Vermont’s Annual Lake Seminar to be held June 1, 2018


May 24, 2018

MONTPELIER, Vt - Anglers, lakeside homeowners, scientists, students, watershed groups, conservation commission members, business owners, and lovers of lakes are invited to attend the 14th annual Vermont Lake Seminar. This daylong seminar is a time to celebrate lakes, learn how to write and submit a successful water quality grant application, and meet leaders from around the state pursing lake restoration projects.

What is Hazardous Waste & What Can You Do About It? State Offers Training for Small Businesses and Towns


May 17, 2018

MONTPELIER – When people hear the words ‘hazardous waste,’ they may think of high-profile large industrial disasters, but in reality, most hazardous wastes are materials we are all familiar with, such as unused paint and solvents, oily wastes like shop rags, and strong acids and bases used in cleaning. This Spring, the Department of Environmental Conservation is hosting a series of mini-trainings to help towns and businesses learn how to identify, manage, and minimize generation of common hazardous wastes.

Keep an Eye out for Turtles


May 14, 2018

MONTPELIER, Vt – It’s springtime and Vermont’s turtles on are on the move.  The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is asking for the public’s help in keeping them safe.  Female turtles are looking for places to deposit their eggs, sometimes choosing to lay along the shoulders of roads, which can end tragically.

Wildlife Photographer to Give ‘The Art in Birding’ Presentation at Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area on June 5


May 14, 2018

ADDISON, Vt. –Vermont wildlife photographer Brian Machanic will present ‘The Art in Birding’ at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area headquarters in Addison, Vermont on Tuesday, June 5, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The presentation will be followed by a one-hour photography bird walk at the Dead Creek WMA.

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. 


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