Town committee cares about trees

Town committee cares about trees

By Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee Shelburne has a rich cultural landscape heritage that includes buildings, outdoor spaces, and trees in its village and community. Like many communities throughout Vermont and the country, Shelburne once had beautiful stately American elm trees along roadways and in its public spaces. While they succumbed to Dutch elm disease, more… Read More »

Art cards benefit Shelburne trees

Art cards benefit Shelburne trees

The Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee will have original block-printed greeting cards, handmade by Laura and Alexis Hall of Shelburne, for sale at the Saturday farmers market. All proceeds will benefit the Shelburne town tree fund to help pay for the maintenance and planting of town trees.

Town of Shelburne selected to receive tree inventory

The Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee is working with the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program to conduct an inventory of the public trees along Shelburne streets and town parks. The Program is a collaborative effort between UVM Extension and the VT Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation and has been awarded a grant from the… Read More »

Boy Scout Christmas tree sale proceeds go a long way

Boy Scout Christmas tree sale proceeds go a long way

By Jim Brangan Every year since 1976, the scouts of Shelburne Boy Scout Troop 602 have sold Christmas trees on the Shelburne Parade. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve, the boys face all types of weather while slinging evergreens off the truck, grading and pricing them, keeping the racks full, and happily selling trees to neighbors,… Read More »

Shelburne awarded grant for Parade Ground tree care

Shelburne awarded grant for Parade Ground tree care

The Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee reports that Shelburne has been awarded a $1,350 grant to care for six trees showing wear and tear on the parade ground green in the village. The Caring for Canopy grant from the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program will fund root invigoration for six ash and sycamore trees along… Read More »

Eagle Scout projects have a big impact

Eagle Scout projects have a big impact

by Mary Ann Lickteig Eagle Scout projects are dotted all over Shelburne, and thanks to Shelburne Boy Scout Troop 602, four new ones are nearing completion. • Nate Brangan rehabilitated and rebuilt a quarter mile of Clarke Trail in Shelburne Bay Park. • Nathaniel Mick designed and coordinated the construction of four benches for Bay… Read More »

Changes planned for Shelburne Veterans Monument landscaping

Changes planned for Shelburne Veterans Monument landscaping

The Veterans’ Monument on the Village Green is a quiet, strong presence in the midst of a busy spot. This is part of its appeal – the meditative space sits next to a bustling green, accompanied frequently by the farmers market, Boy Scouts selling Christmas trees, or children playing. Though the outdoor space was planted… Read More »

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