Here’s a reminder from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department that Dead Creek Wildlife Day in Addison, VT is this Saturday, October 5.

Activities at Dead Creek Wildlife Day are especially for people who enjoy hunting, fishing, birdwatching, or learning about Vermont’s diverse wildlife.  The event will be held at the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) on Route 17 west of Route 22A.

Bird banding demonstrations start at 7:00 a.m.  Two large tents will open at 9:30 a.m. featuring wildlife exhibits and kids’ craft activities such as decoy carving, face painting and building bluebird boxes.

Main activities run from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and include nature walks, illustrated talks, live wildlife presentations, hunting dog demonstrations, fishing and hunting tips, and much more. All events are free, and a free shuttle bus will provide regular access to nearby field events throughout the day.

The festival is hosted by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, Vermont

Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, Otter Creek Audubon Society, and Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs.

For more information and a schedule of events, visit Vermont Fish and Wildlife’s website:

Logo courtesy Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department

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