Windham County Trails Alliance supports local outdoor recreation

WINDHAM COUNTY, Vt. – Our local areas already support a multitude of outdoor recreation opportunities and adventure-based recreation, including biking, hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, horseback riding, and wildlife watching. But, without the infrastructure to support such recreation, the future is … Continued

Eight participate in 4-H muzzleloader shoot


PERKINSVILLE, Vt. – The Green Mountain 4-H Club of Springfield hosted a Muzzleloader Shoot, May 26 at the Precision Valley Fish and Game Association in Perkinsville. Eight 4-H’ers from three clubs took part in the competition. Participants were permitted to … Continued

Fishing Derby reels them in


SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. – A breeze that kept the bugs at bay made for a fun time and lots of winners at this year’s annual Saxtons River Rec fishing derby May 5. Organizer Samantha Fletcher reported a good turnout, with … Continued

Fish and Wildlife urge public to leave fawns alone


REGION – The Vermont Fish &Wildlife Department says deer fawns are being born this time of year and asks that people avoid disturbing or picking them up. Most deer fawns are born in late May and the first and second … Continued

Keep an eye out for turtles


REGION – It’s springtime and Vermont’s turtles on are on the move. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is asking for the public’s help in keeping them safe. Female turtles are looking for places to deposit their eggs, sometimes choosing … Continued

Take a closer look at the natural world in June

WALPOLE, N.H. – The Cheshire County Conservation District’s new Closer Look workshop series encourages a closer look at the natural world and our connections to it. Join the CCCD throughout the year as they take a closer look at topics … Continued

Muzzleloader antlerless deer permit applications available

hunting permit

REGION – Vermont’s muzzleloader season antlerless deer hunting permit applications are now available on Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s website. A link to the information and online applications is on the home page. The Fish and Wildlife Board met Wednesday, May … Continued

Vermont’s trophy trout stocking for 2018

trophy trout

REGION – Vermont’s “Trophy Trout” stocking program for 2018 includes eight river sections and 15 lakes and ponds receiving the two-year old trout, some over 18 inches long. “The trophy rainbow and brown trout stocked in the Black, Winooski, Lamoille, … Continued

Vermont’s summer free fishing day

free fishing

REGION – Vermont’s annual, statewide summer Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9. “Vermont’s Free Fishing Day gives resident and nonresident anglers the opportunity to go fishing without a license for the day in Vermont lakes and streams,” said Fish … Continued

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