Ensuring Equitable and Continued Investment in Northern Border Communities

A graphical map showing the Northeast U.S. states and New York, with colored representations for resilience areas.
Northern Border Regional Commission Total Resilience Index

A report based on a collaborative study about community resilience in the Northern Border region of the United States has been published. It is entitled, A Resilience Indicators Approach to Ensuring Equitable, Objective, and Continued Investment in Northern Border Communities. Continue reading “Ensuring Equitable and Continued Investment in Northern Border Communities”

Sept. 2022 CALS New Hires

Carolyn Claxton, Office/Program Support Generalist

Carolyn Claxton is standing in front of some green trees.Carolyn Claxton joined the Community Development and Applied Economics Department (CDAE) as their office/program support generalist in July. In this role, she supports all members of the CDAE community. Prior to joining UVM, Claxton was employed by Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for nearly 12 years, where she served as the coordinator for student affairs. Continue reading “Sept. 2022 CALS New Hires”

June 2022 CALS in the News

Megaphone shouting news about agriculture.

CALS and Extension faculty, staff and students are making headlines for their commentaries, research findings, as subject matter experts, and for outreach collaborations. Below is a collection of recent stories.

WCAX reported on a new public service announcement reminding drivers to be careful of horses on the roads, and cites research from the UVM Center for Rural Studies on the economic contributions of the equine industry in Vermont. Continue reading “June 2022 CALS in the News”

Agritourism Team Awarded for Excellence in Tourism Programming

Hundreds of pumpkins lined up for sale on a farm.

Lisa Chase and members of the Agritourism Multi-State Project Team received the 2021 Excellence in Tourism Programming Award from the National Extension Tourism Network. This award recognizes outstanding tourism program development, impacts, or accomplishments relative to innovative, creative, or scholarly activities. Continue reading “Agritourism Team Awarded for Excellence in Tourism Programming”