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"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.

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.

Register Now
Due to COVID-19 physical distancing measures will be in place.

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

Vermont Wild Kitchen: Wild Turkey & Foraged and Farm Fresh Sides

Join Vermont Fish & Wildlife and Rooted in Vermont in the Vermont Wild Kitchen!

With spring turkey season upon us, Nicole Meier and Shane Rogers will demonstrate how to cook up a fabulous meal featuring wild turkey and foraged and farm fresh sides.

Tune in through Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/RootedinVermont/videos/908724812915460/ and bring your questions and appetites!
 

Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Nature Uninterrupted Webinar Series- American Elms: Bringing Back a Species

Join Megan Gordon, Restoration & Ecological Management Fellow, and Gus Goodwin, Senior Conservation Planner as they tell the story of The Nature Conservancy's decade-long effort to bring back the American Elm, an iconic species that once graced our streets and dominated our floodplains. Tune in to learn what makes this tree worthy of such attention and hear about progress on our efforts to restore it. Registration link to come.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

"Connecting to Nature Book Club"

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, in cooperation with the Vermont Land Ethic Partnership, is offering a new “Connecting to Nature Book Club” to encourage discussion about the many ways people who live in Vermont benefit from and interact with Vermont’s bountiful natural resources.  

The first book will be Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer.  The first book club meeting is on Tuesday, March 24, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Zero Gravity Brewery, 716 Pine St, Burlington, VT 05401. 

This event is free, but there are limited spaces. 

Click here to find out more...

Monday, February 24, 2020 (All day)

Connecting to Nature Book Club - EVENT IS POSTONED

EVENT IS FULL 

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, in cooperation with the Vermont Land Ethic Partnership, is offering a new “Connecting to Nature Book Club” to encourage discussion about the many ways people who live in Vermont benefit from and interact with Vermont’s bountiful natural resources.  

The first book,  Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. 
(Two more books and meetings are planned for later in the spring.)

Tuesday, March 24, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Zero Gravity Brewery, 716 Pine St, Burlington, VT 05401. 

This event is free, but there are limited spaces. 

Click here to find out more...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Hunting, Fishing and Foraging Storytelling Event

Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Zero Gravity Brewery, Burlington | map

The event is free to attend, but audience members must be 21 years of age or older.

The evening will feature four stories from Vermonters about their wild food experiences in state. The storytellers will include an avid hunter and retired Vermont Game Warden, a wild food forager, a backyard sugarmaker, and a newly minted angler.

Following the featured storytellers, audience members will be invited to put their name in a hat to have the opportunity to tell their story about hunting, fishing, or foraging in front of the audience. Each speaker will have around 5 minutes to tell their story.

 

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Wetland, Woodland, Wildland Book Signing

Join Liz Thompson, Eric Sorenson, and Bob Zaino as they celebrate the brand new edition of their book with a fascinating slide show about Vermont’s natural communities.

When: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 4:15-6:00 pm

Where: George D. Aiken Center, University of Vermont, Room 102

Books will be available for sale, and the authors will be available to sign. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:15pm to 6:00pm

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