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Recent News Releases - Past 7 Days

April 26, 2017

Vermont Walleye Fishing Season Opens May 6

The Vermont walleye fishing season is set to open up on Saturday, May 6, marking the return of some of the best walleye fishing in New England. Read more

April 26, 2017

Clear out your Medicine Cabinet of Vermont's Most Dangerous Leftovers

More often than not, the misuse of drugs begins right at the family medicine cabinet - where prescription painkillers may sit long after they are needed. These are Vermont's most dangerous leftovers, and state health and public safety officials want Vermonters to know there's something they can do about it. Read more

April 26, 2017

Vermont Announces Additions to African American Heritage Trail

The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing and the Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity are pleased to announce that new sites have been added to the Vermont African American Heritage Trail. The additions for 2017 include the Clemmons Family Farm in Charlotte, as well as Buffalo Soldiers Historic Markers in Colchester and Essex. Read more

April 25, 2017

Youth Hunter Education Challenge is May 14

Youth hunters hoping to hone their skills are encouraged to attend the 2017 NRA Youth Hunter Education Challenge at Green Mountain Conservation Camp in Woodbury, VT on Sunday, May 14, from 8 am to 5:00 pm. Spaces are still available in this annual event being held at Buck Lake in Woodbury, VT. Read more

April 25, 2017

Vermont's Catch-and-Release Bass Fishing Season in Full Swing

Vermont's celebrated catch-and-release bass fishing season is underway with some of the hottest bass fishing action in the Green Mountain State happening right now. Read more

April 25, 2017

Got Bats? VT Fish & Wildlife Seeks Champlain Valley Volunteers to Monitor Endangered Bats This Summer

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is looking for volunteers to monitor colonies of endangered bats this summer. The department is seeking volunteers willing to help count state-endangered little brown bats as they emerge at dusk at locations throughout the Champlain Valley. Read more

April 25, 2017

Governor Phil Scott Appoints John Quinn as Agency of Digital Services Secretary

Governor Phil Scott announced the appointment of John Quinn as Secretary of Digital Services and Chief Information Officer. Quinn will lead the Agency of Digital Services (ADS), which was created by Gov. Scott under Executive Order 06-17 to establish a unified organizational structure for the state's Information Technology (IT) portfolio. Read more

April 24, 2017

Conservation Community Comes Together to Rescue Bear Cubs

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has worked with multiple conservation partners to rescue several bear cubs in recent weeks. These cubs, who were born during a particularly high birth year last spring, are showing up malnourished in residential areas due to a shortage of wild food supplies in some regions this past fall. Read more

April 24, 2017

Seeking Food Truck Vendors for Sand Bar State Park

Vermont State Parks is requesting proposals for food truck vendors for Sand Bar State Park this summer. Read more

April 21, 2017

Vermont is Number One in the Nation for Health Security Preparedness

For the second year running, Vermont scored highest among the 50 states and District of Columbia in public health protection readiness, according to the new National Health Security Preparedness Index. The Index measures the nation's ability to keep people safe and healthy in the event of epidemics, foodborne disease outbreaks, terrorism and other large-scale public health emergencies. Read more

April 21, 2017

Fish Stocking Underway Across Vermont

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has kicked off fish stocking work across the state, an effort that will ultimately result in over 1 million fish being distributed into Vermont waters in 2017. Read more

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