Tag Archives: Vermont

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…

Fish stocking underway across Vermont
Sports
April 26, 2017

Fish stocking underway across Vermont

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has kicked off fish stocking work across the state, an effort that will ultimately result in over 1 million fish being distributed into Vermont waters in 2017. The work includes the strategic distribution of brook, brown, lake, rainbow and…

Sports
April 26, 2017

Vermont’s spring turkey season starts this week

It’s almost time for spring turkey hunting in Vermont. Youth spring turkey hunting weekend is April 29-30 this year. The regular spring turkey season is May 1-31.

All of Vermont is open to turkey hunting during the youth weekend and regular spring season. Landowner permission…

State News
April 26, 2017

Vermont newspapers applaud new protections

The Vermont Press Association is praising the Vermont Legislature for approving a shield law designed to protect journalists from unwarranted subpoenas concerning their sources.

The House of Representatives gave final approval to the legislation, 140-2, on Thursday afternoon, and Gov. Phil Scott signed it on…

Letter
April 19, 2017

What Vermont can’t afford

Dear Editor,

Every year, Vermont gives away tens of millions of dollars to high-income taxpayers while cutting services for Vermonters who are struggling the most to make ends meet. Yet it is clear that Vermonters, as shown by their votes for national officeholders, don’t support…

Vermont Fish & Wildlife creates new Bird’s Eye WMA
Local News
April 19, 2017

Vermont Fish & Wildlife creates new Bird’s Eye WMA

By Julia Purdy

On a recent early spring day, with snow still blanketing the woods, no green shoots were poking through just yet, but meltwater was trickling across the old woods road along the east flank of Birdseye, where deer and turkey had left recent…