Vermont walleye fishing season opens Saturday

Vermont walleye fishing season opens Saturday

The Vermont walleye fishing season opens Saturday and state Fish & Wildlife officials suggest particularly good chances for anglers. “We saw some really nice, trophy-size walleye during our recent survey work, which certainly brightens the outlook for the upcoming walleye season,” said Chet MacKenzie, fisheries biologist with Vermont Fish & Wildlife. Lake Champlain and its… Read More »

Be alert to avoid moose on the move

Be alert to avoid moose on the move

The Vermont Fish &Wildlife Department cautions drivers that moose are on the move and likely to be crossing roadways this time of year, especially after dark or early in the morning as they travel from wintering areas to spring feeding locations. While most Vermont moose are in the Northeast Kingdom, the area between Bolton and Montpelier… Read More »

Get ready to commute to work or school on your bike

Local Motion’s expert workshop leader and daily bike commuter, Peter Burns, hosts a session April 19 to get local riders ready to commute to work or school by bike. The bicycle commuting workshop will be held at Jericho’s Deborah Rawson Memorial Library from 7 to 8 p.m. Topics to be covered include: • What gear… Read More »

VT trout season opens Saturday

Despite lingering snow on trails around Vermont, trout season officially opens Saturday. Officials from Vermont Fish & Wildlife say anglers can be successful this early in the season by following a few basic tips. “Given the cold weather and runoff from recent storms and snow melt, water levels will be high, flows will be faster… Read More »

VT trout season opens Saturday

VT trout season opens Saturday

Despite lingering snow on trails around Vermont, trout season officially opens Saturday. Officials from Vermont Fish & Wildlife say anglers can be successful this early in the season by following a few basic tips. “Given the cold weather and runoff from recent storms and snow melt, water levels will be high, flows will be faster… Read More »

Get ready to commute to work or school on your bike

Local Motion’s expert workshop leader and daily bike commuter, Peter Burns, hosts a session April 19 to get local riders ready to commute to work or school by bike. The bicycle commuting workshop will be held at Jericho’s Deborah Rawson Memorial Library from 7 to 8 p.m. Topics to be covered include: • What gear… Read More »

Teachers can go to summer camp to learn about wildlife

Teachers can go to summer camp to learn about wildlife

Vermont’s popular hands-on fish and wildlife summer course will get teachers out into Vermont’s streams, forests and wetlands with some of the state’s leading natural resource experts July 15-20 at the Buck Lake Conservation Camp in Woodbury. Now in its 33rd year, “Wildlife Management and Outdoor Education Techniques for Educators,” is a one-week, three-credit graduate course taught by Vermont Fish & Wildlife and other Agency of… Read More »

Registration open for 10th Middlebury Maple Run

Runners can sign up now for the May 6 Middlebury Maple Run, a benefit race marking its 10th anniversary this year. Founded in 2009, the event has grown from 225 runners in its first year to more than 850 last year. It now includes a two-person relay race, a three-mile fun run, a pancake breakfast,… Read More »