Tag Archives: Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department

Vermont hunters had successful 2016 deer seasons, VTF&W reports
Sports
January 11, 2017

Vermont hunters had successful 2016 deer seasons, VTF&W reports

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department released preliminary numbers, Jan. 4, showing 16,160 deer were taken during Vermont’s 2016 deer hunting seasons. Reports from big game check stations indicate hunters had successful deer seasons in 2016, taking 3,447 deer in archery season, 1,438 in youth…

Be alert, avoid moose on roads
Local News
September 21, 2016

Be alert, avoid moose on roads

Drivers need to be alert and cautious because moose will be on the move, according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. Moose are more likely to be crossing roadways at this time of year, especially after dark or early in the morning. The peak of…

Biologist discusses the misunderstood rattlesnake

Tuesday, June 7 at 7 p.m. — FAIR HAVEN — Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department biologist and rattlesnake researcher Doug Blodgett will discuss this reclusive but much-maligned and misunderstood reptile, the rattlesnake, during his visit to the Fair Haven Free Library. The event will take place on Tuesday,…

State News
May 20, 2016

4,156 acres of state-owned wildlife habitat improved in 2015

On May 10, 2016, the state announced that its Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) are thriving. In its recently released annual report, the state claimed that 4,156 acres of habitat were improved over the course of 2015.

WMAs are increasingly important in providing a place for…

Sports
April 13, 2016

Vermont Fish & Wildlife launches online fishing regulations tool

MONTPELIER—The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department announced on April 8 the launch of its new online fishing regulations tool, a platform designed to provide anglers with instant access to Vermont fishing laws as well as information about access areas for lakes, ponds and rivers across…

Vermont Wildlife events planned for March

Sunday, March 20 at 1 p.m. — MONTPELIER — Hunters, landowners and anyone else interested in Vermont wildlife should plan on attending one of the three events hosted by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department in late March.

Each March the department holds three public hearings to…

Hunter education instructor training courses offered soon
Sports
January 12, 2016

Hunter education instructor training courses offered soon

By Tom Rogers, Vt Fish & Wildlife Department.

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is holding a new instructor training course for people interested in teaching hunter education courses in Vermont. 

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is offering several new…