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UVM http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1429/all en Middlebury College skiers take fourth at UVM carnival http://addisonindependent.com/201501middlebury-college-skiers-take-fourth-uvm-carnival <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> STOWE &mdash; The Middlebury College ski team placed fourth at the University of Vermont Winter Carnival, the season&rsquo;s second carnival. The Panthers finished with 661 points, while UVM (940), Dartmouth (885) and New Hampshire (782) led the field. Alpine races were held at the Stowe Mountain Resort, while the Nordic events took place at Trapp Family Lodge. Middlebury returns to action this weekend at the St. Michael&rsquo;s Carnival.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28226">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201501middlebury-college-skiers-take-fourth-uvm-carnival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports nordic Panthers UVM Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:30:32 +0000 Addison Independent 28226 at http://addisonindependent.com UVM program trains next generation of farmers http://addisonindependent.com/201408uvm-program-trains-next-generation-farmers <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24892" style="width: 73px;"><a href="/201408uvm-program-trains-next-generation-farmers"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Ethan.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Ethan.jpg" title="Ethan.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="73" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ETHAN GEVRY STANDS by his tractor at his family’s farm in Addison. Gevry recently wrapped up a year’s study in a UVM program for young people interested in pursuing agriculture as a career. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; It&rsquo;s no secret that Vermont&rsquo;s farmers are aging, but a program run by the University of Vermont Extension aims to inject new blood into the state&rsquo;s backbone industry.</span></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24893">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201408uvm-program-trains-next-generation-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County agriculture Featured Gevry Swanson UVM Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:49:42 +0000 Zach Despart 24893 at http://addisonindependent.com UVM names Vermont's top dairy farm http://addisonindependent.com/201308uvm-names-vermonts-top-dairy-farm <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18471" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201308uvm-names-vermonts-top-dairy-farm"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Dairy Farm of the Year.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Dairy Farm of the Year.jpg" title="Dairy Farm of the Year.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE GERVAIS FAMILY gathers at their Bakersfield farm, which was named the 2013 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> BAKERSFIELD &mdash; Robert and Gisele Gervais, who farm with several of their children in Bakersfield, are the recipients of the 2013 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year award.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18472">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201308uvm-names-vermonts-top-dairy-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont farming UVM Vermont Mon, 19 Aug 2013 15:00:25 +0000 xian 18472 at http://addisonindependent.com Farms get incentives to protect bobolinks http://addisonindependent.com/201305farms-get-incentives-protect-bobolinks <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Xian Chiang-Waren </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; Spring has finally arrived, and across the region wildlife species are returning to their seasonal habitats, including flocks of migratory birds. But while there may seem to be an abundance of chirping birds returning to the area, the populations of Vermont&rsquo;s seven grassland songbird species have, in fact, plummeted in recent years.</p> <p> This year, an innovative project at the University of Vermont aims to restore habitat for one of those specie: bobolinks.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/16747">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201305farms-get-incentives-protect-bobolinks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County ag Featured UVM Thu, 02 May 2013 19:59:52 +0000 xian 16747 at http://addisonindependent.com Guest editorial: How the Legislature can restore balance to UVM board http://addisonindependent.com/201303guest-editorial-how-legislature-can-restore-balance-uvm-board <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Emerson Lynn </div> </div> </div> <p> Legislation has been proposed that forbids lawmakers from serving as trustees for the Vermont State Colleges, the University of Vermont and for the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. The bill&rsquo;s purpose is to prevent the conflict of interest that arises when legislators serving as trustees have the responsibility of representing both the taxpayers and the schools. The belief is that the legislators should not be put in the position of serving two masters.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/15829">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201303guest-editorial-how-legislature-can-restore-balance-uvm-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial Guest editorial UVM Vermont legislature Mon, 11 Mar 2013 14:30:08 +0000 xian 15829 at http://addisonindependent.com Students learn real-world skills by building projects http://addisonindependent.com/201205students-learn-real-world-skills-building-projects <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-11719" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201205students-learn-real-world-skills-building-projects"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/buttonbaycrew4862.thumbnail.jpg" alt="buttonbaycrew4862.jpg" title="buttonbaycrew4862.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> DILLON IRVING, LEFT, Wiley Conte, David Raphael and Rob Liu stand above the deck and kayak rack they helped build at Button Bay State Park as part of Raphael’s landscape architecture class at UVM. Raphael’s students also completed outdoor projects at Vergennes Union Elementary School. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH/VERGENNES &mdash; &ldquo;Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime,&rdquo; the old Chinese proverb eloquently says.</p> <p> University of Vermont professor David Raphael may not teach his students how to fish. But the Panton resident and owner of LandWorks &mdash; the Middlebury outdoor design firm &mdash; is equipping UVM students in his &ldquo;Sustainable Landscape Architecture and Construction&rdquo; class with skills for life.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11720">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201205students-learn-real-world-skills-building-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Vergennes education Featured state parks UVM Mon, 07 May 2012 14:54:55 +0000 Andrew Stein 11720 at http://addisonindependent.com