Tag Archives: wild

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 in residential areas earlier this spring.

Working in partnership with New Hampshire Fish & Game,…

Wild leeks
Column
May 3, 2017

Wild leeks

By Virginia Barlow

The white bulbs of wild leeks, also called ramps (especially in the South), can be eaten year round, but it’s the early leaves that are most appreciated. In pre-freezer days, ramps were the first greens available after five or so months of…

More than 5,500 wild turkeys harvested in spring season
Sports
August 10, 2016

More than 5,500 wild turkeys harvested in spring season

A preliminary report from Vermont Fish & Wildlife shows that hunters brought home 5,537 wild turkeys during the spring hunting season—40 more than the average of the three previous years, including 662 turkeys taken during the April youth weekend hunt. “The hunter success rate remained…