Mad Dash foot race scheduled for Oct. 7

Mad Dash

WAITSFIELD, Vt. – The 23rd annual Mad Dash will take place Sunday, Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. starting from Meadow Road in Waitsfield and registration is open at The Dash is a classic Vermont foot race that benefits the … Continued

Tree stand safety tips for hunters

tree stand

REGION – Tree stands get hunters out of sight and smell of wary deer, but they can also get hunters into trouble. Here are some tips from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department to help stay safe and get the … Continued

Biologists and foresters to present on managing woodlots


WARDSBORO, Vt. – Landowners interested in managing their woodlots to improve wildlife habitat are invited to attend a free, two-hour workshop Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. The presentation will be held at the Wardsboro Town Hall at … Continued

Kids free fun runs and mountain bike rides


WEST WINDSOR, Vt. – The Vermont 50 Mountain Bike or Ultra-Run is hosting their 11th annual free kids runs or mountain bike rides Saturday, Sept. 29 at Ascutney Trails on Ascutney Mountain, Ski Tow RD, West Windsor, Vt. The races … Continued

Vermont’s archery deer season starts Oct. 6

archery deer

REGION – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says hunters are looking forward to Vermont’s upcoming Oct. 6 to Nov. 2 and Dec. 1-9 archery deer hunting season. A hunter may take up to two deer in Vermont’s two-part archery … Continued

State shooting ranges open for rifle accuracy checks

shooting ranges

REGION – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds us that two of its shooting ranges are open for sighting-in rifles before you go hunting – one in Hartland and the other near Island Pond. Both ranges are open for … Continued

Accessibility Day ride to a private overlook

WESTMINSTER WEST, Vt. – Some might think Accessibility Day is a strange name for a Windmill Hill Pinnacle Association program, but it’s to the point. The event, Saturday Sept. 15, from 10:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., is a special opportunity … Continued

Vermont youth waterfowl hunting


REGION – A youngster’s first hunt can mark the beginning of a lifelong passion for the outdoors and a commitment to wildlife conservation. There is no finer time to begin this journey than during Vermont’s upcoming youth waterfowl hunting weekend, … Continued

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