CALS in the News-January 2024

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The Vermont Agrivoltaic Project was highlighted in this article from Clean Technica about growing saffron in the shade of solar panels. UVM saffron expert Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani, along with researchers Bruce L. Parker and Margaret Skinner are mentioned in the article.

UVM will study the sustainability of Vermont’s maple industry, and its impact on the climate. The research will include experts in economics, forestry, natural resource management and community development, as well as maple syrup producers. Mark Isselhardt was interviewed by Vermont Public for the article. Continue reading “CALS in the News-January 2024”

Urban and Community Forestry Program Plants Pride Tree

On June 1, 2023, the LGBTQIA2S+ Allies of Windsor in partnership with the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program and the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, dedicated a flowering cherry tree planted at the Old Constitution House State Historic Site as a LGBTQ+ Pride Tree. The project celebrated eight months of planning among the partners and aligns with the State of Vermont’s commitment to building on local, state, and national efforts to advance equity and social justice for all people. Continue reading “Urban and Community Forestry Program Plants Pride Tree”