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Foliage-Loving Influencers Turn Life in Vermont Town Into Hell

The town of Pomfret is restricting access to a popular photo spot after complaints of excessive traffic, trespassing, and noise. -    Rhea Nayyar   One of thousands of photos capturing the idyllic Sleepy Hollow Farm in Pomfret, Vermont (photo by Anthony Quintano via Flickr ) Hold off on the riding boots and camel-brown scarves! One exasperated New England town has officially approved temporary vehicle restrictions on two roads after a plot of private property became a worldwide content farm for what’s known as “ Christian Girl Autumn ,” a curated social media aesthetic centered on the beauty of changing leaves, fall attire, seasonal treats, and cozy vibes. The town of Pomfret, Vermont, has seen an unprecedented surge in fall foliage fans, known as “peepers,” since its Sleepy Hollow Farm became an influencer destination in recent years. However, complaints of trespassing, invasive drone activity, littering, a

Asylum of the Birds

from hazel's blog : the artroom plant

Roger Ballen

Images from Roger Ballen's 'Asylum of the Birds series'.

“In forty years, it is estimated that the numbers of wild vertebrates have fallen by 60%, specifies in the afterword the ornithologist Guilhem Lesaffre, which leads more and more scientists, like Bruno David, director of the National Museum of Natural History in Paris, to fear that we have reached the eve of a sixth mass extinction. In North America, no less than three billion birds have been missing since 1970. This means that in fifty years, one in four birds has disappeared in North America.  In Europe, four hundred and twenty million birds have disappeared in thirty years, for a total number of two billion. 


Will there soon be only art and our poor memories to remind us that one day we cohabited fully with the living? Roger Ballen



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