Public walk showcases forest management

Chittenden County Forester Ethan Tapper leads a public walk Sunday, March 17, from 1 to 3 p.m., in regard to active forest management and the Hinesburg Town Forest. This timber sale is cut by Hinesburg logger Tim Brown and is supervised and marked by Tapper. The operation will continue through next winter. According to Tapper,… Read More »

Free Ice Fishing Day, Jan. 26

Free Ice Fishing Day, Jan. 26

Saturday is Vermont’s sixth annual Free Ice Fishing Day when people are invited to try ice fishing on any waterbody statewide without buying a fishing license. It’s also when the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department hosts a free Ice Fishing Festival at Knight Point State Park in North Hero from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.… Read More »

Ice, life and the humble, mighty water molecule

By DECLAN MCCABE Come mid-January, when I’m acclimatized to Vermont’s winter, I enjoy an occasional stroll on the icy surface of Lake Champlain. I favor bays sheltered from the brunt of winter winds where the ice has had ample time to thicken. I pull microspikes on over my boots and off I go. There’s room… Read More »

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