Tag Archives: conservation

April 26, 2017

Conservation district to deliver trout

RUTLAND—It’s that time again! The Rutland Natural Resources Conservation District is again offering its spring trout stocking program that includes 6- to 8-inch and 10- to 12-inch rainbow and brook trout.

Hy on A Hill Trout Farm will bring its fish tank truck filled with…

State News
January 4, 2017

USDA invests $225 million in innovative conservation partnerships

On Tuesday, Jan. 3, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that 88 high-impact projects across the country will receive $225 million in federal funding as part of the USDA’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). In addition, partners have proposed to contribute up to an additional $500…

Science at the Hatchery: lessons in conservation and learning
Local News
September 28, 2016

Science at the Hatchery: lessons in conservation and learning

By Julia Purdy CHITTENDEN—Tuesday, Sept. 20, was Conservation Field Day at the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Fish Hatchery in Chittenden for over 100 fifth- and sixth-graders from Chittenden, Leicester, Proctor, Rutland Town, Shrewsbury and Mount Holly. School buses delivered the groups and their parent-chaperones at…