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June 27, 2016

Deer Age Report Available on Fish & Wildlife Website

A report summarizing deer age results from the 2015 hunting seasons is now available on the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department's website www.vtfishandwildlife.com. Read more

June 27, 2016

Results are in: Trash is Down, Recycling is UP!

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced that trash disposal throughout the state decreased 5 percent, while the recycling rate has increased from 33 percent to 35 percent since the new recycling services and requirements went into effect in July 2015. Over the past year, the Vermont Foodbank has also seen an increase in fresh food donations and in 2016, they estimate over 4 million pounds of food will be rescued from producers and retailers in Vermont, a 60 percent increase over 2015. Read more

June 23, 2016

Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement regarding Congressional consideration of GMO labeling legislation

“Our small state has been a pioneer in pushing vigorously for the rights of consumers to know what’s in their food. Our labeling law is set to take effect on July 1. It appears Congress has struck a deal that would preempt our law and replace it with a flawed national labeling standard.  While in concept a national standard makes sense, I have deep concerns with the provisions in this legislation. read moreRead more

June 22, 2016

Random Acts of Camping is Coming to Vermont State Parks This Summer

Designed to share the joy of camping with Vermonters, "Random Acts of Camping" will be coming to a state park day use area near you. "Random Acts of Camping" rewards lucky park visitors with two free nights of tent, RV, lean-to, or cabin camping in any Vermont State Park campground. One winner will be chosen at random on nice weather weekends through August, beginning at Camp Plymouth State Park the weekend of June 25-26. Read more

June 22, 2016

Vermont's Migratory Bird Hunting Seasons Are Announced

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has announced the syllabus of 2016-2017 migratory bird hunting seasons is now available. Read more

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