OJ 903 Seg 1

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
903
Zone: 
Segments
Header: 
Batten Kill River Restoration Project
Body: 

Vermont is home to many productive trout streams, but none as famous as the Batten Kill. For more than 150 years, the river's reputation for producing big brown trout and beautiful native brook trout has lured anglers from across the country to southwest Vermont. Starting in the 1970s, the Batten Kill was managed strictly as a wild trout stream, initially with great success. But in the mid-90s a dramatic decline in the number of yearling trout had state biologists, anglers and others scrambling for answers. Thanks to a lot of hard work from a variety of groups, efforts are now underway to restore the Batten Kill as one of New England’s premier wild trout waters.

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Start Time: 
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Vermont TU Trout Camp at Quimby Country

Date: 
Thursday, June 23, 2011 12:00 am - Sunday, June 26, 2011 12:00 am
Location: 
Quimby Country Lodge
Address: 
http://maddogtu.org/pdf/Trout%20Camp%20Poster%208X11%20v2.1.jpg
City, State: 
Averill, VT
Source: 
Nature Walks (only on OJ pg)
Description: 

http://maddogtu.org/pdf/Trout%20Camp%20Poster%208X11%20v2.1.jpg

Featured Event: 
No

Profile - Mary Holland web extra

Series: 
Profile
Episode #: 
1024
Zone: 
Web Extra Video
Header: 
Web Extra
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OJ 701 Seg 3

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
701
Zone: 
Segments
Header: 
Becoming an Outdoor Family
Body: 

Since 1997, Groton State Forest has hosted Vermont’s Becoming an Outdoor Family workshop. For three days each spring, this annual event gives families the opportunity to camp, enjoy the park, and learn outdoor skills. More than 40 different hands-on classes are offered during the weekend. They showcase the wide variety of outdoor activities available to Vermonters, and help instill a basic understanding of environmental conservation. The only thing better than spending time outdoors, is spending time outdoors with your family.

Cove Link (DEPRECATED): 
http://video.vpt.org/video/1922790649?starttime=1170000&end=1528
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OJ 701 Seg 2

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
701
Zone: 
Segments
Header: 
Important Bird Areas
Body: 
Lake Champlain is home to hundreds of bird species that depend on its islands, wetlands, bottomland forests, and nearby fields for everything from food to nesting habitat. Within this diverse ecosystem there are a few truly unique locations designated as “Important Bird Areas” or IBA’s. The National Audubon Society's Important Bird Area program is part of a global effort to identify critical sites for birds across the planet. One of these sites encompasses 4 islands in northeastern Lake Champlain that are used by common terns for nesting. These islands are home to the largest inland population of terns in New England. A tern research project paid for in part by the Vermont Non-game Wildlife Fund is the focus of this segment, which was produced by Audubon Vermont and Peregrine Productions.
Cove Link (DEPRECATED): 
http://video.vpt.org/video/1922790649?starttime=743000&end=1165
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Oj 701 Seg 1

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
701
Zone: 
Segments
Header: 
Trophy Trout
Body: 
In 1994, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department began stocking select river sections with large, 2-year-old trophy trout. At first, skeptics worried that these big hatchery trout would not provide a quality fishery, and that the money would be better spent improving habitat for wild fish. Well, the proof is in the putting to the test, and it did not take long for the Trophy Trout Program to win over even non-believers. Over the last 15 years, it's become extremely popular, and for good reason: if you hit a trophy water just right, you're in for some of the most exciting fishing Vermont has to offer.
Cove Link (DEPRECATED): 
http://video.vpt.org/video/1922790649?starttime=80000&end=739
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OJ 702 Seg 3

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
702
Zone: 
Segments
Header: 
Spruce Grouse
Body: 

The boreal forest of the Nulhegan Basin is home to a wide variety of plant and animal species. Located in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont this area is a wildlife viewer’s paradise.

Download the teaching materials created by Sam Nijensohn (and students), Wheeler Mountain Academy, Barton, VT.

Cove Link (DEPRECATED): 
http://video.vpt.org/video/1922790612?starttime=915000&end=1529
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OJ 702 Seg 2

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
702
Zone: 
Segments
Header: 
Black Spot Disease
Body: 

Parasites are organisms that live off other living things. Fleas on a dog or ticks on a deer are common examples. Parasites are among the most successful animals on earth, and many have fascinating life cycles where they change form and move from one animal host to another. If you have ever fished for northern pike, bass, or panfish, chances are you have encountered a parasite known as black spot disease.

Cove Link (DEPRECATED): 
http://video.vpt.org/video/1922790612?starttime=749000&end=909
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OJ 702 Seg 1

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
702
Zone: 
Segments
Header: 
Fly Fishing for Longnose Gar
Body: 

During the Dog Days of summer, when rising water temperatures make trout sluggish and hard to catch, many fly fishermen hang up their rods. But for a growing number of anglers, hot, sunny days are the perfect excuse to target other species. Longnose gar are just one of several fish in Lake Champlain that thrive in warm water. And for at least one angler, fly fishing for these ancient predators is the perfect way to spend a summer day.

Cove Link (DEPRECATED): 
http://video.vpt.org/video/1922790612?starttime=80000&end=743
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OJ 703 Seg 3

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
703
Zone: 
Segments
Header: 
Green Mountain Conservation Camp
Body: 

If you’re looking for a summer camp experience that’s more than just a playground for your children. Then the green Mountain Conservation Camps might be for you. Back in the 1960’s former Vermont Fish and Wildlife Commissioner, Ed Kehoe, developed a new summer camp experience for Vermont youngsters. He included traditional outdoor activities, but by integrating a strong conservation message and hands on experience with everything from firearms to bluebird boxes, Kehoe’s design offered a whole lot more. Now named in his honor, Camp Kehoe on Lake Bomoseen is a great way to introduce any child to the outdoors.

Cove Link (DEPRECATED): 
http://video.vpt.org/video/1922500819?starttime=1004000&end=1530
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