Halloween Wildlife Festival and Jack-O’-Lantern Hike

Halloween

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

Dash to the Dam costumed 5K

TOWNSHEND, Vt. – On Oct. 20, West River Valley Thrives, a substance use education and prevention organization focusing primarily on youth, will host their third annual costumed 5K run/walk along the West River Trail in Townshend, with registration starting at … Continued

Attracting birds to your yard naturally

birds

  REGION – Vermonters love to see birds around their home, and putting out bird feeders is a popular way to attract our feathered friends to backyards. Vermont is among the top states in the country for people who report … Continued

Vermont offers some of the best fall turkey hunting

turkey hunting

  REGION – Vermont is increasingly recognized as a wild turkey hunting destination. With its near perfect mix of fields, farms, and forests, Vermont is home to some of the best turkey hunting opportunities New England has to offer. Although … Continued

Walk to the Windmill Oct. 13

PUTNEY, Vt. – This is one special and very different hike! Leaders from the Putney Mountain Association and Windmill Hill Pinnacle Association will guide hikers from different starting points, via different routes, to converge upon the site of the ancient … Continued

Best hand wins at Oct. 10 Poker Walk

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  TOWNSHEND, Vt. – The Grace Cottage Rehabilitation Department is celebrating National Physical Therapy Month by hosting its 20th annual Poker Walk Wednesday, Oct. 10. This free, fun, two-mile walk/run is held each year – rain or shine – to … Continued

AMAS fall program, Common Nighthawks

nighthawk

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Longtime residents of the Connecticut River Valley may remember the foraging flights of Common Nighthawks over our towns and villages. Sadly, few if any Common Nighthawks are seen routinely anymore on summer evenings. The Vermont Breeding Bird … Continued

Muzzleloader antlerless deer permit winners announced

deer permit

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Deer hunters who applied for a Vermont muzzleloader season antlerless deer permit by the Aug. 29 deadline can now go to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife website, www.vtfishandwildlife.com, to see if they won a permit. Fish & … Continued

Fall foliage walk in Grafton

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GRAFTON, Vt. – The Windmill Hill Pinnacle Association is offering a guided fall foliage walk on Athens Dome trails at the northern end of WHPA’s protected properties, which now total around 2,100 acres.  The walk will take place Saturday, Oct. … Continued

Wildlife photographer, “The Art in Birding” presentation

birding

CASTLETON, Vt. – Vermont wildlife photographer Brian Machanic will present “The Art in Birding” at the Kehoe Education Center in Castleton, Vt. Sunday, Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. A one-hour bird walk at the brand new Bonsawino Wildlife Management Area … Continued

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