DUMMERSTON, Vt. – Vermonters of all ages are invited to attend a presentation about Vermont’s wildlife in a changing climate on Wednesday, February 28, from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. at the Dummerston Grange Hall, 1008 East-West Rd., Dummerston Center, Vermont.
MONTPELIER, VT - The bitter arctic cold snap that hit this month has many Vermonters thinking about keeping their homes and businesses warm with wood and pellet stoves, but did you know that the Vermont State Archives, home to the Constitution, is also heated with wood?
MONTPELIER – The Vermont Green Business Program is relaunching to expand offerings to members and drive positive environmental impact. The Program has refined its application process, updated its website, added new online resources and has a fresh new approach to working with businesses.
DENVER, Co- A Vermont delegation of outdoor industry professionals will participate in the Outdoor Recreation Industry Confluence on January 24, 2018 to develop a coalition and platform for strengthening the nation’s outdoor recreation industry.
CASTLETON and MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is offering a series of introductory courses for fly fishing anglers interesting in learning how to tie their own flies. The courses are offered by the department’s Let’s Go Fishing program in partnership with the Mad Dog Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Green Mountain Fly Tiers.
MONTPELIER – Following the two-week arctic blast from late December into early January, the 38% of Vermonters who heat in full or in part with wood may be looking with dismay at their dwindling wood piles. The unseasonably cold and persistent sub-zero temperatures put early significant dents in wood piles, with months of heating left to go.
ADDISON, Vt. –The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department will hold a cottontail rabbit hunting seminar from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 10 at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area in Addison.
Hunter Education Instructor, Dan Lovell, along with his beagle, Hunter, will begin the seminar with a workshop about hunting eastern cottontail rabbits with beagles. The seminar will conclude with a hunt on the grounds of Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area.
VICTORY, Vt. – Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is excited to host a wildlife viewing tour at Victory Basin Wildlife Management Area. Doug Morin, a wildlife biologist with the department, will lead this wildlife-based exploration of a truly unique part of Vermont. The tour is scheduled for February 10.
MONTPELIER – The Vermont State Wood Energy Team is pleased to announce the availability of two new resources for modern wood heating. A Practical Guide to Modern Wood Heating: Successful Conversion to Wood Heating for Schools in Vermont and A Practical Guide to Modern Wood Heating: Successful Conversion to Wood Heating for Affordable Housing in Vermont are comprehensive guides intended to educate administrators, building managers, and school boards about the possibilities for wood heat as a lower-cost, more predictable, stable, and local energy source.