Governor Phil Scott was joined by his Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative Steering Committee (VOREC), Thursday, to present the group's first report, which recommends strategies to strengthen and expand Vermont's outdoor recreation economy.
Vermont will host the 2018 Beer Marketing & Tourism Conference on March 6-8.
As you go about your day, it's likely you pass a farm - or two or more - along the way. Hidden in hamlets and stretched out in the valleys, Vermont's farms are part of our daily lives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Flu is widespread across the state, and health officials want to make sure Vermonters know what steps to take to prevent becoming ill, and when to seek treatment.
Vermont Fish & Wildlife is offering shooting range improvement grants to create more access to safe places to shoot.
Governor Phil Scott today announced the appointment of 24 Vermonters to State boards and commissions, made in the month of December.
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is hosting several public discussion sessions on Vermont's fishing regulations. Department officials are hoping to engage anglers in a discussion and gather public opinion on the state's baitfish rules.
Governor Phil Scott today announced the Vermont at-par lodging promotion for passengers who travel from Toronto to Burlington aboard Toronto-based Porter Airlines.
Governor Phil Scott was joined by his Opioid Coordination Council Thursday to present its initial report of recommended strategies, as part of its charge to strengthen Vermont's response to the opioid crisis.
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.
The annual Yankee Sportsman's Classic show will be held January 19, 20 and 21 at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction, and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is inviting you to visit their exhibits and attend their seminars at the show.
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.
The Vermont Agency of Education has recognized the state's 2018 Presidential Scholar nominees in a ceremony at the Vermont Statehouse this week.
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says recent cold weather has made ice fishing a viable Vermont outdoor activity several weeks earlier than in recent years.
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says preliminary numbers show 15,949 deer were taken during Vermont's 2017 deer hunting seasons.