FRANKLIN COUNTY – Vermonters interested in conserving wildlife should donate to the Nongame Wildlife Fund on their state income tax form this year, according to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. The fund helps protect some of Vermont’s most threatened wildlife such as bald eagles, la…
FRANKLIN COUNTY – The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department urges people venturing out on the ice of Vermont’s lakes and ponds to always put safety first and monitor ice conditions, especially after significant snow fall.
FRANKLIN COUNTY – Learning how to participate in an outdoor activity can be challenging, and ice fishing is a good example. Knowing this, the Vt. Fish and Wildlife Department has scheduled a series of free ice fishing clinics for anyone who would like to learn about the latest proven ice fis…
VERMONT – On December 6, Protect Our Wildlife, a Vermont all-volunteer wildlife protection advocacy group, submitted a petition to the Fish and Wildlife Board that seeks changes to trapping regulations in an effort to better protect pets, people, and raptors from injury and death in traps se…
FRANKLIN COUNTY – Finding a gift that will continue to give for a full year is a challenge, but the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department has a solution on their website — a license gift certificate for hunting and fishing licenses.
FRANKLIN COUNTY – On January 1, 2020 new baitfish regulations will go into effect aimed at providing anglers with additional opportunities to use and harvest baitfish.
GRAND ISLE – A Winooski man has been charged with fishing in Hatchery Brook near the Grand Isle Fish Culture Station and faces several hundred dollars in fines and restitution.
FRANKLIN COUNTY – Data from the Vermont Department of Health shows a spike in tick activity from late October through November. At the same time Vermonters are out hunting, ticks are searching for an additional meal before winter.
FRANKLIN COUNTY – If you recreate in the outdoors and care about the quality of your recreational experience – the vast stretches of green, the opportunity to see wildlife, the health of Vermont’s forests – thank a hunter.
MONTPELIER – With Vermont’s youth deer hunting weekend just around the corner, young hunters are encouraged to take to the field to hone their skills and to also help Fish and Wildlife biologists by reporting their deer at one of 23 biological reporting stations around the state.
FRANKLIN COUNTY – Millions of people across the globe have a passion for hunting. When the time comes to find gifts for the avid hunters in your life, indulging their passion for the great outdoors can make for the perfect present.
MONTPELIER – The ruffed grouse is an iconic game bird of Vermont that is widely recognized and enjoyed by hunters and non-hunters alike, but wildlife biologists are concerned that grouse populations across the Northeast have declined over the past 30 years.
MONTPELIER – Deer are one of the best known and most important species of wildlife in Vermont. However, they also must be managed in order to prevent damage to habitats and other wildlife. This can be a problem, particularly in some urban and suburban parts of the state.
FRANKLIN COUNTY – The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is providing the following list of certified leashed tracking dog owners who volunteer during the hunting seasons to help hunters locate deer or bear that have been shot during hunting season but not yet recovered. The leashed tracki…
MONTPELIER – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department (VFWD) says that regulation designed to help keep Vermont deer healthy bans the use of any deer lure containing natural deer urine or other deer bodily fluids.