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2013-11-10 23:00:26

Warns Higher Education Consortium of “The Specter of Failure”; Calls for Redesign of Environmental Education Pleasantville, NY (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 In a speech marked by pointed criticism of American environmentalism, James Gustave “Gus” Speth told regional colleges this weekend, “It’s time for a new environmentalism” and for “going back to the ideas of the 1960s and early 1970s, rediscovering their more radical roots, and stepping outside the system in order to...

2013-11-06 23:27:04

Rimol’s Northpoint Greenhouse Series made its way to the Vermont private school with an eye on sustainability and education. Dorset, VT (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Vermont's Long Trail School is the latest beneficiary from Rimol Greenhouse Systems' national run in production. The private school’s 26’x48’ Northpoint Greenhouse was recently erected and finished in early-September. The greenhouse, made possible through the Sarah K. de Coizart Article Tenth Perpetual...

2013-10-31 23:29:37

New Life Hiking Spa has consistently been voted “The Best” in Weight Loss, Outdoor Adventure and Affordability in the SpaFinder Reader’s Choice Awards over the past decade and has won five awards for 2013. Killington, Vermont (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 New Life Hiking Spa has been consistently picked as one of the top ten spas in the world by SpaFinder Wellness Reader’s Choice Awards for hiking, outdoor adventure, solo travel, weight loss, affordability and fitness classes over the...

2013-10-24 23:22:56

Penetration Testing and Network Vulnerability Assessment Company Noted for its Product Innovation Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Pwnie Express, the leading provider of rapid deployment remote security assessment products, today announced that its Pwn Pad won the prestigious 7th annual Vermont Tech Jam Innovation Award. Pwnie Express provides cost effective, rapid deployment security assessment products comprised of innovative sensors that make it incredibly easy to...

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Lake Memphremagog claimed home of Memphre
2014-01-22 10:15:54

Memphre is a lake monster said to inhabit Lake Memphremagog in Quebec, Canada. The 30-mile-long lake sits between the towns of Newport, Vermont and Magog, Canada. The creature is believed to live in a cave at the base of Owl’s Head Mountain. Memphre was named by Jacques Boisvert, a dracontologist (cryptozoologist) and prominent diver. He personally has never seen the creature but worked together with Barbara Malloy, the head of Memphremagog Historical Society of Newport, who has claimed...

Green Mountain National Forest
2013-11-25 14:44:48

Green Mountain National Forest is a national forest in Vermont, a forest area that is typical of the New England/Acadian Forests ecoregion. The forest supports various wildlife, including moose, coyote, black bear, beaver, and white tailed deer. It also supports abundant varieties of bird species, such as ruffed grouse and wild turkey. The forest, as it is situated in Vermont’s Green Mountains, has been referred to as the “granite backbone” of the state. The forest was established in...

2013-09-26 09:13:24

Champ is a cryptid within the lake monster, sea serpent class of cryptozoology. It is claimed to reside in Lake Champlain, which is partially located in the states of New York and Vermont of the United Sates, plus it extends into Quebec, Canada. The lake is 125 miles long, 14 miles across, approximately 400 feet deep, and covers a 490-square-mile area. There have been over 300 reported sightings of Champ, but there is no scientific evidence that this cryptid exists. The Iroquois and...

2012-06-14 10:56:53

Symbol: RUVE5 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   RUAB5 Rubus abbrevians Blanch.   RUDE10 Rubus deaneanus L.H. Bailey   RUMA16 Rubus malus L.H. Bailey   RUMI6 Rubus miscix L.H. Bailey   RUMU7 Rubus multilicius L.H. Bailey   RUPE17 Rubus peculiaris Blanch.   RUPE16 Rubus perdebilis L.H. Bailey   RUQU2 Rubus quebecensis L.H. Bailey  ...

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Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.