Goshen forester enjoys sights, sounds, history of nature

jdyoder Pumpkinvine News

[From Goshen News, March 12, 2016] Early this week we were working on the portion of Pumpkinvine Trail that overlooks Butts Lake. The lake is really more of a large marshy pond, with fens of reedy grass throughout. I don’t know whether it actually has its own water source, or whether it is fed by run-off, particularly in the spring …

Pumpkinvine spur to Krider Nursery in Middlebury

jdyoder Pumpkinvine News

I just ran across this Pumpkinvine-related photo in a video on the Middlebury town website.  The video shows what a vital part of the Middlebury economy the Krider Nursery was and how important the Pumpkinvine railroad was for shipping nursery stock for the business.  Rex Krider: Introduction to Krider Nurseries and Krider Garden The legend on the bottom left of …