Tag Archives: Deer

Feeding deer does much harm, little good
The Outside Story
February 20, 2019

Feeding deer does much harm, little good

By Meghan McCarthy McPhaul

A few winters back, a doe  frequented our compost heap. The garden fence around it proved an inadequate barrier, as she simply hopped over it to nosh on the rotting shards of jack-o-lanterns and the latest veggie scraps tossed atop the…

State News
August 30, 2018

Deadline for antlerless deer application nears

The deadline to apply for an antlerless deer permit to be used during Vermont’s December 1-9 muzzleloader deer season is Thursday, Aug. 29.

Antlerless deer hunting permit applications are on Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s website ( vtfishandwildlife.com ), and printed applications are available from license agents…

News Briefs
May 3, 2017

Fish & Wildlife to increase antlerless deer permits

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Board voted on the Fish & Wildlife Department’s proposal for antlerless deer hunting for 2017 at its meeting on April 26 in Montpelier.

“We are recommending an increase in muzzleloader season antlerless deer permits this year to account for the…

November 9, 2016

Vermont’s rifle deer season starts Saturday, Nov. 12

Hunters are gearing up for the start of Vermont’s statewide traditionally popular 16-day rifle deer season that begins Saturday, Nov. 12 and ends Sunday, Nov. 27. A hunter may take one buck during this season with at least one antler having two or more points….

Home and Garden
May 7, 2015

Controlling animal pests in gardens and landscapes

Dr. Leonard Perry, Extension Professor, UVM

Effective control of animal pests is possible though your success will depend on your timing, method, and perseverance. A control that works for your neighbor, or that worked for you last year, may not work…