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An interdisciplinary network of scholars and community members focusing on the study of Vermont.

Center for Research on Vermont

04-13-2017

Vermont Research News: Vermont Parks, Working Women, Child Care and more…

Four trail networks alone account for $29.6 million in economic activity and 325 jobs according to a report by the Vermont Trails & Greenways Council. The grand total includes trail tickets and rentals, as well as other likely purchases made by trail-dwellers, like craft beer at a brewery or a lunch at a local restaurant.

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03-01-2016

Center hosts Dinner May 10

This year the Center is hosting our 42nd annual meeting. The program includes a research talk by sociologist Kathy Fox titled: Prisoner Integration: Involving the Community -- A Vermont Story. Award winners include this years Lifetime Achievement winner -- Kristin Peterson-Ishaq and the Andrew E. Nuquist and George B. Bryan ...

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05-19-2015

"Destroying Vermont to Save It:"

In "Destroying Vermont to save it," Paul Searls tells the story of his most recent research enterprise, an examination of Vermont over time. “When tourism gets huge, Vermont’s backwardness goes from being the worst thing about Vermont to being the best thing about Vermont. How can you capitalize on the best things about modern ...

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02-25-2014

Invitation to Climate Conversation

Climate change is here. As global temperatures rise, forecasts suggest that in coming decades the Lake Champlain Basin will feel a lot like Virginia or North Carolina, but with more precipitation. The list of potential impacts is long, including increased flooding and degraded water quality.

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