Category Archives: Wildlife/Ecology

Monthly Newsletter from Lake Champlain Sea Grant

Enjoy our monthly newsletter providing updates on research, outreach and education from Lake Champlain Sea Grant. Lake Champlain Sea Grant Announces 2 National Fellowship OpportunitiesBy Lake Champlain Sea Grant StaffNovember 03, 2021The National Sea Grant Office and Lake Champlain Sea Grant announce two prestigious fellowship opportunities for early-career training and research experiences by current or […]

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ecoNEWS VT Fall 2021 Newsletter

Highlighting the latest findings in ecological research and monitoring from across Vermont Fall conjures up images of foliage, crisp mornings, and even the beginnings of snow. Along with these seasonal joys comes our fall newsletter! In this edition, we feature research concerning how environmental conditions impact invasive fish in Lake Champlain, the plight of immigrant […]

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October at the Intervale Center

Summervale 2021 Recap Video We had a blast at Summervale! Thank you for coming down and supporting our mission to strengthen community food systems. We couldn’t have done it without our amazing sponsors, community partners, vendors, artists, and YOU! Happenings BATS IN VERMONTThursday, October 285:00 PM – 6:30 PMIntervale CenterBat week is Oct 24-31. What kinds […]

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Vermont Research News

Amphibian road kill New research from Maine shows a sharp decrease in amphibian deaths due to decreased traffic last spring. Fewer cars meant fewer frogs, salamanders and other wildlife killed by vehicles. The coordinator of Vermont’s Reptile and Amphibian Atlas observed a similar decline in the state. In May 2020 there were 40% fewer vehicles on Vermont’s roads on some key […]

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Run, Walk, Bird, Carve! October-November 2021 @ the Birds of VT Museum

Take to the Trails at the Birds of Vermont Museum Come running, go walking, take a friend birding! There’s even some space in our next carving workshop. Sign up soon!Race Around Birds (October 23-November 6) →Solstice Tomten Carving Class (October 30) →October Bird Monitoring Walk (October 30) →“The Gift of Art” show (November 1 – April 30) →November Bird […]

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BTV Conservation News Fall 2021

BTV Conservation NewsFall 2021 / Issue No. 20 Champlain Elementary School teachers and students along with Burlington Wildways, BPRW and Grow Wild volunteers plant trees in a wildlife corridor with special guest Doug Tallamy, author of Nature’s Best Hope, who is holding the red handled shovel. The fall in Burlington invites all of us to be […]

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TAKE A TIME OUT FOR TURTLES: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR NESTING BEACH CLEAN UP DAY – October 16

Vermont Fish and Wildlife’s annual spiny softshell turtle beach cleanup day is Saturday, October 16, and the department is looking for volunteers to help.  Participants are asked to arrive at North Hero State Park at 10:00 a.m.  After finishing at North Hero, the group will carpool to another site in Swanton.  Volunteers will pull up […]

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The Nature Conservancy of Vermont Volunteer Events – Fall 2021

We are excited to host another handful of volunteer events this fall season and look forward to seeing folks from your communities out in the field. You can find these dates for late September through early November on our Volunteer Calendar and feel free to distribute the link or this email to any interested parties. Please direct […]

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Vermont Land Trust news & events: Protecting land with the Elnu Abenaki, spring wildflowers & new events 🐦

It’s definitely spring! We are seeing spring beauties and hepatica in the woods and translucent green leaves emerging on trees. Below, VLT ecologists Liz and Allaire offer insights into some things you may see out in nature in the weeks ahead. We’re excited to share conservation successes and new online events you can join wherever […]

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