EAB meeting on ash tree inventory


LUDLOW, Vt. – There will be a meeting to discuss taking an inventory of ash trees in public Right-of-Ways in the town of Ludlow Monday, Nov. 25 at 10 a.m. in the Ludlow Town Hall Conference Room. The purpose of … Continued

Vermont fall fishing heats up as waters cool


RUTLAND, Vt. – The dropping temperatures and shorter days of fall bring some of the year’s hottest fishing action on Vermont’s lakes, ponds, and streams, according to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. While the hot temperatures of summer can … Continued

Vermont’s rifle deer season starts Saturday, Nov. 16

deer season

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Hunters are gearing up for the start of Vermont’s traditionally popular 16-day rifle deer season that begins Saturday, Nov. 16 and ends Sunday, Dec. 1. A hunter may take one buck during this season with at least … Continued

Hunters asked to help collect deer biological data

RUTLAND, Vt. – The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is asking hunters for help in a statewide initiative to gather more biological data on the state’s deer population. Hunters who get a deer during the Nov. 16 – Dec. 1 … Continued

Hunters urged to wear orange


MONTPELIER, Vt. – Vermont Fish and Wildlife is reminding hunters to wear fluorescent hunter orange. “Hunting is one of the safest outdoor activities, and it’s getting safer thanks to advances in education as well as science,” said Nicole Meier, Vermont … Continued

Okemo’s annual Ski & Snowboard Swap returns

LUDLOW, Vt. – The annual Okemo Ski and Snowboard Swap to benefit Okemo Mountain School is scheduled Nov. 22-24 in a new location at the Jackson Gore Roundhouse. The swap is the place to gear up for the winter with … Continued

Popular Vermont field guide revised and expanded

field guide

REGION – A popular Vermont field guide has been revised and expanded. “Wetland, Woodland, Wildland: A guide to the natural communities of Vermont” is well-known to anyone curious about Vermont’s forests, wetlands, mountaintops, and shores. A completely updated second edition … Continued

Informational presentation on management of invasive plants


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Property values, human health, quality of life, flood resiliency, water quality, ecological stability, and economic strength are all threatened by problem plants that run rampant in our communities. We all suffer when aggressive plants choke out forest … Continued

Emerald Ash Borer flight season ends

Ash Borer

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Sept. 30 marked the end of flight season for Emerald Ash Borer, the invasive insect discovered in Vermont in 2018, and with a recent detection in the town of Londonderry, it has now been confirmed in eight … Continued

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