Meet Vermont’s Newest Endangered Species
The latest Vermont Endangered and Threatened species list celebrated the recovery of Bald Eagles and the Canada Black Snakeroot, while five new species and three critical habitats were added. Learn about the newest members of the list that will need our help for their recovery.
Field Guide to June 2021
Most of our avian migrants have returned, and the flush of spring ephemeral wildflowers is beginning to fade. However, new life abounds in June! Find out more in this month’s Field Guide.
Naturalists Help the Vermont Atlas of Life on iNaturalist Build Biodiversity Big Data in 2020
From the first observation of 2020, a Gray Fox still celebrating the New Year at 4:30 AM, to Great Mullein leaves poking out of the snow shared at twilight on the last day of the year, naturalists added nearly 175,000 biodiversity records to our rapidly growing database of life in Vermont. Read on for highlights from an amazing year!
Field Guide to December 2020
December is off to a gentle start this year; the annual blanket of snow and ice has yet to drape across the land. Cozy up with our Field Guide and a warm cup of tea to learn how species from birds to bats and mice to moose face the coming cold-weather challenges.
Maine IFW Seeks Comment On Proposed Changes To State Threatened And Endangered List
Public hearings set for August 4 in Portland and August 5 in Farmington; written comments accepted through August 15 AUGUSTA,…
White Nose Syndrome Continues to Spread
Wisconsin now joins 23 other states in documenting the presence of the bat disease white-nose syndrome (WNS). According to the…
Results of New Hampshire Bat Hibernacula Surveys Dismal
Recent surveys for bats in New Hampshire hibernacula, places where bats spend the winter, resulted in biologists finding a total…
Vermont Biologists Continue in Race Against Time to Save Bats
Although Vermont’s populations of cave-dwelling bat species continue to drastically shrink in number every year, the rate of decline may…
VCE Presents 2013 Julie Nicholson Citizen Scientist Award
Dave Hoag, a life-long resident of Grand Isle, is a man of few words but myriad natural history accomplishments. He’d rather talk about winged creatures than himself any day.
VCE Presents the 2012 Julie Nicholson Citizen Scientist Award
Citizen scientist Kevin Hemeon plans to continue his contributions to citizen science projects for as long as he can swing a net and hoist a pair of binoculars.