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Insects of Vermont

07/23/09 12:00PM By Jane Lindholm
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Photo: Bryan Pfeiffer
We're not the only ones who revel in Vermont’s summers:  Our woods and fields are teeming with insects.  Insects are the most plentiful members of the animal world and bees, butterflies, beetles, moths, dragonflies and other species play a critical role in our ecosystem. Entomologist Bryan Pfeiffer discusses the life and times of Vermont's insects.

If you have pictures of insects you want to share, email us at vermontedition@vpr.net

Click here to see the Insect Photo Gallery

And we continue our series featuring music from "Thrufters & Througstones" with examples of Franco-American and Abenaki music. The CD is a collaboration between Big Heavy World's Vermont Music Library, the Vermont Folklife Center and features regional music from the past 400 years.


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