterfront. The lake level went below the mark Sunday, and currently stands at 99.78 … Continue reading

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Vermont Wins Federal Disaster Declaration for Seven Counties

The counties of Addison, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille and Orleans received Federal disaster designation earlier this week from the widespread Spring flooding the Burlington Free Press Reports. Washington, Caledonia and Windham counties still have applications pending. The Free Press writes “The declaration … Continue reading

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