Tag Archives: wildlife

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…

Fish and Wildlife announces 2016 Master Angler winners
Sports
April 12, 2017

Fish and Wildlife announces 2016 Master Angler winners

Vermont Fish and Wildlife (F&W) announced that 47 anglers have achieved Master Angler status for 2016, including two notable Vermonters who successfully completed a difficult bonus challenge set by the department last year.

“2016 marked the seventh year of the Master Angler program, and anglers…

Caution! Wildlife on road
News Briefs
April 5, 2017

Caution! Wildlife on road

One of the great wildlife migrations is about to happen right now in Vermont, right at our feet. You may start to hear the spring peepers or wood frogs calling in your backyard. Or perhaps you’ll notice salamanders crawling over rocks in a nearby stream….

Income tax form has line for wildlife fund donation
News Briefs
March 8, 2017

Income tax form has line for wildlife fund donation

Interested in conserving Vermont’s wildlife? Consider making a donation to the Nongame Wildlife Fund on line 29 of the state income tax form this tax season. The fund helps to conserve some of Vermont’s most threatened wildlife species such as bald eagles, lynx, and bats.

Looking for a winter activity? Track wildlife
News Briefs
December 21, 2016

Looking for a winter activity? Track wildlife

The bountiful snowfall in woods and fields this December provides ample opportunities to head outdoors looking for signs of wildlife. Snowshoers, skiers and other winter adventurers are encouraged to keep an eye on the snow for tracks this time of year. While most wild animals…