Removing bird feeders by April 1

bird feeders

REGION, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says warm spring weather and melting snows will cause bears to come out of their winter dens in search of food. The department recommends taking down bird feeders on April 1 … Continued

Run in the Rockin’Ham 5K

  BELLOWS FALLS, Vt.—Central Elementary School will be hosting its third annual Rockin’Ham 5K on Saturday, April 8. In a new twist this year, the 5K will begin and end at the Central School, 50 School Street Extension, Bellows Falls. … Continued

Springfield’s seventh annual May Festival call to vendors

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Mark your calendars for May 20, the seventh annual May Festival at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Fairground Road in Springfield. The festival will include our popular plant sale. There will be annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs … Continued

Love snowmobiling on VAST Trails? Thank a Farmer!


REGION– Winter is back, and Vermonters are ready to play in the snow once more! It’s no secret that Vermonters love snowmobiling, but did you know that more than 2400 miles of VAST (Vermont Association of Snow Travelers) Trails cross … Continued

Register for VINS summer nature camp


REGION – The Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) 2017 Summer Nature Camp schedule is now online and open for registration. With limited availability, planning ahead is the best way to secure a place for your child in these fun … Continued

Invitation to vendors for the farmers market

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Springfield Farmers Market is accepting vendor applications for the 2017 season. Interested vendors with agricultural, prepared foods and/or artisan products can download an application and rules from the website at, or call Diane at 802-885-4096 … Continued

Taste the Flavors of the Valley on April 9

flavors of the valley

WHITE RIVER JCT., Vt. – Where can you taste basil-infused maple syrup, locally made hot sauce, award-winning cheeses, and lamb sausage, all in the same place? At the 16 annual Flavors of the Valley, the region’s premier local food expo … Continued

Turkey Hunting Seminars, April 1 & 2

turkey hunting

MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is hosting two free turkey hunting seminars this spring – one on Saturday, April 1, the other on Sunday, April 2. “Both experienced and first-time turkey hunters stand to benefit from … Continued

Vt. Fish & Wildlife announces mapping workshops

REGION – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is holding a series of free workshops on using the recently updated online mapping tool, BioFinder.  The workshops are aimed at town planners and conservation commissioners, but all members of the public … Continued

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