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State Day Celebrates Outstanding 4-H Talent

Barre--On May 16, 4-H club members from all corners of the state gathered at the Barre Civic Center in Barre for the annual 4-H State Day, one of the biggest University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H events of the year. More than 200 youths participated, sharing the 4-H story through song, dance, talks, demonstrations, action ...

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Shrinking Your Lawn

If you have a lawn, have you ever considered shrinking it?  You can still have a lawn for recreation and beauty, perhaps just less of it.  Less grass to mow means less time on, or behind, a mower; less fossil fuels consumed; less fertilizer and watering to keep lawns at their peak; and, with proper alternatives, a landscape more ...

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Free Training Offered For Forest Pest First Detectors

Montpelier--Vermont's Forest Pest First Detector Program will provide free training on June 13 in Montpelier for volunteers interested in scouting for three invasive insects--the Asian longhorned beetle, emerald ash borer and hemlock woolly adelgid--in their communities.

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Military Families Invited To Special Field Day Event

Colchester--Speak Out for Military Kids (SOMK) will host a free field day event for military families on June 14 at Camp Johnson in Colchester.

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