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Learn about Bats at the Hardwick Springfest

Date: Saturday, May 25
Time: 10am to 2pm 
Location: Hardwick Springfest at Atkins Field, 140 Granite Street, Hardwick, VT | map

Come learn more about bats, White-nose Syndrome, citizen science opportunities, and have fun with a bat-mask making activity with Alyssa Bennett, the department's small mammal biologist.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Work Weekend at Buck Lake Conservation Camp

Date: May 18, 2019 and 19, 2019
Time: Saturday from 9:00am - 5:00pm with lunch break and Sunday from 9:00am – Noon
Location: Buck Lake Camp - 1051 Buck Lake Road, Woodbury, VT

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is looking for volunteers to help get the GMCC Conservation Camps ready for the 2019 season by helping with general repairs, construction, landscaping, painting, plumbing, cooking, firewood, electrical work, and gardening

Volunteers can participate for as long as they are able to – one hour, one day or both days. They are welcome to stay overnight in onsite cabins or they can bring their own tents.  Lunch and dinner will be provided. 

This is an excellent community service opportunity for boy scout and girl scout groups, as well has high school and college clubs.

For more information and to register as a volunteer, please email Alison.Thomas@vermont.gov or call 802-371-9975

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 9:00am to Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 12:00pm

Work Weekend at Kehoe Conservation Camp

Date: May 11, 2019 and 12, 2019
Time: Saturday from 9:00am - 5:00pm with lunch break and Sunday from 9:00am – Noon
Location: Edward F. Kehoe Camp - 636 Point of Pines Road, Castleton, VT

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is looking for volunteers to help get the GMCC Conservation Camps ready for the 2019 season by helping with general repairs, construction, landscaping, painting, plumbing, cooking, firewood, electrical work, and gardening

Volunteers can participate for as long as they are able to – one hour, one day or both days. They are welcome to stay overnight in onsite cabins or they can bring their own tents.  Lunch and dinner will be provided. 

This is an excellent community service opportunity for boy scout and girl scout groups, as well has high school and college clubs.

For more information and to register as a volunteer, please email Alison.Thomas@vermont.gov or call 802-371-9975

 

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 9:00am to Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 12:00pm

Song Bird Banding

Join us at Dead Creek WMA for a morning of song bird banding!

Come learn why we band song birds in a hands on atmosphere while also getting an opportunity to practice your bird ID and much more! This event is possible thanks to a partnership with Otter Creek Audubon and numerous volunteers! Bird bander Rodney Olson of Vergennes will lead the banding workshop.  Members of the public will help identify the birds, observe the banding process, and help release the birds after they are banded.

School groups interested in participating should contact Corey Hart at corey.hart@vermont.gov.

Follow the signs from the Dead Creek Visitor Center to the parking/banding area. 

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Song Bird Banding

Join us at Dead Creek WMA for a morning of song bird banding!

Come learn why we band song birds in a hands on atmosphere while also getting an opportunity to practice your bird ID and much more! This event is possible thanks to a partnership with Otter Creek Audubon and numerous volunteers! Bird bander Rodney Olson of Vergennes will lead the banding workshop.  Members of the public will help identify the birds, observe the banding process, and help release the birds after they are banded.

School groups interested in participating should contact Corey Hart at corey.hart@vermont.gov.

Follow the signs from the Dead Creek Visitor Center to the parking/banding area. 

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Song Bird Banding

Join us at Dead Creek WMA for a morning of song bird banding!

Come learn why we band song birds in a hands on atmosphere while also getting an opportunity to practice your bird ID and much more! This event is possible thanks to a partnership with Otter Creek Audubon and numerous volunteers! Bird bander Rodney Olson of Vergennes will lead the banding workshop.  Members of the public will help identify the birds, observe the banding process, and help release the birds after they are banded.

School groups interested in participating should contact Corey Hart at corey.hart@vermont.gov.

Follow the signs from the Dead Creek Visitor Center to the parking/banding area. 

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
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Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Louis Porter

1 National Life Drive
Fish & Wildlife LogoDewey Building
Montpelier, VT 05620-3208
802-828-1000
fwinformation@vermont.gov

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