- Associated Press - Sunday, February 2, 2014

SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Law School is hosting a discussion on the threats of climate change to the winter sports industry in New England.

Climate scientists and ski industry representatives will be part of the panel discussion on Thursday.

The symposium- called “Brown Slopes, Bare Trails: The Impact of Climate Change on Winter Sports” - will be held from 12:45 p.m. to 2 p.m.

The “Brown Slopes, Bare Trails” discussion will be held at the Chase Center on the Vermont Law School campus. Presented by the VLS Sports Law Institute and Environmental Law Center, the event is free and open to the public.