One of the immaculate Vermont ranges that will be the site of the new CMP travel match. (Photo: Civilian Marksmanship Program)

CMP adds New England to Travel Match series

The national Civilian Marksmanship Program announced this week the addition of a new location to its popular Travel Match series.

The New England CMP Games will be held Sept. 14-18 at the Ethan Allen Training Site in Jericho, Vermont. The matches will be hosted by the Vermont State Rifle and Pistol Association and the Burlington Rifle and Pistol Club.

The hermit thrush, our bird ambassador.

Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge Open House and Art Exhibit

The Refuge will celebrate the 23nd anniversary of International Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The theme for 2016 IMBD is “Spread Your Wings for Bird Conservation.”

Pay and Kirsten Hayes, owners of Wood Meadow Market in Enosburg Falls.
Credit: J.D. Thomason

GMO Labeling in Vermont: Retailer Experience, Data Dispute Cost Concerns

While many large media outlets have described Vermont’s mandatory GMO labeling initiative as a “controversial” move, independent research indicates that no fewer than 64 countries containing over 40% of the world’s population have been labeling genetically modified foods for over a decade prompting some to ask, What’s so controversial about GMO labeling?