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Roxbury Fish Culture Station Grand Opening Celebration

Grand opening ceremony for the recently completed Roxbury Fish Culture Station, damaged in Tropical Storm Irene. Celebrating 130 years raising trout, the facility has been rebuilt with modern technology to reduce nutrients leaving the hatchery. The new facility will produce about 60,000 fish for Vermont waters.

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Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 1:00am to 2:30am

Open Range Days- Buck Lake Conservation Camp Range

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department announces that its shooting ranges at Walter Cabell Range at Buck Lake Conservation Camp and West Mountain Wildlife Management Area will have five open range days with range stewards for anyone interested in sighting in their rifles.

Vermont 4-H Shooting Sports will be hosting and instructing open range days at Buck Lake Conservation Camp Range from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Find out more about other locations and dates for Open Range Days.

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Open Range Days- West Mountain Range

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department announces that its shooting ranges at Walter Cabell Range at Buck Lake Conservation Camp and West Mountain Wildlife Management Area will have five open range days with range stewards for anyone interested in sighting in their rifles.

Vermont 4-H Shooting Sports will be hosting and instructing open range days at West Mountain Range from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00

Find out more about other locations and dates for Open Range Days.

Saturday, September 4, 2021 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Open Range Days- Buck Lake Conservation Camp Range

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department announces that its shooting ranges at Walter Cabell Range at Buck Lake Conservation Camp and West Mountain Wildlife Management Area will have five open range days with range stewards for anyone interested in sighting in their rifles.

Vermont 4-H Shooting Sports will be hosting and instructing open range days at Buck Lake Conservation Camp Range from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00

Find out more about other locations and dates for Open Range Days.

Sunday, August 29, 2021 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Buck Lake GMCC ‘Work-cation’ Weekend

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is looking for volunteers to join them for fun-filled weekends to get the Green Mountain Conservation Camps ready for the 2021 season.

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. 

For more information and to register as a volunteer, please email Hannah.Phelps@vermont.gov or call 802-249-4199.

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Saturday, May 22, 2021 (All day) to Sunday, May 23, 2021 (All day)

Kehoe GMCC 'Work-cation’ Weekend

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is looking for volunteers to join them for fun-filled weekends to get the Green Mountain Conservation Camps ready for the 2021 season.

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. 

For more information and to register as a volunteer, please email Hannah.Phelps@vermont.gov or call 802-249-4199.

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Saturday, May 15, 2021 (All day) to Sunday, May 16, 2021 (All day)

Volunteer with NWTF at Camel's Hump State Forest

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is having a volunteer workday Sunday April 11, 2021 from 8-12 at Camel’s Hump State Forest. NWTF and volunteers will be releasing apple trees and other soft mast trees.

For registration information, please contact Ron Lafreniere at Ronlafreniere@outdrs.net

Sunday, April 11, 2021 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

"Learn to Hunt: Mentor Meet-Ups" Program

Interested in hunting, but don’t know how to get started?

Join the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department to meet experienced hunters and other new hunters during the "Learn to Hunt: Mentor Meet-Ups" Program. Learn how to get started hunting and get to know your hunting community. Participants must be 16 years of age or older and purchase a 2020 hunting license.

Interested hunters and mentors can attend one of the two meet-up sessions scheduled for Thursday August 6, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Kehoe Conservation Camp or Saturday August 8, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Buck Lake Conservation Camp. Registration is required and space is limited.

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Due to COVID-19 physical distancing measures will be in place. All participants must wear a mask at all times. Masks will not be provided and participants should bring their own.

Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

"Learn to Hunt: Mentor Meet-Ups" Program

Interested in hunting, but don’t know how to get started?

Join the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department to meet experienced hunters and other new hunters during the "Learn to Hunt: Mentor Meet-Ups" Program. Learn how to get started hunting and get to know your hunting community. Participants must be 16 years of age or older and purchase a 2020 hunting license.

Interested hunters and mentors can attend one of the two meet-up sessions scheduled for Thursday August 6, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Kehoe Conservation Camp or Saturday August 8, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Buck Lake Conservation Camp. Registration is required and space is limited.

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Due to COVID-19 physical distancing measures will be in place. All participants must wear a mask at all times. Masks will not be provided and participants should bring their own.

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Webinar- Introduction to Game Camera Methods

Join VT Coverts as we welcome Vermont Fish and Wildlife Furbearer Project Specialist Katy Crumley to share strategies about using game cameras.  In this program, Katy will share her experiences with game cameras on VT Fish and Wildlife's American marten and lynx camera projects.  She will provide an overview of camera placement, camera settings, field methods, and data storage.  Following the program participants can ask questions to help improve their game camera experiences.  

Register in advance for this meeting (limited to 100 participants):

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZItcOytqzIrGtZDoRobMUYcKr5WCeg...

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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