Fifth annual Cycle 4 CMT fundraiser targets rare disease, August 26

Walkers and cyclists will take to local country roads Aug. 26 for the 5th Annual Cycle 4 CMT fundraiser. The event is open to people of all ages and abilities, and proceeds support research for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, referred to as CMT, which is a progressive neurological disease that damages nerves to the arms and legs. Shelburne… Read More »

A slow start for snapping turtles

By Brett Amy Thelan One moonless May evening, my husband and I walked down to our local pond, flashlights in hand, to look for toads. We were delighted to discover hundreds of them, floating, darting and jockeying for position in an explosion of courtship. Their surround-sound trills left our ears ringing. The toads were frenzied,… Read More »

June 9 is Free Fishing Day

Vermont’s annual, statewide Summer Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9, 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. “Vermont’s Free Fishing Day gives resident and nonresident anglers the opportunity to go fishing without a license for the… Read More »

Bobcat caught on trail camera in Brandon

Bobcat caught on trail camera in Brandon

This bobcat was caught in a series of photos on a game camera set up under a bridge in Brandon, Vt. recently. The cameras are part of a partnership among Vermont Fish & Wildlife, The Nature Conservancy, and VTrans to better understand wildlife movement around road crossing structures. “This bobcat passing under the road highlights the… Read More »