Category Archives: Events

Science Workshop: Arsenic in Vermont’s Groundwater Resource and the Connection between Geology and Public Health

At next week’s Science Workshop, Dr. Peter Ryan of Middlebury College will be discussing the fascinating issue of natural Arsenic contamination in Vermont’s groundwater. “Arsenic is a naturally occurring trace element in the natural environment, and in some regions geological … Continue reading

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Regional events that you might be interested in…

Slow Living Summit – Brattleboro, VT, May 30th – June 2nd, 2012 … “Slow Living” implies  being mindful of impacts on the environment, on Earth, and on communities; and it incorporates resilience – our ability to “bounce back” from the … Continue reading

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Breadmaking and Co-op Launching – Sunfest 2012

Over this past weekend for Sunfest, the Eco-Reps lent a hand to the Bennington Sustainable Food Project, to bake bread for the opening of the brand-new co-op cart, or “coop.”  The BSFP has been working on starting a student-run co-op … Continue reading

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Flowers at the Farmer’s Market a Success

Hello! In celebration of Earth Day, a group of students, myself included, has a lovely time at the winter farmer’s market, planting sunflower seeds in pots with children.   We provided the seeds, pots, soil, water, and tags for painting with … Continue reading

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Water Dialogues for Thursday

Hello friends.  This is the daily Water Dialogues update.  You really shouldn’t miss these if you are in environmental studies or environmental science.   At noon in the CAPA symposium there is the term’s Environmental Studies Colloquium on the conservation of … Continue reading

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