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They're back: Learn about Vt.'s growing loon population


ERIC HANSON, LOON biologist with Vermont Center for Ecostudies, places signs warning boaters about loon nests. Hanson will be doing a talk on loons at the Dead Creek WMA Headquarters in Addison on Aug. 20. Photo courtesy Colleen Bloom

ADDISON — Vermonters may have noticed more common loons while paddling Vermont lakes and ponds in recent years and wondered why their numbers have increased.

Go 'low' to extend and protect your garden


LOW GARDEN TUNNELS such as this one can not only get your gardens started early, but can also help you extend your season well into the fall and early winter. Photo courtesy UVM Extension

Low tunnels are the contemporary version of the “cold boxes,” made out of windows and wood frames, which older generation gardeners used to start plants early in the season.

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