Deadline for antlerless deer applications

hunting

REGION – The deadline to apply for an antlerless deer permit to be used during Vermont’s Dec. 2-10 muzzleloader deer season is Thursday, Aug. 24. Antlerless deer hunting permit applications are on Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s website www.vtfishandwildlife.com, and printed … Continued

Vermont’s resident Canada goose season

REGION – Vermont’s resident Canada goose hunting season will be held Sept. 1 – 25 to help control Vermont’s resident Canada goose population prior to the arrival of Canada geese migrating south from Canada according to the Vermont Fish & … Continued

Golf tournament raises awareness of veterans

golf tournament

MANCHESTER, Vt. – The Vermont Veterans Golf Tournament Committee will host its 6th annual tournament designed to raise awareness of veterans across Vermont. The tournament, originally known as the Vermont Wounded Warrior Golf Tournament, will be held on Sept. 6 … Continued

Vermont bear season starts Sept. 1

bear season

REGION – Vermont’s bear hunting season starts Sept. 1. Vermont Fish & Wildlife reminds hunters that they can improve their chances if they scout ahead of time to find fall foods such as wild apples, beechnuts, acorns, and berries – … Continued

CCCD hosts erosion control field day

WALPOLE, N.H.  – The Cheshire County Conservation District (CCCD) will host an Erosion Control Field Day training on Wednesday, August 23 from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in an effort to promote a better understanding of the latest tools available … Continued

A volunteer day for the birds at VINE Sanctuary

Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – VINE Sanctuary invites the public to participate in Volunteer Day focused on maintenance chores for birds on Saturday, August 5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 201 Massey Road in Springfield. The day is an opportunity to … Continued

Botanists rediscover rare flower in Vermont

rare wildflower

MONKTON, Vt. – A Vermont Fish & Wildlife department botanist and his wife were out for a weekend hike at Raven Ridge Natural Area in Monkton recently when they discovered a flowering plant that has not been seen in Vermont … Continued

Stellafane event celebrates telescope-making and astronomy

Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Vt.—Billed as the oldest and best star party in the world, the 82nd Stellafane Convention brought hundreds of amateur telescope makers and night-sky enthusiasts to Breezy Hill in Springfield, Vt., last week. Hosted by the Springfield Telescope Makers, the … Continued

Tour a farm

farm

REGION – 2017 Monadnock Farm Tour on Saturday, August 26, from 2 – 6 p.m. Tour farms through the region and witness Border collie sheepherding demos, trained pigs, Alpaca fiber making demos, scavenger hunts for children, farm and hoop house … Continued

Vermont turkey brood survey starts

turkey

REGION – Wild turkeys are found throughout most of Vermont, but their reproductive success is monitored annually by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department with help from “citizen scientists” who report the number and size of turkey families they see … Continued

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