Basket maker, Jeanne Brink is co-author of A Western Abenaki Language Guide and she gives talks and workshops on Abenaki culture. She also was one of the first apprentices in the The
Vermont Folklife Center’s Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program.
Scott Darling, wildlife biologist with the Vermont Fish And Wildlife Department, talks with Vermont Edition about the status of White Nose Syndrome in Vermont and a test program that relocates healthy bats to a location in Maine to save them from the disease.
A new law that treats
bullying the same as harassment has begun to take effect across the state. Schools must now investigate
bullying more aggressively. At least two staff members have to be designated in
every school to handle complaints of harassment or bullying.
Vermont filmmaker Eugene Jarecki talks with Vermont Edition about making the film,
The House I Live In. The documentary that is largely an indictment of the
legal, political and social framework of the war on drugs.
Dr. William Pendlebury is a Professor of Pathology and Neurology and Director of the UVM Center on Aging and Fletcher Allen’s Memory Center. She spoke with Vermont Edition about the search for a cure for Alzheimer’s.
Vermont Edition speaks with outgoing CEO of the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation, Don Vickers about the landscape of higher ed financing and the tension between the economic imperative of getting a degree, and the finding the money to pay for it:
Larry Crist, regional executive director for the Red Cross of Vermont and New Hampshire Valley talks with Vermont Edition about the Local Disaster Shelter Initiative, a program to help towns be ready to take care of themselves in an emergency.