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  • The Leonids Meteor Shower: A Pre-Turkey Feast for the Eyes

    Danielle on EcoBlog
    Written by Emily Brodsky The alarm went off at 3 AM.  I lay on the cabin floor, my breath visible in the cold night air.  The fire, which had been blazing at bedtime, by now had dampened to a few glowing embers.  Imagining the dazzling show that awaited me outside, I resisted the temptation to [...]
    Posted November 16, 2011.
  • The Sensual Slug

    The Sensual Slug
    Danielle on EcoBlog
    by Danielle Owczarski During the first cold days of fall in Burlington, I had a chance encounter with a handsome slug on my way to catch the bus. As I hurried past, it glided effortlessly across the moistened slate walkway, its black leopard-print pattern catching my eye. The image of the mysterious figure drifted through my [...]
    Posted October 18, 2011.
  • Natural Destinations: Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge

    Natural Destinations: Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge
    Danielle on EcoBlog
    By Danielle Owczarski Far from Burlington, hidden in the low basin of the Nulhegan River in the Northeast Kingdom, awaits a little known National Fish and Wildlife Refuge. The 26,000 acres of refugium established in 1999 encompasses three headwater tributaries to the Nulhegan River, itself a tributary to the 7.2 million acre Connecticut River…[Read more]
    Posted October 08, 2011.