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. – Young people interested in hunting turkeys are encouraged to sign up for National Wild Turkey Federation’s 9th Annual Jake’s Day Event on Saturday, April 20 […]
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 Vermont is greatly enriched by the state’s many grassland birds, from bobolinks flushing up from a grassy field to the beautiful song of an eastern […]
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 Saturday, May 6, marking the return of some of the best walleye fishing in New England. “We saw some really nice, trophy-size walleye during our […]
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 set by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board to gather input on proposed changes to otter and muskrat trapping […]
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, Parks, & Recreation are holding a public meeting to discuss future management and use of a Castleton-area wildlife management area. The meeting will discuss the […]
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 preliminarily approved a total of 80 bulls-only permits for the October 2017 moose hunting seasons. Based on the Fish & Wildlife Department’s recommendation, 63 bulls-only […]
News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department February 17, 2017 Media Contact: Shawn Good, 802-786-3863 New records set for bluegill and freshwater drum RUTLAND, Vt. – Vermont Fish & Wildlife today announced that two fish caught in 2016 have been certified as new state records, marking the 14th and 15th state records that have […]
News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife November 2, 2016 Media Contact: Doug Morin, 802-793-3837 ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt – The Vermont departments of Fish & Wildlife, and Forests, Parks, & Recreation are holding a public meeting to discuss future management and use of a group of conserved lands in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. The meeting will […]