Vermont Tree Wardens Head Back to School

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A new self-paced course for tree wardens and community decision-makers provides information relating to the updated state tree warden statutes as well as offers opportunities for tree wardens to connect and learn from each other.

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Teaching Teens to Eat Smart, Move More

The UVM Extension Expanded Foods and Nutrition Education Program and the Stafford Technical Center in Rutland, Vermont, teamed up to provide nutrition education to high school students through a self-paced, six-part course that featured lessons on planning, shopping, and budgeting for healthy meals along with cooking techniques and physical activity.

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Supporting Indigenous People in Their Efforts to Conserve Black Ash

The black ash, an integral part of Vermont's environmental habitat, has deep cultural significance for the Abenaki and other indigenous people who use splints from these trees for basket making.

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