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Shelburne Pond, the H. Laurence Achilles Natural Area

Resources about the H. Laurence Achilles Natural Area at Shelburne Pond.

Selected News Articles

Note: The Burlington Free Press articles listed below are available in several formats. Online access is available to UVM affiliates and walk-ins and through (consult a Howe or Special Collections librarian), and microfilm can be found on the second floor of Howe Library.

Algae Blooms

Picard, K. Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot: Why don't people swim in Shelburne Pond? Seven Days, September 1, 2010.

Watch for algae. Burlington Free Press, July 6, 2006.

Page, C. Heat spurs algae growth. Burlington Free Press, July 8, 2010.

Fish Die-off

Joel, B. B. Low oxygen linked to fish die-off. Burlington Free Press, July 31, 2009.

Thousands of Fish Dead in Shelburne Pond. Burlington Free Press Video.

Thousands of Fish Die Off in Shelburne Pond. WPTZ video: July 30, 2009.

Massive Fish Die-Off in Shelburne Pond. WCAX video: July 30, 2009.

Pond Road Landscaping Plan

Matthews, A. Tree removal sparks controversy. Burlington Free Press, Feb. 17, 2006.

Matthews, A. Pond road landscaping plan rejected. Burlington Free Press, April 6, 2006.

Matthews, A. Pond road landscape plan rejected. Burlington Free Press, March 10, 2006.

Matthews, A. Pond road case sent to enforcement for fix. Burlington Free Press, April 29, 2006.

Matthews, A. Shelburne landowners given notice of violation. Burlington Free Press, July 1, 2006.

Matthews, A. Zoning board rules in favor of landowner. Burlington Free Press, August 19, 2006.



Monty, L. Paddling around Shelburne Pond. Burlington Free Press, August 11, 2012.

Page, C. Rare snake eludes search. Burlington Free Press, September 26, 2008.

Zimmerman, M. Shelburne board considers rural subdivision. Burlington Free Press, October 14, 2004.

Suniewick, M. Shelburne. Burlington Free Press, April 3, 2003.

Ryan, M. Pikers fishing for charity. Burlington Free Press, February 17, 2008.

Bazilchuk, N. Growth chokes Williston stream, Burlington Free Press, June 4, 2000.

Thorsen, E. Residents want rural feel to reign, Burlington Free Press, April 18, 2003. 

Johnson, T. Natural move or a natural disaster? Burlington Free Press, May 12, 2011.