GREENING VERMONT

The Search for a Sustainable State

Vermont is a famously verdant state, a place where nature and culture are in better balance than elsewhere. How did Vermont get that way? And more importantly, can the Vermont experience point the way toward achieving a sustainable society, one that doesn’t destroy its own root in nature? In this history of the Vermont environmental movement, authors Elizabeth Courtney and Eric Zencey show how the arrival of the petroleum economy in the 1950s transformed the state—and how the response of the environmental movement laid the groundwork for the kind of society that we all must build for the future. Read more here

 

Read about the authors Elizabeth Courtney and Eric Zencey here

Published by Vermont Natural Resources Council and Thistle Hill Publications. Purchase your copy of Greening Vermont here. 

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