All of the new members are hunters, according to a press release from Gov. Phil Scott’s office. Wildlife advocates have recently sought more diversity in the backgrounds of board members, who make decisions about hunting and wildlife policies in the state.
Many opposed to the proposed policies expressed concern that the bills seek to limit hunting in general, while those in favor of the bills say the practices at their center are cruel and should have been prohibited long ago.
I object to the way F&W conducts their business in dealing with the public and their concerns.
After two coyote carcasses were photographed strung up outside a Bloomfield home, activists are renewing calls for the state to crack down on coyote hunting.
News Release -- Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife March 26, 2019 Contacts: Ron Lafreniere 802-434-4274 Chris Bernier 802-777-0823 Sign Up Now for Youth Turkey Hunt Event WATERBURY, Vt. – […]
Hunters killed 18,845 deer during the archery, rifle and muzzleloader seasons, the highest in almost two decades.
After a moose drowned offshore South Hero on Saturday, officials remind the public to view wildlife from a distance.
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has shown a disproportionate allegiance to hunters and trappers to the exclusion of wildlife watchers and advocates.
News Release -- Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department May 31, 2018 Media Contact: John Buck, VT Fish & Wildlife, 802-777-5773; Mark LaBarr, Audubon Vermont, 802-434-3068 MONTPELIER, Vt. – Summer in […]
The majority of Vermonters want to see ethical and responsible management.
News Release -- Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department April 26, 2017 Media Contact: Chet MacKenzie, 802-786-3864 RUTLAND, Vt. – The Vermont walleye fishing season is set to open up on […]
News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department March 30, 2017 Media Contacts: Kim Royar, 802-747-8412; Scott Darling, 802-786-3862; Mark Scott, 802-777-4217 MONTPELIER, Vt. – Three public hearings have been […]
News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife March 14, 2017 Media Contacts: Nick Fortin, 786-3860; John Lones, 802-786-3878 RUTLAND, Vt – The Vermont departments of Fish & Wildlife, and Forests, […]
News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife February 27, 2017 Media Contacts: Scott Darling, 802-777-1732; Louis Porter, 802-828-1454 MONTPELIER, Vt. – On February 22, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Board […]