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Recent News Releases - Past 7 Days

September 30, 2016

State Park Director Receives Prestigious National Award

Craig Whipple, Director of Vermont State Parks, will be presented with the prestigious national "Legends" award by the American Academy for Park & Recreation Administration at an awards ceremony next week. Read more

September 30, 2016

Agency of Ag Gathers VT Farm to School Leaders to Celebrate Farm to School Awareness Month and Announce New Grant Funding for Universal Meals

In honor of Farm to School Awareness Month, which begins October 1st, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) gathered together today with Vermont Farm to School leaders at Winooski School District to celebrate the impacts of Farm to School programming and to announce new grant funding for Universal Meals in Vermont schools. Read more

September 29, 2016

New Report Ranks Vermont 2nd in the Nation for Health of Women, Children and Infants

A new report ranks Vermont second overall in the nation for women and children's health. Read more

September 29, 2016

Agency of Ag Announces Statewide Agricultural Clean Water Initiative Grant Program

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (AAFM) is pleased to announce the first ever Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Ag Clean Water Initiative Program (Ag-CWIP). This grant program is made possible and supported by the Clean Water Fund-a fund created by Act 64 of 2015, Vermont's Clean Water Act. The Ag-CWIP will provide new opportunities for farmers and organizations to undertake projects that will achieve reductions in nutrient runoff from agricultural lands, with a priority for projects which reduce phosphorus losses statewide. Read more

September 28, 2016

Avoid Tick Bites to Prevent Anaplasmosis

Vermont is on pace for its highest number of reported cases of anaplasmosis - a tickborne disease that is becoming more common in the state. Read more

September 28, 2016

Vermont Big Game Reporting Stations

Vermont hunters who take deer, bear or turkeys must bring them to a reporting station within 48 hours. Read more

September 27, 2016

Hunters Reminded of Rules on Importing Deer, Elk

Hunters traveling outside Vermont to hunt deer or elk need to keep in mind that a regulation designed to protect Vermont's wild deer from chronic wasting disease remains in effect, according to a reminder from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. Read more

September 26, 2016

Vermont's Elections Ranked as the Nation's Most Accessible

Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos is proud to announce Vermont's Elections Division has been ranked as the nation's most accessible. This is the second year in a row Vermont has been ranked #1 in the State Election Agency Report produced by Ballotpedia, a nonpartisan online encyclopedia of American politics and elections. Read more

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