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Community building

Wildlife Road Crossings (Webinar): Dive into the science and planning of wildlife road crossings. We'll look at the field science of road ecology and what we've learned from years of camera trapping along roads and inside/under bridges and culverts. Then we'll study the computer models in Vermont Conservation Design to understand these concepts in a landscape context. Lastly, we'll explore how VT towns are improving and planning for wildlife movement across local roads. Presenters: Jens Hilke and Andy Wood. 3 - 4 p.m. Presenters: Offered by VT Fish & Wildlife Dept. Free. Webinar. Information: Register:

Jamaica - Local Concerns Meeting: Bridge Project (via Zoom): The intent of this meeting is to gather input from stakeholders, including Town Officials, local residents and businesses, emergency services and other interested parties about Jamaica BO 1442(42) – Town Highway 19, Bridge 32 over the West River. We'll discuss the existing conditions of the bridge, site constraints, and options that should be considered in the scoping report. Representatives from both the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) and the Town of Jamaica will be available at the meeting to gather concerns about the project. 7 p.m. Zoom. Information:

Community meals

BRATTLEBORO Everyone Eats! Pick up Ready-Made Meals: This food relief pilot program leverages federal relief funds to engage local restaurants in making to-go meals for anyone in Brattleboro, Guilford, Vernon, Dummerston, Putney whose food security is challenged by the COVID-19 crisis due to un/under-employment, homelessness, other financial challenges. Eight Brattleboro restaurants: A Vermont Table, Dosa Kitchen, Duo, Hazel, Indian Masala, MamaSezz, Porch Too, The Works, and Yalla are providing 150 meals per day. 4 - 6 p.m. Mon.-Thur. Please do not arrive early. Individuals/households can pick up meals in the parking lot. First-come, first-served. You will receive one individually packaged cold ready-to-eat or heat & serve dinner for each person you request a meal for while supplies last. Organizations can pick up pre-ordered meals at Mama Sezz in West Brattleboro. Through Thursday, December 31. Free. (Base cost of each meal is $10 but any donation will be appreciated). C. F. Church Building, 80 Flat St. Information:, (questions).



December 2020