Vermont Wildlife Course for Educators, July 15-20: A few openings are still available

May 15, 2018

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Vermont Fish & Wildlife says it still has a few openings in its fish and wildlife summer course for teachers and other educators.

The hands-on field course gets educators out into Vermont’s streams, forests and wetlands with some of the state’s leading natural resource experts.  It will be held at the Buck Lake Conservation Camp in Woodbury from July 15 to 20. 

Vermont’s Summer Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9

Vermont’s Summer Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9

Grand Isle Family Fishing Festival, Bass Opener both on Free Fishing Day


MONTPELIER, Vt. –Vermont’s annual, statewide Summer Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9 this year, and it will be highlighted by a free family fishing festival in Grand Isle as well as opening day of the state’s regular bass fishing season.

2018 Vermont Fishing Guide & Regulations Available



MONTPELIER, Vt – Vermont is often recognized for having some of the best freshwater fishing in the Northeast.  The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says one of the best ways to learn about the state’s fishing opportunities is to check out the 2018 Vermont Fishing Guide & Regulations available free from its district offices and license agents throughout the state.  An online version also can be found at

Guided Wildlife Walk at Victory Basin Wildlife Management Area on May 16

Biologist from Vt Fish & Wildlife and NEK Audubon to Lead


VICTORY, Vt. – Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Northeast Kingdom Audubon are excited to partner on a birding and wildlife-viewing tour at Victory Basin Wildlife Management Area on May 16. Doug Morin, a wildlife biologist with Fish & Wildlife, and Tom Berriman, an experienced birder with Northeast Kingdom Audubon, will co-lead this wildlife-based exploration of a truly unique part of Vermont. 

Herrick’s Cove Wildlife Festival -- Sunday, May 6



Here’s a great opportunity to learn more about wildlife -- the nineteenth annual Herrick’s Cove Wildlife Festival will be held Sunday, May 6, in Rockingham, Vermont.

Herrick’s Cove, on the Connecticut River, hosts one of the most popular festivals in the area, with organizers reporting close to 2,000 people attending last year’s event.  The festival includes nature walks and live animals such as hawks, owls, mammals, and reptiles. 


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