With tag: sugaring
Maple Sugaring History and Traditions
By Jane Lindholm
Technology has changed the way Vermonters make maple syrup, especially in the last 50 years. We look back to the historic roots of sugaring and remember a few old traditions. Also, one Vermont coach gets ready for the Paralympics, which begin this weekend in Vancouver.
Report says northeast temperatures rising
By John Dillon
House report on climate change says two of Vermont's iconic industries are in trouble: winter sports and
maple sugaring. As
winters get warmer, the New
England forest will change.
And if greenhouse gas emissions stay high, the study warns that the prime area
for maple production will shift north into Canada.
PETA boycotts Canadian syrup, over seal harvests
People for the
Ethical Treatment of Animals is taking its campaign against Canadian seal
harvesting to America, urging consumers to boycott Canadian-made maple
Morning Newscast: April 15, 2008
By Mitch Wertlieb
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
A repeat drunk
driver who killed a teenager in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 89 last year is
going to prison; one year ago, a
ferocious wind storm blew through Rutland, felling about 2,000 trees with
winds of more than 60 miles per hour; Vermont's maple sugarmakers say they're having a good year;
College officials are planning a new student center and academic building...