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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

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If you like history and love to fish Lake Champlain or its big tributaries, then here is something for you. O Read more

Community Columnists

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Historical Society will host award-winning scientist Bill Ardren on Friday, June 21 at 7 p.m. to speak on efforts to restore a once-thriving salmon fishery to Lake Champlain. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont farmers, long the unfair main target of environmentalists concerned about high-phosphorous runoff into the Lake Champlain basin, are aware of the enormous cost of cleaning up the lake. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ORWELL - Change is happening on the land and that’s good news for water quality, according to Water Quality Division Deputy Director Ryan Patch of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WILLSBORO | Walking along a burbling river flowing through her adopted hometown, Rep. Elise Stefanik got a crash course in all-things aquatic, including the migration habits of salmon and habitat restoration. Read more

The Sun

White House press secretary rationalized lifting the import ban on endangered big game trophies by claiming it was decided by career civil servants appointed by Obama. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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WILLSBORO — Willsboro and Essex are business-friendly, and would love to have you. Read more

The Sun

WADHAMS — Can you hear me now? Read more

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Middlebury Area Land Trust

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. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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JAY — Flood mitigation projects underway here and in Wilmington are meant to protect important public roads and wildlife during major storm events. Read more

The Sun

At the recent Salmon Symposium held in Willsboro, Shawn Gillilland opened the meeting stating that he wants to improve the Salmon fishing economy in town. Read more

Community Columnists

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LAKE CHAMPLAIN — Efforts to control sea lamprey populations in Lake Champlain tributaries proved successful in 2015 and improved conditions for landlocked Atlantic Salmon and Lake Trout, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DE Read more

The Sun

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WILLSBORO — After slicing through the center of town, the state’s steepest river takes a hairpin turn and creeps southeast. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH ELBA — Imagine hanging out at your local watering hole. It’s 75 degrees, but the mercury keeps rising: 80, 85, 90. Before long, you’re cooking and just need to find some shade. Read more

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KEENE — Stream restoration work has begun at the popular Keene Town Beach on the Au Sable River, across from Marcy Field. Read more

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Work is scheduled to begin this week on the removal of the Saw Mill Dam on the Boquet River. Read more

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