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Energy and Climate Change: Visions for a Path Forward

Energy experts Tim Maker, Beth Sachs, Leigh Seddon, and David Blittersdorf present a practical, clear-eyed look at what the transition to renewable energy may actually entail. Held at the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Middlebury, produced in cooperation between the Vermont Folklife Center and Middlebury Community Television. Recorded 6/23/16.

Producer: Vermont Folklife Center

Three Artists in the Working Forest

Three Artists in the Working Forest: Conversation on art, documentary, and representation with Kathleen Kolb, Verandah Porche, and George Bellerose at the Vermont Folklife Center. The panel conversation and Q&A session seeks to illuminate how these three working artists approach the representation of their subjects from the vantage point of artistic creators, storytellers, and ethnographers. Recorded 2/5/16.

Producer: Vermont Folklife Center/MCTV

Forestry Forum at the Vermont Folklife Center

Panel Discussion–Vermont’s Working Forests: Challenges and Opportunities. Panelists in the discussion include Michael Snyder, commissioner of the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation; Paul Costello, executive director of the Vermont Council on Rural Development; Jamey Fidel, general counsel and director of the forest and wildlife program at the Vermont Natural Resources Council; David Brynn, founder of Vermont Family Forests; and Tom Yager, head forester at A. Johnson Co. in Bristol, one of the state’s largest mills. Recorded 11/19/15.

Producer: Vermont Folklife Center/MCTV