RiverSweep to help the Black River

Join BRAT in cleaning up Black River

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The 21st Annual RiverSweep will take place Saturday, Sept. 12 with headquarters in the parking lot of Riverside Middle School, 13 Fairground Rd., Springfield, Vt. Plan to arrive about 8 a.m., pick up gloves and trash bags … Continued

Vail announces plans for 2020-21 ski and snowboard season

LUDLOW, Vt. – This season, Vail Resorts’ commitment to safety takes on more importance than ever amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz announced the company’s winter operating plan in a letter to guests, which outlines a comprehensive, … Continued

Vermont’s archery deer season starts Oct. 1

Vermont’s archery deer season starts Saturday, Oct. 1

MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says hunters are looking forward to Vermont’s upcoming Oct. 1–Nov. 13 and Nov. 30–Dec. 15 archery deer hunting season. A hunter may take up to four deer in Vermont’s two-part archery … Continued

Successful bear hunters are required to submit bear teeth

Vermont bear hunting seasons are Sept. 1-Nov. 13 and Nov. 14-22

MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is again reminding successful bear hunters that a regulation requires them to submit a bear tooth so wildlife managers can collect important information on Vermont’s bear population. The hunter must field … Continued

Four states, nine projects, $2 million for rivers and local economies

Completed dam removal project in Perkinsville, Vt.

REGION – This year, the Connecticut River Conservancy is aiming to complete nine river restoration projects across all four Connecticut River states – New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. These projects will restore natural river flow, improve wildlife habitat, and … Continued

Get outside, make art, and enjoy wildlife

REGION – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department invites you to get outside and help celebrate 100 years of Wildlife Management Area conservation with an art contest commemorating Vermont’s legacy of wildlife-based recreation and healthy lands and waters. In 1920, … Continued

Vermont’s resident Canada goose season

Canada goose hunting begins Sept. 1 in Vermont.

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Vermont’s resident Canada goose hunting season will be held Sept. 1-25 to help control Vermont’s resident Canada goose population prior to the arrival of Canada geese migrating south from Canada, according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife … Continued

Vermont bear hunting starts in September

Vermont Fish & Wildlife urges hunters to download and read its 2020 Black Bear Hunting Season Guide at www.vtfishandwildlife.com for its helpful information

MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says bear hunting season starts in September and reminds hunters about the bear hunting regulations. Vermont has two bear hunting seasons. The early season, which requires a special bear tag, starts … Continued

Volunteers invited to get dirty for cleaner rivers

REGION – Registration is now open for the Connecticut River Conservancy’s Source to Sea Cleanup. This annual event, now in its 24th year, has grown into one of the largest river cleanups in the country. CRC invites volunteers to safely … Continued

Fish & Wildlife Dept. now offering online bowhunter education

Vermont Fish & Wildlife offers an online-only education course for Vermonters to obtain their bowhunter certification. Photo by Tom Rogers, Vermont Fish & Wildlife

MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is now offering a new way for Vermonters to obtain their bowhunter certification through an online-only education course. To protect the health and safety of staff, instructors, and students during the … Continued

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