Ecologist Amy Seidl’s new book, Early Spring: An Ecologist and Her Children Wake to a Warming World tackles climate change on a local level. Also, Burlington Free Press reporter Candy Page talks about efforts to convert food waste into energy.
The biggest deployment of the Vermont National Guard since World War II will mean challenges for employers and the workplaces the soldiers leave behind. We discuss the rights, responsibilities and concerns on both sides. Plus, Candy Page on the coming of Spring and a post script to our program on community planning.
Abenaki scholar Fred Wiseman discusses the role Native Americans played in Lake Champlain’s discovery. Also, Burlington Free Press reporter Candy Page on hydro power, and we travel to Westminster for a town postcard.
When the Legislature convened in January, we talked
with leaders from all three of Vermont’s major parties about
their hopes and expectations for the 2008 session. Now, with the session at an
end, we check back in to see how it all worked out. Also, Candace Page talks
about citizen science, and we hear the
first in our series My Vermont — essays by our listeners on life in the Green Mountain State.