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 »

Graham returns to dog park committee

To the Editor: At the Sept. 4 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard, I had the honor of being appointed to the Shelburne Village Dog Park Committee. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the board for the appointment, and also salute the Dog Park Committee for all their hard work, commitment, and enthusiasm… Read More »

Triage for the trees: Removing trees for construction

Triage for the trees: Removing trees for construction

By MADELINE HUGHES At the end of July, state officials confirmed that the emerald ash borer, an invasive species from Asia, was found in Bennington County, the fourth Vermont county where the tree-killing insect has been found since February. “Once infested, ash trees rapidly decline and are killed in 3-5 years,” according to the Vermont… 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 »

Pierson Library makes way for construction

This week, about two dozen volunteers at Pierson Library are putting books into boxes, loading them onto carts, and stacking them into a moving truck for a half-mile ride before unloading them again across Harbor Road at the Shelburne Field House. The Pierson Library move is finally underway. The village center project has been talked… Read More »

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