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July 21, 2016

Fishing Access Areas Not Safe for Swimming

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds the public not to swim at fishing access areas due to safety concerns. The primary use of the fishing access areas is for launching and retrieving motorboats. Read more

July 21, 2016

Secretary of State Jim Condos Urges Vermonters to Register and Vote

Secretary of State Jim Condos would like to remind all Vermonters that the deadline to register to vote in the August 9th Statewide Primary is Wednesday, August 3rd. Read more

July 19, 2016

State Officials Say "Poison" Parsnip Can Cause Serious Burns

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets and the Department of Health want Vermonters to be aware that a common weed found along many Vermont roadsides can cause painful rashes and raised blisters, similar to second-degree sunburn. Read more

July 19, 2016

New Deputy Commissioner of DFR's Securities Division is Appointed

Michael S. Pieciak, commissioner of the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation, announced the appointment of William R. Carrigan as deputy commissioner of the Securities Division. Read more

July 18, 2016

Vermont Turkey Brood Survey Starts Aug. 1

Wild turkeys are found throughout most of Vermont, but their reproductive success is monitored annually by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department with a little help from "citizen scientists" who report the number and size of turkey families they see during August. Read more

July 18, 2016

VT Gas Withdraws Application for a Threatened Species Taking Permit

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources has received a request from Vermont Gas Systems to withdraw its application for a Threatened and Endangered Species Taking Permit to transplant and take state-threatened Harsh Sunflowers (Helianthus strumosus) in Monkton. Read more

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