Pico Mountain secures $25,000 sports education grant


KILLINGTON, Vt. – Vermont’s Pico Mountain secured a grant from the National Winter Sports Education Foundation (NWSEF) for $25,000 to bring affordable skiing and riding to local children. The Pico School Program is a 6-week ski/snowboard lesson program offered to … Continued

Winter bird feeding basics


MONTPELIER, Vt. – With winter weather now taking hold, Vermonters are readying their bird feeders. But before residents put up their avian offerings, Vermont Fish & Wildlife recommends a review of the bird feeding basics. “Birds of all species have … Continued

Learn how to identify trees with your county forester


REGION – Join the Vermont Woodlands Association on two Winter Tree Identification Walks this December. The first Tree ID Walk will be hosted at Merck Forest and Farmland on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 1 – 3 p.m. The second Winter … Continued

Vermont’s Mikaela Shiffrin takes gold in slalom

World Cup

KILLINGTON, Vt. – Vermont’s Killington Resort reported record-breaking crowds at the World Cup with more than 34,000 spectators over the weekend, while Germany’s Viktoria Robensberg won gold in giant slalom and Mikaela Shriffin won gold in slalom and silver in … Continued

Snowshoe, ski or hike up Mother Myrick Mountain


DORSET, Vt. – On Tuesday, Dec. 12 meet at 9 a.m. at the top of Nichols Hill Rd. parking area in Dorset for a backcountry ski or snow shoe up Mother Myrick Mountain. This is a challenging hike with 3,356 … Continued

Magic Mountain to host kick-off Winter Wild Race


LONDONDERRY, Vt. – The Winter Wild Race Series visits some of New England’s most beautiful winter settings. This year, the series kick-off event is at Magic Mountain on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Winter Wild is an uphill event with a … Continued

Thanksgiving party for turkeys at VINE Sanctuary


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – VINE Sanctuary invites the public to meet rather than eat turkeys on Saturday, Nov. 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 201 Massey Road in Springfield, Vt. This Thanksgiving Party for Turkeys will focus on celebrating … Continued

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