Bill Doyle opens his Vermont Politics class for the public to hear guest speakers. The Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program is offering tree steward training in Springfield. St. Albans celebrates the return of its Taylor Park fountain.
In the world of Dr. Seuss, it is the Lorax who speaks for the trees. But here in Vermont we have the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program, which trains tree stewards to, metaphorically, speak for the trees in their communities. In October, a tree forest training course will be held in Springfield.
Washington County Sen. Bill Doyle is widely known as Vermont's longest-serving state senator. The Republican has kept his seat warm in the Vermont Senate since 1969. And for nearly as long, Doyle, who is also a professor at Johnson State College, has invited politicians to come speak to students enrolled in his Vermont politics course.