Editor's Blog

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    Green Up

    by Virginia Barlow | April 25th 2008
    It might seem odd that a person would really and truly enjoy Green-up day. Around here, it’s on the first Saturday in May that people… Read More »

  • Catherine Tudish

    by Stephen Long | April 18th 2008
    It’s always a treat when one of your alumni makes good. That’s how I felt when I just read a glowing review of Catherine Tudish’s… Read More »

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    Town Forests

    by Anne Margolis | April 7th 2008
    A few Saturdays ago, I attended the third annual Vermont Town Forest Project summit. It was held in Hinesburg, Vermont, a town that lies about… Read More »

  • Forestry Awareness Day

    by Stephen Long | March 21st 2008
    When observers of goings-on at the State House in Albany, New York, recall the events of March 10, 2008, chances are they will remember it… Read More »

  • Installing a Wood Boiler

    by Chuck Wooster | March 14th 2008
    As we worked on editing the Outdoor Wood Boiler article in the current issue of the magazine, I began to think seriously about installing such… Read More »

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    The Place You Call Home

    by Stephen Long | March 7th 2008
    When you buy a car, you receive an owner’s manual. When you buy an appliance like a refrigerator, you get an owner’s manual. It makes… Read More »

  • Terrific Novel of Backwoods Vermont

    by Stephen Long | January 25th 2008
    Last Sunday afternoon, I picked up Castle Freeman’s Go With Me, and started reading it around 4:00. I finished sometime after 9:00, stopping only to… Read More »

  • Outdoor Wood Boilers

    by Chuck Wooster | January 18th 2008
    We’ve been developing an article for the upcoming issue about outdoor wood boilers, and the topic has been driving us a bit crazy. On the… Read More »

  • Forester, Logger, Landowner

    by Stephen Long | January 11th 2008
    It happened again the other day. I was reading a newspaper article, and the writer used the word “forester” to describe a person who owns… Read More »

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    Let It Snow

    by Stephen Long | December 21st 2007
    Winter will officially begin on Saturday, but it is already kicking in around here, making those of us of a certain age reminisce about the… Read More »

  • Welcome to Our New Website

    by Stephen Long | December 11th 2007
    I’m a print guy, but I haven’t always been a print guy. My first involvement with media was nearly 30 years ago, when I learned… Read More »