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  By Lauren Townsend Ever wonder why certain trees drop their leaves during the autumn season? How about why the leaves are changing color? Vermont is argued to be one of the most beautiful places in the United States during the peak of autumn where many deciduous trees are featured shedding...

If you haven’t noticed, the past three years have seemed to be mast years for oaks producing acorns. A mast year is when a tree produces a large amount of cones, nuts or seeds.  In the picture to the right you’ll see what the ground looks like if you find...

This October the Environmental Studies and Outdoor Education course at Thetford Academy conducted an experiment with local apples and apple cider. The class first found and collected a wide variety of different apples from our campus and local community. Then the apples were pressed into five different ciders with distinct...



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