Two workshops with the Mushroom Forager


GRAFTON, Vt. – Within the forest, along streambeds and vernal pools, at the base of birch trees and tucked among the leaf detritus on the forest floor, are hidden the mushrooms: golden chanterelles, bicolor boletes, porcini, black trumpets, chicken of … Continued

Black River BioBlitz nets nature lovers


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – From mushrooms to mussels, wood turtles to warblers, bass to bugs, and milfoil to maple trees, visitors to the first Black River BioBlitz were treated to a little bit of everything. Adventuring from Muckross State Park to … Continued

Vermont moose hunting permits for veterans are drawn

REGION – The five winners of Vermont 2018 moose hunting permits for resident military veterans were determined in a randomized computer lottery drawing Aug. 1 at the Fish & Wildlife office in Montpelier. The five permit winners were among 100 … Continued

Free hunting seminars starting Aug. 22

hunting seminars

REGION – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department will be hosting seven free hunting seminars that will be helpful for hunters who have some experience as well as for beginners. The seminars will be taught by Vermont Fish & Wildlife … Continued

Vermont turkey brood survey starts Aug. 1


REGION – Wild turkeys are found throughout most of Vermont, but their reproductive success is monitored annually by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department with help from “citizen scientists” who report the number and size of turkey families they see … Continued

Warm summer water temperatures can be lethal to trout


REGION – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and the Vermont Council of Trout Unlimited are encouraging anglers to consider their impact on trout when fishing during the hot, dry weather.   Many of the trout streams and rivers throughout … Continued

Okemo introduces Kids’ Downhill Mountain Bike Camp


LUDLOW, Vt. – The Evolution Bike Park at Okemo will host a new Downhill Mountain Bike Development Camp for kids Thursday, Aug. 16 and Friday, Aug. 17. The two-day youth camp focuses on getting kids of all bike-riding ability levels … Continued

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