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Fish and Wildlife offers snow goose hunt permits


Vermont’s spring snow goose hunt will be held from March 11 through April 27. Since 2009, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has annually issued a conservation order to allow the reduction of the population of migrating greater and lesser snow geese as well as... More »

NEK Audubon offers summer scholarships


NEK Audubon is seeking scholarship applicants, ages ten to 15, to attend a one-week or two-week summer session at the Acadia Institute of Oceanography in Seal Harbor, Maine. Since its inception in 2009, The Airie Lindsay Scholarship Fund has provided 41 schola... More »

WOW meets at the NorthWoods Stewardship Center


WOW is a nationwide network of Women Owning Woodlands. On January 28 a group of women met at NorthWoods Stewardship Center to discuss starting a WOW network in the Northeast Kingdom, and to plan future events for women who own woodlands or who are interested i... More »

Ag agency offers specialty crop grants


The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets (VAAFM) is offering grant funds for the purpose of enhancing the competitiveness of specialty crops, defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture crops (including honey, hops, and map... More »

Biologist to lead wildlife walk at Victory Basin


The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department will host a wildlife viewing tour at Victory Basin Wildlife Management Area. Doug Morin, a wildlife biologist with the department, will lead this wildlife-based exploration of a truly unique part of Vermont. The tour is... More »

Sterling College offers classes for artisan cheesemakers


While Vermont continues to produce its legendary cheddars, it is increasingly the home of many other award-winning artisan cheeses. Until recently, many of these producers apprenticed in Europe to learn their craft. Now, Sterling College in Craftsbury Common, ... More »

Upward bound accepting applications


The Lyndon State College Upward Bound program has begun accepting applications for new students for the 2018 academic year and summer residential program. Upward Bound is a federally funded program through the U.S. Department of Education that is committed to ... More »

Scammers target PayPal accounts


Scammers have found several ways to target people with PayPal accounts. Con artists have been e-mailing fake payment confirmations claiming to be from PayPal that contain links that, if clicked, allow them to install malicious malware. Phishing scams look like... More »