Siri Harrison

A Beech leaf infected with beech leaf disease.

Region’s beech trees vulnerable to invasive roundworm

State foresters see evidence of beech leaf disease in multiple Windham County towns

Residents of Guilford have discovered the aftermath an invasive species of roundworm that devastates beech trees, the latest indication that the leaf gall nematode has reached southeastern Vermont and inflicting beech leaf disease (BLD) in its wake.

The presence of Litylenchus crenatae mccannii was first confirmed in Vernon last October by staff at the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation, and then in Dummerston, after locals submitted pictures of ravaged beech leaves to the agency's website.

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‘All of our liberations are connected’

Out in the Open leaders organize a Liberation March for Palestinians in Gaza — a cause they see as intertwined with the LGBTQ+ community’s own journey

BRATTLEBORO-On a wet and gray June 9, amid a range of Pride Month celebrations and activities throughout the region, a diverse array of people of all ages congregated in the High-Grove parking lot to prepare for a Liberation March in support of the people of Palestine. The march was...

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