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    Field Guide to June 2021

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.