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Center for Research on Vermont


Vermont Research News: Birds, earthworms, books and more....

The Vermont Bird Records Committee issued its Thirty-Sixth Annual Report. The number of bird species remained level at 388, constituting 22 orders and 61 families. The first documented subspecies Vermont recording of Audobon’s Yellow-rumped Warbler – spotted in Windsor -- was accepted. The Vermont State Bird Checklist is based ...

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Sen. Leahy 1974 Campaign focus of Sam Hand fall lecture

UVM Professor Phillip Baruth focused his talk on how  Sen. Patrick Leahy's 1974 election changed modern campaigns in Vermont. The talk was part of the annual Sam B. Hand lecture.

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Legislature as Laboratory

It’s mid-morning on March 30 at the Vermont Statehouse, and senior Rachel Peck and first-year student Emily von Weise are listening to experts provide testimony to the Vermont House Judiciary Committee on the pros and cons of marijuana legalization. They take notes and occasionally step outside into the Capitol hallway to talk ...

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Kathy Fox selected as 2016 Frank Bryan Vermont Scholar Summer Research Award Winner

The Center for Research on Vermont has selected Kathy Fox, professor of sociology at the University of Vermont, as the 2016 Frank M. Bryan Vermont Scholar, for her Vermont research project on offender reintegration.

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