Submitted by Lori Hennessey On a warm sunny day in September, a new replacement Eagles Trail sign was revealed to former Scoutmaster Russell Berger as he was surrounded by family. At the Town Forest trail entrance at Hayden Hill East, hikers and community members are now greeted with the familiar trail and a freshly minted…
Development is underway of a map that details an “inventory” of Hinesburg’s unique natural resources.
Milfoil — an invasive water-weed that forms dense mats of vegetation and readily reproduces when boats chop up the strands — may soon be tamed in Lake Iroquois after recent treatment with an herbicide.
The Town Forestry Committee received over a hundred emails concerning forest closure for hunting season. Usually without any public attendance, the meeting had an all time high of twelve Hinesburg residents joining the committee members.
“Now more than ever,” is an oft -used cliché, but just now it truly describes our need to get outdoors for recreation and exercise.
Whether you are a forest manager, landowner or enjoyer of the outdoors, it can be intimidating to know your role in the management of our forests.
While people try to balance getting in some outside activity while following public health guidelines to keep apart in order to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, parks and even the bike path begin to experience overcrowding.
If you’ve ever walked in Vermont’s
woods, chances are that you’ve stumbled upon a “wolf tree.”
One of the special things about winter hiking, snowshoeing or skiing
around Hinesburg’s many trails is
the connection to winter’s solitude and beauty.
If you’re like the members of the Hinesburg Trails Committee, you love being out on the trails.