Killington Pico resort update and events

Killington

KILLINGTON, Vt. – Killington Bike Park’s Snowshed and Ramshead express chairlift will continue to operate Friday through Sunday through Oct. 22, Saturday, Oct. 28, and Sunday, Oct. 29. The park hours are 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Killington Bike Shop is … Continued

Vermont bald eagles nest in record numbers in 2017

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REGION – Vermont’s bald eagle population continued its recovery in 2017. Twenty-one pairs of adult bald eagles successfully produced 35 young in Vermont in 2017, a modern-day record in the state according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. The … Continued

Fall fishing action heating up across Vermont

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REGION – A recent mix of cool nights and unseasonably warm days has created optimal conditions for fall fishing, and anglers throughout Vermont are reporting that the action is beginning to pick up for both warm and cold-water fish species. … Continued

Halloween Wildlife Festival and Jack-O’-Lantern Hike

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CASTLETON, Vt. – Looking for a wild family-based adventure for Halloween this year? The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is inviting families to attend the sixth annual Halloween Wildlife Festival and Jack-o’-Lantern Hike at the Kehoe Education Center on Point … Continued

Winterizing your chicken flock

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REGION – Chickens can be very winter resilient, but with a little preparation, your fluffy hens will stay happy and healthy all winter long. Chickens can take the cold, but breezes and coop humidity become chief concerns. Keep your water … Continued

Pinnacle Association moonlight hike at Bald Hill

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WESTMINSTER, Vt. – After the recent September hot spell, a night hike will be both a refreshing and unique experience because even familiar features look different and more mysterious in the moonlight. Join Vanessa Stern, member of Bald Hill Conservation … Continued

Londonderry Conservation Commission sponsors cougar talk

cougar talk

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – The Londonderry Conservation Commission invites you to a fascinating and fact-filled talk by biologist Sue Morse entitled, “The Cougar Comes East.” The free program is Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. and will be held at Flood … Continued

Black River Action Team cleans up the river

river sweep

REGION – From tires to tin cans, flip-flops to fast food cups, the Black River Action Team hauled it all. Recently, the group conducted their 18th annual River Sweep, a large-scale cleanup of the bed and banks of the Black … Continued

Forest Service to close Middlebury district office

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RUTLAND, Vt. – As the federal fiscal year comes to a close, so will business operations conducted at the Green Mountain National Forest’s District Office in Middlebury, Vt. Officials announced today that after 51 years of operations, the Middlebury Ranger … Continued

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