Kart is a prime mover behind his town’s effort to save its highly prized
flood plain forests from an onslaught of Japanese knotweed, barberry and garlic
mustard. Rose Paul is co-chair of the Vermont Invasive Exotic Plant Committee.
They spoke with VPR’s Jane Lindholm about why
and how Vermonters from all walks of life are pulling up hundreds of pounds of
State and local police across Vermont
have launched a campaign to increase the number of people who wear seat belts; St.
Johnsbury’s school board wants to hire a private investigator to make sure
children in its schools actually live in town; more…
August is typically one of the rainiest months in Vermont. But not this year; the chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee says he doesn’t plan any confirmation hearings on a new attorney general until he gets more answers from the Bush administration; a Middlebury College biology professor says three years of research have concluded the best way to control an invasive plant in Vermont ponds and lakes is an insect.