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    Gifts for the Conservation-minded Person Who Has Everything

    Gifts for the Conservation-minded Person Who Has Everything

    “Honestly, I really don’t need anything.”

    We all have them. People in our lives who are impossible to shop for, because they have everything they need. The holidays are stressful enough without the added burden of having to think outside the box (and quickly) to make sure you have something for everyone. We at VCE would like to help you out this season by providing some creative, conservation-themed solutions to your gift-giving dilemmas!

    Mission Monarch Nearly Nixed by Missing Milkweed

    Mission Monarch Nearly Nixed by Missing Milkweed

    What had been promised as an easy venture turned into something of a quest.

    After 90 Percent Decline, Federal Protection Sought for Monarch Butterfly

    After 90 Percent Decline, Federal Protection Sought for Monarch Butterfly

    WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety as co-lead petitioners joined by the Xerces Society and…

    If You See It, Why Not e It?

    If You See It, Why Not e It?

    Here a nice tutorial by John Acorn for beginners that want to add butterfly sightings to our new site, e-Butterfly.org….

    Butterflies Meet Big Data and Social Media

    Butterflies Meet Big Data and Social Media

    Breaking News from VCE NORWICH, Vermont – VCE and a team of biologists from the U.S. and Canada today launched an…

    November eNews

    November eNews

    VCE’s eNews this month features articles on butterfly adaptation in winter, Snow Goose counts in Vermont, and “zombie leaves” on…

    The Last Butterfly

    The Last Butterfly

    For the past eight months they have flickered and fluttered among us – tiny flashes of red, orange, yellow and…

    VCE Presents 2013 Julie Nicholson Citizen Scientist Award

    VCE Presents 2013 Julie Nicholson Citizen Scientist Award

    Dave Hoag, a life-long resident of Grand Isle, is a man of few words but myriad natural history accomplishments. He’d rather talk about winged creatures than himself any day.

    VCE Presents the 2012 Julie Nicholson Citizen Scientist Award

    VCE Presents the 2012 Julie Nicholson Citizen Scientist Award

    Citizen scientist Kevin Hemeon plans to continue his contributions to citizen science projects for as long as he can swing a net and hoist a pair of binoculars.

    VCE Presents the 2011 Julie Nicholson Citizen Scientist Award

    VCE Presents the 2011 Julie Nicholson Citizen Scientist Award

    From his urban roots in New Jersey to his life in rural Vermont, citizen scientist Ed Hack has maintained a love of nature and a steadfast commitment
    to participation in a wide array of citizen science projects.