Vermont offering gun range grantsBy Josh OGorman | January 11,2013MONTPELIER- The Fish & Wildlife Department is offering grants to help create more shooting ranges.
Shooting clubs, sportsmen’s groups and government agencies involved in the operation of shooting ranges are invited to apply for a grant funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Examples of projects that could be eligible for funding include noise abatement structures, shooting pads and stations, lead mitigation, access roads and parking lots.
The grants will reimburse 75 percent of the cost of work performed. The deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m., Jan. 31. For more information, call Chris Saunders at 241-3722 or visit www.vtfishandwildlife.com.MORE IN This Just InTODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: A brief midsummer return of last winter’s stubborn cold air mass descends over the Northern Plains, Midwest and Northeast this week bringing colder than seasonable daytime temperatures. 0Rutland Herald content editor Rich Alcott shares local weather information and easily digestible... Full StoryRICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: 2nd president John Adams signs Sedition Act on this day in 1798 providing jail time for criticizing the government; Jerry Rubin, co-creator of the Yippies, American activist, political theorist, businessman, born this day in 1938. 0Rutland Herald content editor Rich Alcott uploads astronomic, historic and epigrammatic content... Full Story
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