Springfield Lions Club annual fishing tournament

fishing tournament

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – On Sunday, Sept. 13, the Springfield Lions Club held their seventh annual fishing tournament at Hoyt’s Landing in Springfield. This year’s event featured a live catch-and-release-style tournament with prizes award for bass, perch, and northern pike. Proceeds … Continued

Vermont’s Operation Game Thief helps catch poachers

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Vermont State Game wardens are asking Vermonters with information about fish and wildlife crimes to submit them through the Operation Game Thief program. Operation Game Thief is a joint nonprofit program sponsored by the Vermont Federation of … Continued

Exercise caution when open burning during current dry weather

Vermonters are urged to use caution and follow open burning laws and ordinances in this dry weather

REGION – Vermont is currently experiencing abnormally dry and moderate drought conditions, and the Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation is reminding the public to exercise caution and follow all state laws and local ordinances with open burning. Open burning … Continued

Virtual Kelly Brush Ride raises over $566k for adaptive sports

Participants from Team Midd ’80s rode 50 miles around Middlebury, Sept. 12, to celebrate the virtual Kelly Brush Ride.

BURLINGTON, Vt. – The 15th annual Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling Vacations looked a little different this year. The Kelly Brush Ride went virtual for 2020 and received overwhelming support from the organization’s local and national community. The … Continued

Muzzleloader antlerless deer permit winners announced

A lottery drawing for winners of Vermont muzzleloader season antlerless deer permits was held Sept. 16. Results are posted on the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department website.

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Deer hunters who applied for a Vermont muzzleloader season antlerless deer permit by the Aug. 12 deadline can now go to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife website, www.vtfishandwildlife.com, to see if they won a permit. Fish & … Continued

Emerald ash borer walk in Weathersfield

WEATHERSFIELD, Vt. – On Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, from 10-11:30 a.m., the Weathersfield Conservation Commission is leading a walk on Goulden Ridge Road and Morningside Drive to raise awareness of the emerald ash borer. The emerald ash borer, an alien, … Continued

Vermont Fish & Wildlife grants available to improve shooting ranges

Vermont Fish & Wildlife is offering shooting range improvement grants to encourage upgrades of shooting ranges for enhanced safety and operation

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Vermont Fish & Wildlife is offering shooting range improvement grants to encourage upgrades of shooting ranges for enhanced safety and operation. The Shooting Range Improvement Grant Program seeks grant applications from clubs and government agencies involved in … Continued

Hunters reminded of rules on importing deer, elk

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Hunters traveling outside Vermont to hunt deer or elk need to keep in mind that a regulation designed to protect Vermont’s wild deer from chronic wasting disease remains in effect, according to a reminder from the Vermont … Continued

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