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July 21, 2017

There's Something for Everyone At Vermont's Fairs and Field Days

There's no shortage of fun to be had at Vermont's fairs and field days. This summer, more than 700,000 visitors are expected at fairs and field days across the state. From agricultural exhibits and competitions, to rides and tractor pulls, to music and of course food, fairs have something for everyone. Read more

July 21, 2017

Mosquito Pools Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Mosquitoes collected in Weathersfield, Brattleboro and Hardiwck have tested positive for West Nile virus. These are the first detections of the mosquito-borne virus this year. There have been no positive test results for Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEE) this surveillance season. Read more

July 21, 2017

2017 Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The Committee for the Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the inductees for 2017. Recipients are chosen based on their accomplishments and significant contributions to Vermont agriculture. Read more

July 20, 2017

Family Fun & Field Day, Moose Lottery -- July 29, Barre

Be sure to bring the family to the Family Fun and Field Day at Barre Fish & Game Club on Saturday, July 29 starting at 9:30 a.m., and stay to hear who wins a moose permit at the annual moose lottery live at noon with on-site broadcast by Froggy 100.9 radio. Read more

July 20, 2017

Mount Independence to Host Book Launch Celebration

Please join the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation and the Mount Independence Coalition in celebrating the publication of Strong Ground: Mount Independence and the American Revolution, on Saturday, July 29, 2017. This richly illustrated history book was undertaken by the Mount Independence Coalition. Read more

July 19, 2017

Vermont Turkey Brood Survey Starts Aug. 1

Wild turkeys are found throughout most of Vermont, but their reproductive success is monitored annually by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department with help from "citizen scientists" who report the number and size of turkey families they see during August. Read more

July 19, 2017

Two Fish Certified as New Vermont State Records

Two fish caught in tributaries of Lake Champlain earlier this year have been certified as new Vermont state records. Read more

July 18, 2017

Operator of Two Salvage Yards Fined for Failing to Secure Permits

The Agency of Natural Resources announced today that Andrew Mitchell is to pay $9,937 for operating properties in both West Burke and Lyndonville as salvage yards without first obtaining state and local permits. Read more

July 18, 2017

Marybeth Christie Redmond of Essex and Emilie Kornheiser of Brattleboro Appointed to State Women's Commission

Speaker of the House Mitzi Johnson has appointed two new Commissioners to Vermont Commission on Women: Marybeth Christie Redmond of Essex and Emilie Kornheiser of Brattleboro. Read more

July 17, 2017

Two Vermont Properties Make Travel + Leisure's 'Top 100 Hotels in the World'

Twin Farms of Barnard and Rabbit Hill Inn of Waterford were named to Travel + Leisure's prestigious 'Top 100 Hotels in the World.' The rankings were based on results from Travel + Leisure's "World's Best Awards" survey that it puts out annually to its readers. Read more

July 17, 2017

Controlled Waterfowl Hunt Application Deadline is Aug. 21

Applications are available for controlled waterfowl hunting permits to be used at two Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department wildlife management areas. Read more

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