Be on the lookout for frogs, salamanders along roads

frogs

REGION – One of the great wildlife migrations is happening right now in Vermont, and it’s taking place right at our feet. You may have already heard the spring peepers or wood frogs calling in your backyard. Or perhaps you’ve … Continued

Deer ages available on Fish and Wildlife’s website

REGION – Hunters who provided the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department with a tooth from their deer last year can now find out how old their deer was by visiting the department’s website, www.vtfishandwildlife.com. Hunters submitted 2,808 teeth from the … Continued

Vermont trout season opens April 14

trout

REGION – Vermont’s traditional trout fishing season is set to open on Saturday, April 14; and despite recent cold weather and lingering snow cover across the state, officials from Vermont Fish & Wildlife say anglers can be successful early in … Continued

Shooting range grant application deadline extended to April 15

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Vermont Fish & Wildlife has extended its deadline to apply for shooting range improvement grants to April 15. Developed to encourage upgrades of shooting ranges to enhance their safety and operation, the Shooting Range Improvement Grant Program … Continued

Fish & Wildlife suggests removing bird feeders

bird feeders

REGION – 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 to … Continued

Windmill Ridgeline protected for recreation and wildlife

Windmill Ridge

PUTNEY, Vt. – The Putney Mountain Association, a nonprofit organization that protects land along Windmill Ridge, bought two properties, totaling 161 acres, on the western side of Putney Mountain and Windmill Ridge. The group then conserved the land with the … Continued

Register now for the 6th annual West River Trail Run

S. LONDONDERRY, Vt. – Help us celebrate National Trails Day on June 2, 2018 by participating in the West River Trail Run. This run follows a breathtaking 11-mile course beginning in South Londonderry, continuing along the West River and finishing … Continued

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