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by ctyanky
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: My Vermont "Bucket List" is Growing!!!
Replies: 28
Views: 31488

Re: My Vermont "Bucket List" is Growing!!!

Wow, it's been about six months since I last updated my Vermont "Bucket List" and I have been meaning to add this one to my many upcoming day trips to Vermont after Labor Day! This is an excursion for the whole family and being the tree lover that I have become lately, :mrgreen: this is right up my ...
by ctyanky
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:19 am
Forum: Vermont Photography Forum
Topic: Witness Tree
Replies: 73
Views: 24076

Re: Witness Tree

Hello again and an update to the Witness Tree post to continue my passion for our trees, forests and woodlands! :D I was looking to see if Vermont had any "old growth forests" and found quite a fascinating article on the subject. Albeit a tad long, I found it so captivating! I'm hoping to go to one ...
by ctyanky
Mon Jun 15, 2020 6:04 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: OFF TOPIC: Anyone hiked Harmon Hill in Bennington?
Replies: 0
Views: 78

OFF TOPIC: Anyone hiked Harmon Hill in Bennington?

Hello SOV hikers: I'm hoping to hike Harmon Hill in Bennington after Labor Day provided the situation for out of staters has eased by this time. All the reviews thus far are conflicting; some rate it difficult and strenuous, while others call it moderate and even kid friendly. The out and back milea...
by ctyanky
Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:49 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Becoming One With the Forests, Woodlands and Mother Nature During This Trying Season of Our Lives: My Impressions
Replies: 4
Views: 489

Re: Becoming One With the Forests, Woodlands and Mother Nature During This Trying Season of Our Lives: My Impressions

Hello fall foliage fanatics! Hope this post finds you in continued health. And now another season has begun with autumn just a few short months away! This cool spring has got me energized and excited for my favorite season of all! With 31 hikes under my belt now, I've ramped up the forest treks to t...
by ctyanky
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Becoming One With the Forests, Woodlands and Mother Nature During This Trying Season of Our Lives: My Impressions
Replies: 4
Views: 489

Re: Becoming One With the Forests, Woodlands and Mother Nature During This Trying Season of Our Lives: My Impressions

Happy Earth Day everyone! Today is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. :D It is a special day despite the current "climate"; it gives us a fleeting moment of promise that all will be well.🌻 I hope you can at some point get out today and appreciate Mother Earth. Maybe a hike, clearing out rubbish alon...
by ctyanky
Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Becoming One With the Forests, Woodlands and Mother Nature During This Trying Season of Our Lives: My Impressions
Replies: 4
Views: 489

Re: Becoming One With the Forests, Woodlands and Mother Nature During This Trying Season of Our Lives: My Impressions

Hi Colorado Mom! Thanks for popping in here! I agree with you on slowing down in our lives in order to appreciate the simple and ordinary that we often take for granted. Yet in the alternative, I continue to ramp up my hikes into the forests to soak in the beauty around me in northern CT. I went on ...
by ctyanky
Mon Apr 06, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Becoming One With the Forests, Woodlands and Mother Nature During This Trying Season of Our Lives: My Impressions
Replies: 4
Views: 489

Becoming One With the Forests, Woodlands and Mother Nature During This Trying Season of Our Lives: My Impressions

First off, a shout out to all of our SOV Foliage Fanatics. I pray that you and your family are well, safe, hopeful and strong. Over the past month, I have banished myself into the woods by hiking two, sometimes three times a week in the more remote, secluded areas of the NW and NE corner of Connecti...
by ctyanky
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Thoughts on the Corona virus - its possible impact on planning your 2020 summer/fall Vermont vacations
Replies: 2
Views: 514

Re: Thoughts on the Corona virus - its possible impact on planning your 2020 summer/fall Vermont vacations

Latest restrictions on entering Vermont, posted today by Governor Scott: March 30, 2020 "If you don't need to come to Vermont, don't," Scott said. "Scott also clarified that his order last week restricting nonessential stays at hotels and motels also applies to bed and breakfasts, inns, and short t...
by ctyanky
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Vermont Maple Open House Weekend 2020 Cancelled!!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 610

Re: Vermont Maple Open House Weekend 2020 Cancelled!!!!!

UPDATE FROM NEW HAMPSHIRE MAPLE PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION: New Hampshire Maple Open House Weekend is cancelled: https://www.facebook.com/nhmapleproducers "The New Hampshire Maple Producers Association (NHMPA) Board of Directors has been closely watching the effect that COVID-19 (commonly known as coron...
by ctyanky
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Vermont Maple Open House Weekend 2020 Cancelled!!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 610

Re: Vermont Maple Open House Weekend 2020 Cancelled!!!!!

UPDATE FROM NY STATE MAPLE PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION: https://mapleweekend.nysmaple.com/ Open house weekend is cancelled. "Maple Weekend Announcement Out of an abundance of caution, the New York State Maple Producers Association has decided to cancel the 2020 NYS Maple Weekend. This 25th anniversary fe...
by ctyanky
Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:54 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Vermont Maple Open House Weekend 2020 Cancelled!!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 610

Re: Vermont Maple Open House Weekend 2020 Cancelled!!!!!

UPDATE FROM MASS MAPLE: Massachusetts Maple Producers Association https://www.massmaple.org/ "Coordinated maple weekend events for March 21-22 have been canceled, due to guidance from state officials and an interest in protecting public health. Some Massachusetts sugarmakers may still be boiling an...
by ctyanky
Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Vermont Maple Open House Weekend 2020 Cancelled!!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 610

Vermont Maple Open House Weekend 2020 Cancelled!!!!!

Good morning maple syrup lovers everywhere. Sadly, the 2020 Vermont Maple Open House Weekend has been cancelled to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. The Vermont Maple Festival in late April is also cancelled. I'm leaving the original post up as NH and NY and CT are still on board as of this tim...
by ctyanky
Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: UPDATE!!! Vermont Sugaring Season and Open House Weekend 2020! UPDATE!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 1695

Re: UPDATE!!! Vermont Sugaring Season and Open House Weekend 2020! UPDATE!!!

The Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce is showcasing their very own maple fest (held also during the annual VT Maple Open House Weekend) stock full of events! So much going on, it is going to be an amazing maple celebration 2020 in Vermont. I won't be in the Poultney area as we decided to hit SW VT f...
by ctyanky
Sat Feb 29, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: UPDATE!!! Vermont Sugaring Season and Open House Weekend 2020! UPDATE!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 1695

Re: UPDATE!!! Vermont Sugaring Season and Open House Weekend 2020! UPDATE!!!

ta da! and here are the participating sugarhouses for Massachusetts that just went up! https://www.massmaple.org/buy-maple-syrup/directory/maple-weekend/ https://www.massmaple.org/sugarhouse-restaurants/ The season kickoff will be Friday, March 6, at 10:00 a.m. at Sunrise Farms in Colrain. Join us a...