Tag Archives: Bears

Mountain Meditation
June 8, 2018

On bears and quests

By Marguerite Jill Dye Those of you who grew up in the Green Mountains of Vermont or other wilderness areas may take certain things for granted, but when I found bear…

State to bear hunters: send us teeth
State News
August 16, 2017

State to bear hunters: send us teeth

Early bear hunting season starts Sept. 1 The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding successful bear hunters that a regulation now requires them to submit a bear tooth so…

Young bears are released back to the wild
State News
June 21, 2017

Young bears are released back to the wild

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department successfully released several young orphaned bears back into the wild after a short stay with a wildlife rehabilitator. The cubs had shown up malnourished…

Bears are on the prowl
Local News
May 24, 2017

Bears are on the prowl

Vermont Fish & Wildlife staff are gearing up for what will likely be another record year for bear conflicts. They are asking the public to help keep Vermont’s bears wild…

Black bears, reptiles, and angels
Column
September 28, 2016

Black bears, reptiles, and angels

By Marguerite Jill Dye I’d originally planned to write “Where are my bears?” because I couldn’t understand why the blackberries I left on the bushes for baby, mama, and daddy…