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Vermont Attorney General and Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living Announce

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The Vermont Attorney General's Office (AGO) and the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living (DAIL) are proud to announce a new tool for increasing awareness among older Vermonters of potential scams - Stay Savvy Vermont, a web series created with the talents of the Community of Vermont Elders (COVE) Senior Medicare Patrol Savvy Seniors acting troupe, and produced with the generous support of ORCA Media.

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets Announces Grant Funds to Enhance the Competitiveness of Vermont Specialty Crops

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The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) announces the availability of grant funds for the purpose of enhancing the competitiveness of Vermont specialty crops, defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture crops (including honey, hops, and maple syrup), and nursery crops (including Christmas trees and floriculture). These funds are awarded through a competitive review process guided by industry, nonprofit and government stakeholders.

New Public Noticing System Puts Information into the Hands of all Vermonters

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Once considered out-of-sight, the state's environmental permitting system just got a massive makeover that's turning heads. The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) recently launched the Environmental Notice Bulletin (ENB). Now, for the first time ever, there is an online hub that gives anyone the ability to easily track permit applications and add public comments.

VT Fish & Wildlife Biologist to Give Winter Bird Presentation and Field Walk at Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area on February 24

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Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department wildlife biologist John Buck will give a presentation on Winter Birds at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area Conference Room in Addison on Saturday, February 24. The presentation will be followed by a field trip to look for birds lead by Buck and other department staff.

Selling to the Vermont National Guard - Who, How, When?

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The Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center (VT PTAC) invites Vermont businesses to join them and the National Guard Association of Vermont (NGA-VT) for a free, two-hour introductory workshop on Thursday, February 1, 2018, in Milton to help Vermont businesses understand the process used by the Vermont National Guard to procure products and services.

A Special Thanks to Vermont Dairy Farmers on National Milk Day

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Happy National Milk Day! On January 11, we commemorate the day when milk started being delivered in sterilized glass bottles back in 1878. It's no secret that Vermont is a dairy state. Dairy farming and production is a large part of the state's cultural and economic identity, bringing $2.2 billion in economic activity each year (Vermont Dairy Promotion Council, 2015). In fact, milk generates more sales than any other Vermont agricultural product and 63 percent of all milk produced in New England comes from Vermont.

ECO AmeriCorps Members Treat MLK Day as a Day ON and Not a Day Off

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ECO AmeriCorps program members will help the Central Vermont Humane Society with a much-needed painting update at the organization's facility from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm on January 15th, 2018. ECO AmeriCorps members will participate in this service project to honor Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy. The ECO AmeriCorps members will be joined by hundreds of thousands of volunteers across the country on this national day of service.

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