Host Marianne Eaton visits Kedron Valley Stables in South Woodstock for a horseback riding lesson and then joins members of the GMHA for their annual fall foliage ride. Then, we learn about The Junior Waterfowl Hunter Training Program, developed to pass on the traditions of waterfowl hunting to young people. Lastly, Host Lawrence Pyne joins the Farnham family of South Hero in their unique "rock blind" on the shores of Lake Champlain for an afternoon of duck hunting.
We visit the 2003 derby and host Lawrence Pyne heads out on Monkton Pond with his kids to share some tips on how he keeps fishing fun and exciting for his family. Then, We travel to the White River to look at efforts to reform a riparian buffer and to the woods of central Vermont to watch apple trees being released. Lastly, host Marianne Eaton attends Doe Camp 2003 to learn a little about shooting, survival, fly-fishing and other outdoor sports.
Host Marianne Eaton joins Vermont Bicycle Tours on their Champlain Valley Tour for a little inn-to-inn biking through the Champlain Valley. Then, the Lake Hortonia Country Store in Hubbardton holds a "Youth Hunting Weekend" during Vermont's annual youth deer season in an effort to foster an interest in preserving Vermont's hunting heritage for kids. Lastly, host Lawrence Pyne joins Rob Harvey, a Vermont native and one of the top goose biologists in the country, for a day hunting migratory Canada geese on the Connecticut River.
Host Lawrence Pyne spends a few days with the "first family" of tracking, the legendary Benoits of central Vermont. Then Lawrence joins Scott Williamson from the Wildlife Management Institute on a nighttime woodcock banding operation at the firing range in Jericho. Also, host Marianne Eaton joins Olympian Doug Lewis of Eliteam and members of the VPT staff for a challenging and insightful day on the ropes in Waitsfield.
Host Marianne Eaton joins Jamie Hess of the Montshire Skating Club for an introductory Nordic skating lesson, Lawrence Pyne joins a group of hunters in the pre-dawn hours as they prepare for a snow goose hunt, and we join field researchers at the University of Vermont who are part of a study to determine the long-term effects of agricultural management on populations of grassland birds through banding operations.
Join host Lawrence Pyne as his name is finally drawn in New Hampshire for the 2005 moose season. Then, thrill seekers are invited to experience the twists, turns and exhilaration as they enjoy their Olympic moment flying down one of the fastest tracks in the world, the Bobsled run.
Marianne Eaton visits one of Vermont's natural gems: 28,000-acre Groton State Forest. Dead Creek Wildlife Day, held every October in Addison, Vt., celebrates the state's migratory bird population. Lawrence Pyne and some young hunters go after gray squirrels in the woods of Addison County.
Host Marianne Eaton visits the Green Mountain Club's Tenth Annual Snowshoe Festival in Waterbury. Then, we spent some time on the Catamount Trail with snowshoers and cross-country skiers and got a little taste of inn-to-inn skiing. Also, We spent some time to learn more about deeryards and why they're so important to deer. Lastly, host Lawrence Pyne joins Richard Huntley of Rabbit Hollow Beagles in Bethel for an exciting day of snowshoe hare hunting.