Declan McCabe and Janel Roberge, both of St. Michael’s College, offer an insect and aquatic macroinvertebrate walk in City Center Park, Saturday, July 24, 9 a.m.

South Burlington’s community hike series continues with Roberta Nubile, Elizabeth Malone and Leigh Steele, three Vermont master naturalists, for A Walk in the Park: A People & Natural History of Red Rocks, Saturday, Aug. 7, 9 a.m.

South Burlington councilor Meaghan Emery is a walk-to-shop champion as she uses her new trolley from NetZero Vermont, which makes walking to the grocery and other area stores an easier proposition — all without a car.

To quote the French dramatist Jean Giradoux, “The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.” Flowering plants fill our summer fields and gardens, bring bright spots of color to our woods, and…

The Northwestern Vermont Board of Realtors will hold a home safety fair Saturday, July 31, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., New England Federal Credit Union, 141 Harvest Lane, Williston.

The South Burlington City Clerk’s office moved to 180 Market St., July 13. If at all possible, the city asks residents and others to wait until Friday to stop in, though all services will be available at the new location on Thursday, July 15 …

If your kale plants succumbed to cabbage worms, don’t fret. You can start a second planting in midsummer to enjoy a bountiful harvest in the fall.

Occasionally I get an email from a camp, school or local club asking if I can present an insect program. So, it was not unusual last week for me to be handing insect nets to excited Cub Scouts. I led them toward some ash trees and made sure e…

A family enjoys Veteran’s Memorial Park at the first SoBu Nite Out this summer. Tonight, Thursday, July 15, The Devon McGarry Band offers the musical entertainment at the weekly event, 5-8 p.m.

Chittenden County 4-H has a new 4-H educator, Margaret Coan. Coan, who will be based in the University of Vermont Extension office in South Burlington, is not new to the university, having most recently been employed in the college of educati…

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