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It’s time to remove bird feeders

Photo by Everett Marshall Vermont Fish & Wildlife recommends taking down bird feeders by April 1 to avoid attracting black bears that are waking from hibernation. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department recommends taking down bird feeders from April 1 […]

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Vermont sugar makers celebrate spring

By Stephen Goodhue, courtesy of vermontvacation.com A sugar-maker empties a bucket full of sap into a collection tank, pulled by draft horses. A Vermont time-honored tradition March 28-29 — STATEWIDE — Vermont’s biggest harbinger of spring, maple sugar season, kicks off in March. Vermonters […]

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Vermont ice surfaces are weakening

The public is encouraged to stay off ice-covered waterways After a long and cold winter Vermonters have been treated to a few warmer days of late. But as spring approaches, ice on waterways is getting weaker. Because of the increased risk, […]

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“Leave No Trace”

©Ember Photography A backcountry skier enjoys powder turns between the trees earlier this year. Partnering organizations are promoting safe and responsible backcountry practices statewide. Ethics promote backcountry safety and responsible use of Vermont’s winter mountain environment In an ongoing effort […]

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