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December 08, 2017

VT Birders Encouraged to Join Audubon Christmas Bird Count

This holiday season marks the 118th annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count, a favorite tradition among Vermont's birding community. The counts are conducted from December 14 to January 5 each year. Read more

December 07, 2017

Agency of Natural Resources Holds Extra Public Meeting and Seeks Additional Public Input on Camel's Hump Area Conserved Lands

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is extending the opportunity to provide public comments on a draft plan for a group of conserved lands in the Camel's Hump area of central Vermont. An additional public meeting has been scheduled for December 13 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Crossett Brook Middle School in Duxbury, VT. Three meetings were previously held on the draft plan in November. Read more

December 07, 2017

Governor Scott Visits Barton Christmas Tree Farm

Governor Phil Scott and Agriculture Secretary Anson Tebbetts visited the Vermont Christmas Tree Farm in Barton Wednesday to highlight the importance of these businesses to the rural Vermont landscape and economy. After touring the farm with owners Bill and Sue Tester, Governor Scott cut three trees, two for his offices in Montpelier and one to bring home. The Testers also provided tips on the best method for cutting and transporting the trees back to his Pavilion office. Read more

December 06, 2017

Health Officials: The Time to Get Your Flu Shot is Now

Vermont health officials say we may be in for a rough flu season, and are advising people to get their flu shot to protect both themselves as well as others, such as children too young to be vaccinated. Read more

December 06, 2017

Governor Phil Scott Strengthens Code of Ethics for Executive Branch

Governor Phil Scott issued an Executive Order this week, updating and enhancing the Executive Code of Ethics (Executive Order No. 19-17).Read more

December 06, 2017

Changes to Permanent Hunting, Fishing, Trapping Licenses Coming in 2018

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding hunters, anglers and trappers of changes to permanent licenses that go into effect starting January 1, 2018. Read more

December 05, 2017

Governor Phil Scott Appoints 42 to Boards and Commissions in November

Governor Phil Scott today announced he's appointed 42 Vermonters to State boards and commissions in the month of November. Read more

December 04, 2017

State Biologist and Foresters to Present on Habitat and Forestry Management in Weathersfield

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation are hosting a two-part event in Weathersfield on December 7 and 9 for landowners interested in improving wildlife habitat and forest health on their property. Read more

December 04, 2017

Bird Feeding Basics

With winter weather now taking hold, Vermonters are readying their bird feeders. But before residents put up their avian offerings, Vermont Fish & Wildlife recommends a review of the bird feeding basics. Read more

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