Wild brook trout

Well, trout season is here. I’ll wait until the water warms up, maybe another two weeks, before I go. I have spoken with a couple fishermen I know. They report some success.   Small brooks and beaver ponds There are … Continued

Hydropower relicensing on the Connecticut River

REGION – Five hydroelectric facilities on the Connecticut River in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts are being relicensed, and you can submit public comments through May 22. The flow of the river is controlled by Great River Hydro and FirstLight … Continued

Proctorsville Green Up Day

PROCTORSVILLE, Vt. – Daffodils are blooming, so it is time to tidy up the Proctorsville Green and surrounding gardens. All Cavendish Streetscape volunteers and neighbors are invited to bring work gloves and garden tools to work together on Saturday, May … Continued

Introduction to bullhead fishing clinic

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is holding a series of introductory bullhead fishing clinics this spring, highlighting a seasonal opportunity to target one of Vermont’s most overlooked fish species. “The arrival of spring brings increased opportunities to … Continued

Green Mountain Conservation Camp Workcation Weekends

REGION – The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is looking for volunteers to join them for fun-filled weekends to get the Green Mountain Conservation Camps (GMCC) ready for the 2024 season. This year, the GMCC Kehoe Workcation Weekend will be … Continued

Chester Fishing Derby

CHESTER, Vt. – The Chester Rod and Gun Club will sponsor the annual Children’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., at the Chester Reservoir. Children 12 years old and younger may participate in the … Continued

Saxtons River Fishing Derby

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. – The Saxtons River Recreation Area will hold its annual fishing derby on Saturday, May 4, at the ponds on Pleasant Valley Road. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with fishing starting at 8:30 a.m. Adults are responsible … Continued

Herricks Cove Wildlife Festival

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – If you’re a wildlife enthusiast itching for spring, then be sure to check out the Herricks Cove Wildlife Festival on Sunday, May 5, at beautiful Herricks Cove on the Connecticut River in Rockingham, Vt. The festival is … Continued

Andover Green Up Day

ANDOVER, Vt. – The snow is finally melting from the roadsides, revealing a lot of litter. As in the past, Andover volunteers are encouraged to rid the roadsides of trash, and also to give our cemeteries and town grounds a … Continued

Green Up Day in Cavendish

CAVENDISH, Vt. – Join the Town of Cavendish Recreation Department and the Cavendish Community and Conservation Association on Saturday, May 4, for Green Up Day. Let’s pitch in and help clean up all of the Cavendish roads. Volunteers can pick … Continued

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