Vermont Fish & Wildlife announces 100th WMA in 100 years

WMA

SHREWSBURY, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, along with the Shrewsbury community and the Vermont Land Trust, are celebrating the conservation of their 100th Wildlife Management Area, coincidently, in the 100th year of department WMA ownership and management … Continued

Black River is cleaner by 70 tires after cleanup

From left in front, Moira Stettner and Armando Stettner; back row Harry Milkman, Leonard and Richard Barber, Jordan and Kayla Baker, Maura and Steve Anderson

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – When a simple paddling trip turns into a tire-scouting safari, what follows is a targeted river cleanup! After noting the location of around 20 tires at the bottom of the Black River along Paddock Road in Springfield, … Continued

Vermont moose hunting permit winners are drawn

The moose permit lottery winners are now posted on Vermont Fish & Wildlife's website.

MONTPELIER, Vt. – The winners of Vermont’s 2020 moose hunting permits were determined Wednesday, Aug. 5, at a lottery drawing in Montpelier witnessed by Fish & Wildlife’s Director of Wildlife Mark Scott and business systems analyst Cheri Waters. The drawing … Continued

Open letter from Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz

LUDLOW, Vt. – What will the 2020-21 ski and snowboard season look like? We are still in the heat of July – still celebrating the successful opening of our resorts for summer – and that is the number one question … Continued

The 24th annual rabies bait drop kicking off

Example of a rabies bait blister pack

BURLINGTON, Vt. – The annual Rabies Bait Drop, a weeklong, cooperative effort between the state of Vermont and U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services to stop the spread of the rabies, started Aug. 1. Rabies vaccine – in the form … Continued

Peregrine falcon nesting season complete

Vermont cliffs monitored by biologists and volunteers for nesting peregrine pairs this spring and summer are open Aug. 1 for recreationists

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Hikers and rock climbers can return to Vermont cliffs starting Aug. 1 now that peregrine falcon nesting season has ended. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has confirmed that all the young falcons have learned to fly … Continued

Lake Rescue Association applies for dredging permit with state

LUDLOW, Vt. – The Lake Rescue Association announced that it has applied for a dredging permit with the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Agency of Natural Resources. The permit application proposes that the state allow dredging near the mouth of … Continued

The 20th Springfield Hospital Golf Challenge

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – It is that time of the year again, when Springfield Hospital hosts its annual Golf Challenge. The tournament takes place at the prestigious Okemo Valley Golf Club in Ludlow, Vt., Wednesday, Sept. 16. Besides the amenities of … Continued

Vermont’s moose hunt auction closes Aug. 12

Moose hunt permit auction closes Aug. 12.

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Vermont’s auction for three moose hunting permits is open until 4:30 p.m. Aug. 12. Bids will be opened and winners notified Aug. 13. The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board authorized a total of 55 permits for the … Continued

Vermont turkey brood survey starts Aug. 1

turkey brood

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Wild turkeys are found throughout most of Vermont, but their reproductive success is monitored annually by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department with help from “citizen scientists” who report the number and size of turkey families they … Continued

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