World Wetland Day Celebrated: The ONLY site in VT?
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World Wetland Day Celebrated: The ONLY site in VT?

World Wetland Day is sponsored by the organization called Ramsar.  Ramsar Sites are wetlands identified and designated because they are considered Wetlands of International Importance.  These wetlands contain representative, rare or unique wetland types, and they are important for conserving biological diversity.  Only 38 Ramsar sites are in the U.S. of the 2,200 Ramsar sites … Continue reading

World Wetland Day Celebrated at the VT State House
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World Wetland Day Celebrated at the VT State House

World Wetland Day is celebrated on February 2nd every year.  It is sponsored by the organization called Ramsar.  Ramsar Sites are wetlands identified and designated because they are considered Wetlands of International Importance.  These wetlands contain representative, rare or unique wetland types, and they are important for conserving biological diversity.  Only 38 Ramsar sites are … Continue reading

Cornwall Clayplain Forest Walk
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Cornwall Clayplain Forest Walk

Sunday, October 15th, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, join conservation ecologist Marc Lapin for a guided walk through one of Cornwall’s finest examples of a Valley Clayplain Forest natural community. This hemlock-hardwood forest abuts a rich wetland complex, all part of the Beaver Brook watershed, a major tributary of the Lemon Fair River. Learn about the site’s plants … Continue reading

Dead Creek Wetland Complex Is Full of Life in the Fall
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Dead Creek Wetland Complex Is Full of Life in the Fall

Geese are the harbinger of fall—V-shaped formations of small or large flocks, and the unmistakable honking that has everyone looking up. The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder. Mountain hollows have already experienced the first touch of frost. Leaves are finalizing their life cycle by withdrawing the chlorophyll and leaving behind the … Continue reading