Vermont moose hunt application deadline is June 30

The deadline to apply for a 2021 Vermont moose hunting permit is June 30. Photo provided by Vermont Fish and Wildlife

REGION – The deadline to apply for a 2021 Vermont moose hunting permit is June 30. Moose permit applications are available on the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s website, www.vtfishandwildlife.com, for the hunt limited to Vermont’s Wildlife Management Unit E … Continued

Trail walk on Hardy Hill in Cavendish

Great blue heron nests and chicks.

CAVENDISH, Vt. – The Cavendish Association of Trails invites you to a guided nature walk on Hardy Hill, an in-progress hiking trail located in Cavendish. The walk will take place Saturday, June 12, starting at 10 a.m. hosted by the … Continued

Vermont bass fishing season opens June 12

Vermont’s bass fishing season starts Saturday, June 12 this year. The World Fishing Network recently named Lake Champlain one of the seven best smallmouth bass lakes in North America.

REGION – Vermont’s bass fishing season kicks off Saturday, June 12, and anglers throughout the state are eager to hit their favorite body of water in search of fun and exciting fishing adventures for largemouth and smallmouth bass. “Anglers in … Continued

BRAT volunteers test area swim waters

The 2019 bacteria chart from the Black River at Greven Field in Cavendish. Photo provided

REGION – From Memorial Day through Labor Day, folks want to be out and about, exploring Vermont’s waterways to keep cool, fish, paddle, and otherwise enjoy the great outdoors. We like to know that the water we come into contact … Continued

BRAT cleans up the Black River

Pam Lane's garbage haul. Photo by Pam Lane

CAVENDISH, Vt. – Warmer weather has enticed people to venture forth in search of scenic drives along, and visits to, the Black River. Unfortunately, this increased traffic often results in an increase in riverside and roadside trash, presenting not just … Continued

Vermont hunting season bear ages are available

REGION – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says hunters who took a bear in the 2020 bear hunting seasons can now look up the age of their bear on the department’s website, www.vtfishandwildlife.com. “Successful bear hunters help in our … Continued

Muzzleloader antlerless deer permit applications available

Vermont’s muzzleloader season antlerless deer hunting permit applications are available on Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s website.

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Vermont’s muzzleloader season antlerless deer permit applications are now available online at Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s website and from license agents. A link to the information and online applications is on the home page. The Fish & … Continued

Forest Service urges caution with outdoor fires

Prevent forest fires. Stock photo

RUTLAND, Vt. – The U.S. Forest Service is urging the public to be extremely careful with all types of outdoor fires as temperatures rise and we continue to see drying trends throughout New England. The agency is hoping to educate … Continued

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