Vermont’s tourism industry is looking to bounce back this foliage season, after
Tropical Storm Irene. Though certain sections of the state are still devastated, Vermont’s Commissioner of Tourism says Vermont is open for business.
Two consecutive days
of stormy weather dropped about six inches of rain across Vermont. It’s been disappointing for fall
foliage visitors. But potential flooding and power outages have been much less severe than
We talk with several folks who have a specific perspective on autumn colors. Also, mycologists prepare for this weekend’s "FungiBlitz" in Montpelier. And an update on bats suffering from white nose syndrome.
VPR’s Steve Zind stepped out with Washington County forester, Russ Barrett to see how things are progressing. Barrent says this season is shaping up to be the most colorful foliage season in the last 5 or 6 years.
A new report says most elements of the Vermont economy performed strongly during the first quarter of the new fiscal year; Warm weather, beautiful foliage and a three-day weekend added up to big business this weekend; A new state authority says Vermont can meet the goal of bringing broadband to all Vermonters in just over three years; New CEO appointed at
Champlain Housing Trust; Rutland gets ready for a year-round Farmer’s Market.