Tales from the field

Spending summertime outside is a great way to reduce stress, be active, and get a dose of vitamin D. However, as enjoyable as the …
May and June are upon us, and for many, that means graduation, whether it be from high school, college or even pre-school (always adorable!). …
Welcome to April, a time when the world wakes up from winter and everything starts to bloom again. You’ve probably noticed the trees in …
Last year I committed to the 52 Hike Challenge. The goal: Accomplish at least 52 miles on trails outdoors during a single year. During …

In Search of Hearts

February 26, 2024

Each Valentine’s Day, hearts adorn every surface in my hometown of Montpelier,Vermont. A mysterious someone works in the night to plaster the town’s windows,walls, …
In Japanese, it is called shinrin-yoku. In English, it is called forest bathing. Forest bathing is a health-promoting practice that allows you to slow …
Winning entries from the 2023 Growing Works of Art contest sponsored by the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program. This initiative encourages K-8 students …
Spending summertime outside is a great way to reduce stress, be active and get a dose of vitamin D. Finding some shade can be …
With warmer weather, most people think about planting treesduring Earth Day and Arbor Day each year. However, it is important to bemindful of the …
There’s a difference between solitude and loneliness said Dame Maggie Smith. It’s true.  You can be perfectly content and connected while in solitude yet …