February 27, 2014
This February, hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) was detected in Springfield by a volunteer, for the first time in Windsor County, just over the county line from a previous find in Rockingham. News headlines over the past couple of...
March 4, 2014
A jolt for the science behind harvesting maple sap: Scientists find way to harvest without taps or buckets or, even, what you’d call trees
UNDERHILL, Vt. — Scientists at a research lab deep in the maple woods of northern Vermont have made a discovery that could revolutionize New England’s most tradition-steeped form of agriculture. But their work may also threaten a...