Related Segments

What Baby Boomer doesn’t remember the childhood game of Wiffleball? This baseball variation still features the hard plastic bat, lightweight enough for even the very young. And who could forget...


Mention the word “rattlesnake” and the reaction you’ll get is either awe and fascination or fear and loathing. Timber rattlesnakes are listed as an endangered species in six of the 27 states that...

Conservation, Snakes

Gray Squirrels can be found just about anywhere in the Northeast. In parks, around back yard bird feeders and campgrounds these little critters can appear pretty bold but in the hard woods...

Hunting, squirrels

Since its inception back in the fall of 2002, Dead Creek Wildlife Day has become an annual event held on the first Saturday in October. Activities include everything from decoy carving and...


A century ago Vermont had a very different landscape. Intensive logging and massive forest fires decimated our woodlands. But today, due to the creation of the National Forest Service as well as...

parks

Almost everyone is familiar with wild edibles, such as berries and fiddleheads, yet our region is home to dozens of species of wild edibles that are far more flavorful and nutritious than what you...

food & drink, plants

The first record of banding birds in North America dates back to 1803 when John James Audubon tied silver cords to the legs of phoebes. This allowed him to identify two of the nestlings when they...

Conservation, Ducks

In 1919 the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department made their first purchase of wildlife habitat. This one thousand acres of wetlands established the Sandbar Waterfowl Refuge and was the precursor...


For centuries various plant species have been imported from other countries as ornamentals for various landscaping projects. They may look great when manicured by a landscaper but when these...

Conservation, plants

Maidstone Lake was created when glacial ice carved out a deep basin along the northern stretches of the Connecticut River. The deep cold water left behind as a result of the glacier melt is now...

fishing, trout


Vermont PBS educates, informs, entertains and inspires Vermonters to be lifelong learners and engaged in their community.

The importance of PBS

John Killacky of The Flynn Center talks about the importance of PBS, and showcasing great art like the upcoming Independent Lens film, "Born to Fly." Watch the video!

Our Productions

Original series, specials, documentaries and web shows produced by Vermont PBS

CEO Holly Groschner is "Talkin' Vermont"

Holly is on a mission to get to know more Vermonters, what inspires them, what makes them tick, and to learn how Vermont PBS can better serve. Watch the video...

Poetry Out Loud

10 finalists from Vermont high schools brought their performances to the Vermont PBS studio for the state finals competition. Watch these captivating presentations now!

Vermont Winners!

Check out winning Vermont entries to the 2015 PBS Kids Writers Contest!

Vermont PBS PLUS!

Learn about our second HD broadcast service offering alternative programming and more content from local and regional producers.

Lifelong Learning

Vermont PBS Announces First Recipient of Public Media Ambassador Award

Vermont PBS is pleased to recognize Vermont native Raney Aronson-Rath with its first annual Vermont Public Media Ambassador Award, in recognition of Vermonters whose vision and leadership are advancing the role of public media in the digital age. Read the press release. Just in: Raney Aronson named executive producer for Frontline!


Vermont PBS Garners Emmy Nominations and a Webby Honor

Vermont’s statewide public television service, has just received four New England Emmy Award nominations for its local productions. Read more!


Be in the know!

Our Vermont PBS Weekly email newsletter highlights upcoming shows and important station news. Sign Up Today!

Vermont PBS

204 Ethan Allen Avenue
Colchester, VT 05446
(802) 655-4800
© 2015 Vermont PBS
All Rights Reserved

Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn Pinterest