The halls at Shelburne Community School are generally quiet this time of year unless you know when to stop by. For about 20 or so families in the community, every other Thursday is an important time to visit.
Out in the field, Allan Strong identifies birds by sight and by song as they call into the morning mist and zip by against the fog-soaked mountains.
“American crow… and there’s a barn swallow.” He scratches both names into an orange notebook.
The red-roofed barns and buildings of Charlotte’s Nordic Farms stand out against the green landscape overlooking Lake Champlain while they belie the level of innovation happening inside lately.
Birds flutter across fields conspicuously missing cows.
- Benny the outdoor cat wore out his welcome
- Artisans give new life to Shelburne Farms cottonwoods
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- Waste Warriors: Taking the mystery out of trash in a crowd
- Recycleballs: Repurposing tennis trash through innovation
- Craigslist ad best lead in theft of tools from construction site
- Welch touts House-passed Dreamer bill
- Invasive emerald ash borer discovered in Bristol
- Declare Victory and Get Out
- Birding for Social Change
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