Workshop

Field-to-Fork: Burlington Cooking Seminar - CLINIC IS FULL

CLINIC IS FULL

Interested in cooking the fish you caught? Ever wonder what deer or bear meat tastes like? Wild game is nutritious, sustainable, and rooted in Vermont. Participants will prepare different recipes and sample each dish as we learn more about cooking with wild-caught food at City Market. It's time to add some wild game meat to your local, seasonal diet! 

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Field-to-Fork: Middlebury Cooking Seminar - Clinic is Full

CLINIC IS FULL
Interested in cooking the fish you caught? Ever wonder what deer or bear meat tastes like? Wild game is nutritious, sustainable, and rooted in Vermont. Participants will prepare different recipes and sample each dish as we learn more about cooking with wild-caught food at the Ilsley Public Library. It's time to add some wild game meat to your local, seasonal diet! 

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Field-to-Fork: Barre Cooking Seminar

Interested in cooking the fish you caught? Ever wonder what deer or bear meat tastes like? Wild game is nutritious, sustainable, and rooted in Vermont. Participants will prepare different recipes and sample each dish as we learn more about cooking with wild-caught food at the Barry Fish & Game Club. It's time to add some wild game meat to your local, seasonal diet! 

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Learn to Manage Land for Wildlife Habitat and Forest Health

Date: Saturday, June 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.habitat management workshop participants
Location: Meet at Vermont Department Fish and Wildlife District Office, 111 West Street, Essex Junction VT | Map

Vermonters interested in learning about available funding and practical techniques for managing their woodlot to improve wildlife habitat and forest health are invited to attend this FREE workshop. 
This workshop will provide guidance on applying for funding from Natural Resources Conservation Service cost-sharing programs—specifically the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)—for landowners and foresters. 

Participants will engage is a morning “classroom” session and an afternoon of visiting implemented EQIP projects in the field. 

Pre-registration is required. Please contact Chittenden County Forester Ethan Tapper at ethan.tapper@vermont.gov or (802)-585-9099 for more information, or to register for the event.   

 

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Citizen Science - Little Brown Bat Monitoring

Date: Friday, June 28 (rain date on June 29)
Time: 8pm to dusk
Location: Bomoseen State Park, 22 Cedar Mountain Rd, Fair Haven, VT | map

Come learn how you can get involved in this important citizen science effort to monitor endangered little brown bat colonies. Alyssa Bennett, small mammal biologist, will give a brief presentations on bats, followed by a volunteer training. Attendees will learn how to count bats as they exit structures.

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Friday, June 28, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Citizen Science - Little Brown Bat Monitoring

Date: Friday, June 21 (rain date on June 22)
Time: 8pm to dusk
Location: Rokeby Museum, 4334 Rte. 7, Ferrisburgh, VT | map

Come learn how you can get involved in this important citizen science effort to monitor endangered little brown bat colonies. Alyssa Bennett, small mammal biologist, will give a brief presentations on bats, followed by a volunteer training. Attendees will learn how to count bats as they exit structures. 

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Friday, June 21, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

An Evening with Bugs at Dead Creek

Date: Friday, June 14, 2019
Time: 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location: Dead Creek Visitor Center, 966 VT-17, Addison, VT 05491 | Map

Mid-June is the peak of insect emergence, and biologist Mark Ferguson and Vermont State Game Warden Kelly Price will lead the group in insect observation using a variety of trapping methods.  In addition to collecting and observing insects on-site, Ferguson and Price will bring some of their collections for people to see.  Participants should bring a flashlight, tick protection and be dressed appropriately for the field.

Ferguson works for Vermont Fish & Wildlife on the conservation of Vermont’s rare, threatened and endangered insect species and is a knowledgeable expert on the fun and fascinating world of bugs.  Warden Price has travelled the world to observe and collect insects and has two species of insects named after him.

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Friday, June 14, 2019 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm

Botanical Course at North Branch Nature Center

Date: Sunday, August 11
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier
Difficulty: easy/moderate

New England Wild Flower Society (NEWFS) sponsored course. This class offers varied habitats, from meadows to wetlands to forests, and learn how they create and contribute to an overarching ecosystem. There’s a fee, and participants need to register ahead at the NEWFS’ website.

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Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

9th Annual Jake’s Day Event Registration Deadline

Young people interested in hunting turkeys are encouraged to sign up for National Wild Turkey Federation’s 9th Annual Jake’s Day Event today!

The event will take place Saturday, April 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Waterbury Fish & Game Club.

The event costs $10.00 per youth and includes lunch and a t-shirt, as well a youth membership. There will be activities throughout the day for youths, including prizes, target practice, and a demonstration of how to properly preserve turkey tails. 

Please pre-register by April 5 by contacting Ron Lafreniere at ronlafreniere@outdrs.net

The event is sponsored by the ‘Lake Champlain Longbeards’ group and is open to any youth aged 17 or younger. 

Friday, April 5, 2019 (All day)

Learn about Citizen Science in Vermont at Dead Creek

Vermonters are invited to learn about how citizen science is employed to help with wildlife conservation in Vermont on Thursday, April 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area Conference Room in Addison, Vermont. This ‘Citizen Science 101’ presentation is free and open to the public and is limited to the first 50 people who register via email. 

The presentation will be led by Erin Talmage, Director of the Birds of Vermont Museum, and Amy Alfieri who manages Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area and Visitor Center.  Talmage will discuss the history and importance of citizen science and how the information collected can be used for conservation.  Alfieri will discuss citizen science opportunities through the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department.

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Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

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