Deans says there’s been a political assault on the country’s environment, most
dramatically seen in the last couple of years. Deans writes about his concerns in a new book
called "Reckless: The Political Assault on the American Environment."
The great outdoors is alive with cicadas, grasshoppers and crickets. And mosquitoes are doing what they do best. It’s our annual bug show, and we’ll get the latest on
what’s happening in the world of entomology.
Non-native, invasive plants are one of the biggest threats to the health
of our forests. We’ll talk about these plants, from wild parsnip to
Japanese knotweed to garlic mustard, and what’s being done to combat
Think back to the number of cell phones you’ve gone through over the
last 10 years or so. That’s just a tiny fraction of the electronic waste
Vermonters throw out each year. The state has just concluded its first
year of an electronics recycling program, and diverted 4.8 million
pounds of electronic waste from landfills into a recycling program.