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Sara learning about turtle hatchlings with Steve Parren

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RUTLAND | Green Mountain Power honored longtime Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Steve Parren with one of the state’s top environmental awards last week, the GMP-Zetterstrom Award. more

The Vermont Eagle

A hummingbird just stood outside the window (flying in one spot) and looked around to find someone to tell that the feeder with sugar water was almost empty and us well trained humans needed to do our duty and refill it more

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SPLIT ROCK | Wilderness advocate John Davis urged a gathering of about 75 conservation-minded residents recently to advocate for the reintroduction of the puma into Adirondack forests... more

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CHIMNEY POINT | A large flock of Canadian geese can be seen roosting on the Lake Champlain ice at Chimney Point. more

The Vermont Eagle

Despite snow blanketing the North Country in March, spring is near and many of us here in New York are preparing for the return of migratory birds... more

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When it comes to our feathered friends, diversity abounds around Lake Champlain. more

Editorials

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RUTLAND |  Rutland County’s amateur ornithologists are concerned about the low activity around local birdfeeders leading up to this year’s Christmas bird count. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has co-signed a letter expressing concern over drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). more

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A female osprey enjoys a late-day meal of northern pike at Lake Arrowhead. more

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POULTNEY —  Rutland County Audubon will be holding its first wildlife art show, “Our Natural World in Art,” during the spring. more

The Vermont Eagle

The blue birds never really left this winter. more

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Pictured is a female Osprey with a 2-foot northern pike it had just caught at Lake Arrowhead. more

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RUTLAND — Celebrate spring on April 8 with Eileen Christelow and a storytime featuring her new book, Robins! more

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SCHROON LAKE — Officials here have begun a waterfront revitalization plan they hope will improve access to Schroon and Paradox lakes as well as increase use of the smaller ponds located on state land around the region. more

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MIDDLEBURY — A lot has changed since the first Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) was held in 1998. more

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SARANAC LAKE — BRI’s Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation is pleased to announce the launch of an Adirondack Gives fundraising campaign at adirondackgives.org. more

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WADHAMS — Essex Theatre Company retains award-winning director Edward Cornell to stage work by playwright Conor McPherson more

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MIDDLEBURY — Mark LaBarr from the Vermont Audubon Society and Carl Robinson of the Middlebury Area Land Trust, recently presented a proposal to the Middlebury Select Board for a project to manage the Early Successional Shrubland Habitat. more

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ORWELL — Alexa Kuzmik, a naturalist and bird handler from the Vermont Institute of Natural Science, joined an informal group of Orwell residents for a presentation about owls and hawks April 30. more

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CROWN POINT — The Crown Point State Historic Site Museum and Bird Banding Station will open for the 2016 season Saturday, May 7. more

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