How many turkeys? The State wants to know

How many turkeys? The State wants to know

State Fish & Wildlife officials are looking to Vermonters to help them gauge how the wild turkey population is faring. Wild turkeys are found throughout most of Vermont and officials would appreciate “citizen scientists” reporting the location, number and size of turkey families they see this month. The turkey brood survey is on online at… Read More »

Summer in full bloom

Summer in full bloom

Sunflowers fill the field at Maple Hill Farm along Thomas Road and Spear Street in Shelburne. A friendly sign invites passersby to pick some to take home. Don’t forget the on-your-honor-box: $1 per stem.

Protect family, pets from algae danger

STAFF REPORT With summer swimming season in high gear, Vermont health officials want the public to know how to identify and avoid a cyanobacteria bloom, and what to do if people or pets come in contact with one. The tiny microorganisms more commonly known as blue-green algae can harm humans and animals and in large… Read More »