Around the world, over 13,000 plant species have embedded themselves in new environments – some of them integrating harmoniously with the native plants, while others spread aggressively disrupting the ecosystem. Understanding why some plants become invasive, while others do not is critical to preserving the world’s biodiversity.
In the spring of 2017, early in his tenure as director of UVM Extension, Chuck Ross got a long voicemail message from a farmer and culinary tourism advocate in Pontiac, Quebec named David Gillespie.
As brand managers, digital marketers, reporters, community organizers, designers and Peace Corps volunteers, graduates of the Department of Community Development and Applied Economics (CDAE) are using their careers to make a positive impact in local and global communities.
- Meet the Vermont Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Program
- Q&A: Uncertainty Abounds with Farm Bill Expiration
- Kerry Duggan '00 named as one of Crain's Detroit 40 Under 40
- $12.3 Million NIH Grant Establishes Translational Global Infectious Disease Research Center at UVM
- Adoption of Green Stormwater Infrastructure Rises After Floods
- Rachel Johnson elected as Fellow of Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences
- Global Warming: More Insects, Hungrier For Crops
- $450,000 Manton Foundation Grant Helps Pave New Future for the Historic UVM Morgan Horse Farm
- Extension Helps New Faculty Get Rolling With Tour of State's Working Landscape
- Conserving the University of Vermont Natural Areas and Research Forests
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