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

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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

Hunter education courses are being held now

REGION – Vermont Fish & Wildlife says anyone interested in taking a hunter education course should consider doing so this summer, because fewer courses will be available in October and November. “Invariably many people are disappointed when they can’t find … Continued

Fishing access areas not safe for swimming

REGION – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds the public not to swim at fishing access areas due to safety concerns. The primary use of the fishing access areas is for launching and retrieving motorboats. The Vermont Fish & … Continued

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