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How to Grow Healthy Fruit Trees and Berries the Biological Way

posted Sunday, February 26, 2017
Have you always wanted to have beautiful, healthy fruit trees, but lacked the confidence or experience to give it a shot? Michael Phillips, well-known author of The Apple Grower, The Holistic Orchard and his newest book My Corrhizal Planet: How Fungi and Plants Work Together to Create Dynamic Soils, will be The Nature Museum's featured speaker on Friday, March 10, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. Phillips will present a program entitled, "Growing Healthy Fruit Trees and Berries, the Biological Way" at NewsBank Conference Center, 352 Main Street, Chester, Vermont.

Letter to the Editor

posted Sunday, February 26, 2017
It is that time of year when we make important decisions about our local leaders. I am pleased to know, introduce and endorse Kelly Arrison for a one-year seat on the Chester Select Board.

What is there to do with kids in Southern Vermont? March Events for Youngsters at the Nature Museum

posted Wednesday, February 22, 2017
This March, The Nature Museum will offer unique, open-air adventures for youth. The Nature Museum's natural science camps are instructive, hands-on experiences that get youngsters outdoors and exercising their minds and bodies. Accredited environmental educators teach lessons that build resiliency skills in a safe and nurturing environment.

Springfield Wrestlers Bring Home Two JV State Champions In Barre, Vermont

posted Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Springfield wrestlers bring home the wins - medals as well as personal. The team brought home two JV State Champions, Mason Olney and Jayson Webster, from the competition in Barre, Vermont last weekend. Brandon Bennett brought home 2nd place; bronze medals were earned by Matt Prosser and Tim Bapp-Cederholm. In fifth place were Trent Lewis-Briere and Skyler Congdon; Mo Stettner claimed sixth place, and everyone cheered on teammates Gillian Guy and Skylar Wallace through some very tough matches.

Community News at St. Luke's

posted Thursday, February 16, 2017
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at St. Luke's Episcopal Church at 313 Main Street in Chester, VT is February 28, beginning at 5:30 p.m., the day before Ash Wednesday when Lent begins. It features our spectacular pancakes, sausage patties and fruit salad. The church school waiters are the ticket for bringing the families to the tables.

Bryan Pfeiffer Presents Birds, Butterflies, Backyards and Beyond Slated for March 1 in Chester

posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Bryan Pfeiffer, biologist, field naturalist and writer, will present "Birds, Butterflies, Backyards and Beyond," a fresh view of the wild on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Newsbank Conference Center, 352 Main Street, Chester, VT. With vivid images from nature and tales from the frontiers of wildlife science, Pfeiffer will offer practical advice for creating wildlife habitat in our own backyards and developing a wildlife ethic on a warming planet.

Nature Museum at Grafton Announces Winter Speakers

posted Thursday, February 9, 2017
The Nature Museum today announced the first of its year-round public program speaker series for adults featuring preeminent speakers who will address issues related to biology, earth science and natural history. The winter lineup will feature nationally known naturalist and distinguished wildlife tracker, Sue Morse; biologist, field naturalist and writer, Bryan Pfeiffer; award winning author and organic orchardist, Michael Phillips.

Springfield Wrestling Team Displays Grit, Determination and Resilience at Saturday's Tournament

posted Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Grit. Determination. Resilience. These are all qualities that will get one through life, and they are embodied in the kids on the Springfield Wrestling Team. Boys and girls in grades K-12 have been training hard and traveling to tournaments around the tri-state area to test their mettle against the best of New England, and it's paying off.

Prom Wear Needed At The Chester Andover Family Center

posted Friday, February 3, 2017
The Chester Andover Family Center is collecting Prom Wear for a special public service event to be held in April prior to local High School proms. Every teen deserves to attend his or her prom dressed in beautiful, affordable prom wear.

What Will Global Climate Change Mean for Animals of the North?

posted Friday, February 3, 2017
Sue Morse, nationally known naturalist, wildlife biologist and photographer, and executive director of Keeping Track, will present a program entitled, "Animals of the North, What Will Global Climate Change Mean for Them?" on Wednesday, February 22, at 7 p.m. at the Cavendish Elementary School, 573 Main Street, Proctorsville, Vermont.

Chester Conservation Committee Meeting Tuesday, February 7

posted Friday, February 3, 2017
The next meeting of the Chester Conservation Committee will take place on Tuesday, February 7 at 7:00 - same venue CAES.

Chester Disc Golf Club Winter Carnival Events

posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017
On Saturday February 18th, the Chester Disc Golf Club (CDGC) will host two outdoor events in conjunction with the 2017 Chester Winter Carnival. Children and families are welcome at both events.

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