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 »

Identify trees like an expert at Feb. 7 workshop

The Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee will host a refresher workshop in tree identification on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at the town offices. Meredith Whitney, Forest Pest Education Coordinator with the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program, will lead the workshop designed for anyone who wants to know more about how to identify trees… 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 »

Storm slams Shelburne

Storm slams Shelburne

  For more coverage of the storm click here. Last Friday’s intense storm caused havoc for evening commuters as rain, hail and high winds ripped through Shelburne, causing zero-visibility driving conditions. The National Weather Service in Burlington reported high winds in Shelburne between 50 and 60 mph. As the sun shined Saturday morning, chainsaws were… Read More »

Friday storm slams Shelburne

Friday storm slams Shelburne

  By MADELINE HUGHES Friday’s intense storm caused havoc for evening commuters as rain, hail and high winds ripped through Shelburne causing zero-visibility driving conditions. Emergency responders were called into action to handle trees blocking roads and downed power lines in multiple locations overnight into Saturday. Conditions deteriorated just before 7 p.m. Friday. Police closed… Read More »

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