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September 30, 2014

An Archery Season Reminder from F&W

Vermont’s archery deer season starts this Saturday, October 4. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds hunters that no antlerless deer may be taken in three Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) in the Northeast Kingdom during the 2014 archery season. The boundaries of several of the WMUs also were changed this year. Read more

September 30, 2014

Grant Funding Available for Farm to School Programming

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets has announced $49,000 of available funding for Vermont schools interested in Farm to School programing. Any Vermont school, consortium of schools, or school district interested in a Farm to School grant can find more information and download applications at www.agriculture.vermont.gov Read more

September 30, 2014

Lewis Creek and Adjacent Lake Shore Advisory Goes Into Effect

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announces the 9th of 10 scheduled Lake Champlain fall sea lamprey control treatments with Lewis Creek on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Read more

September 30, 2014

Op-Ed: Plan Today for Tomorrow’s Flood

Op-Ed submission by Noelle MacKay, Department of Housing and Community Development commissioner and resident of Shelburne Read more

September 25, 2014

Vermont’s Leadership on Opioid Abuse Takes Center Stage at New England Rural Health Conference

Vermont Agency of Human Services Secretary Harry Chen, MD, will be the keynote speaker at the New England Rural Health Conference to be held October 1-3 at the Westford Regency Hotel in Westford, MA. Read more

September 25, 2014

Statewide Science Assessment Results Released

The Agency of Education today released the Spring 2014 science assessment results for Vermont students in grades four, eight, and 11 during a press conference held at White River School in White River Junction. Read more

September 25, 2014

Working Lands Enterprise Board Announces Vermont Forest Economy Systems Analysis Project

The Working Lands Enterprise Board (WLEB), in collaboration with the St. Albans-based Yellow Wood Associates (YWA), is pleased to announce the commencement of an in-depth analysis of the forestry and wood products industry in Vermont. The goal of the project is a comprehensive report which will establish a strong foundation for increased support and strategic growth in this important sector of Vermont’s economy. Read more

September 25, 2014

Leashed Tracking Dogs for Recovery of Game

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is providing the following list of certified leashed tracking dog owners who will help locate deer, bear or moose that have been shot during hunting season but not yet recovered. The leashed tracking dog owners must pass an extensive exam administered by Fish & Wildlife in order to be certified and licensed to provide their services. Read more

September 25, 2014

Be Alert to Avoid Moose on the Highway

Drivers need to be alert and cautious because moose are on the move, according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. Moose are more likely to be crossing roadways at this time of year, especially after dark or early in the morning. Read more

September 24, 2014

Northwest State Correctional Facility Announces Universal Recycling Law Compliance Nearly One Year Ahead of Schedule

The Northwest State Corrections Facility is fully compliant with Vermont’s Universal Recycling law nearly one year ahead of schedule. The law, adopted in 2012, establishes a phased-in timeline for recyclables and organics to be banned from Vermont’s landfill. Read more

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