Lake residents turn to herbicide

When nine full-time workers can't successfully rid a small lake of invasive weeds, residents resort to large-scale herbicide treatment. Photo by Trent Campbell

For The Addison County Independent

Maple For

Vermont’s iconic maple industry represents $300 million of the state’s annual economy. What will happen when pests and unpredictable warming cycles make sugaring a risky gig? Independent photo/Dylan Thomas

For The Addison County Independent

“Three hundred feet above the ground, Burlington’s legendary climber Peter Kamitses presses his fingertips into a crack on a sheer cliff face. The toe of his black climbing shoe taps the cliff in a wide arc, searching for a nub to support him as he pushes upwards. No luck.” [Continue reading here.]

For Vermont Sports Magazine

Early settlers planted thousands of apples trees in the hills and valleys of Vermont. Today, their lost fruit is fueling a nation-wide cider revolution. Photo by Michael Tallman

For Vermont Ski + Ride Magazine

Swimmers rally around a coach who, after a battle with cancer, leads the best junior swim team in the state. Photo by Connor Koehler

For Vermont Sports Magazine


Vermont’s swollen spring rivers have given birth to some the world’s best whitewater kayakers. Here’s why. Photo courtesy of Elaine Campbell

For Vermont Sports Magazine

‘Sad but strong’

Female members of Middlebury’s community react to the 2016 presidential election. Photo by Trent Campbell

For The Addison County Independent


As the director of Eckerd College’s new Office for Advocacy and Gender Justice, Shannon Collins faces a difficult task: creating a sexually safe college culture. This piece won “Best Profile” in the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2016 student awards.

For The Current