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Federal grant conserves big forest land tract in Vermont

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RICHMOND, Vt. — A vast tract of Northern Vermont forest land that is home to bear, bobcats and moose and crisscrossed by snowmobile trails is going to be protected from development while remaining open to the public.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 19, 2009 at 07:20 AM

At Statehouse, even the thumbs go green

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Signs of the times: a cash-strapped state government cutting the budget for flowers outside its Capitol, and frugal Vermonters stepping up to plant vegetables instead.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 18, 2009 at 07:50 AM

At Statehouse, time for green thumbs

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Signs of the times: a cash-strapped state government cutting the budget for flowers outside its Capitol – and frugal Vermonters stepping up to plant vegetables instead.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 15, 2009 at 07:50 AM

Madeleine M. Kunin: Creating an Environmental Miracle in China

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“When I came to Vermont I could see the Milky Way, so many stars, it was so beautiful. I haven’t seen stars since I was...

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 13, 2009 at 09:21 AM

Antifreeze bill intended to save lives

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The Legislature has passed a measure that will save countless animal lives and prevent childhood emergencies by requiring antifreeze to have a bittering additive.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 12, 2009 at 06:21 AM

Vt. Senate passes bill calling for water disinfection study

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The Vermont Senate on Tuesday voted for legislation that outlines an engineering study of disinfection alternatives that could be used by state water districts.

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on May 07, 2009 at 07:21 AM

Vt. sees probable case of swine flu

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BURLINGTON, Vt. — Vermont has a probable case of swine flu. The state Health Department says an Orleans County adult may have been exposed while traveling out of state to an area that has confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus. The person, whose identity and hometown weren't released, didn't travel internationally.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 07, 2009 at 07:21 AM

Raw milk bill moves through Legislature

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BENNINGTON, Vt. — Vermont farmers may soon be allowed to sell more raw milk.

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on May 07, 2009 at 07:21 AM

State sees first probable flu case

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Vermont's first probable case of influenza A (H1N1) — or swine flu — came as no surprise to health professionals Wednesday and almost certainly will not be the last local case, Vermont's Health Commissioner Wendy Davis said.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 07, 2009 at 07:21 AM
True Zero Net Energy Vermon...

True Zero Net Energy Vermont House

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This is the first LEED Platinum home in Vermont, although perhaps more importantly, it's a documented and legitimate zero net energy home. From January 2008 to January 2009, the 2,800...

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 05, 2009 at 07:51 AM