Vermont Fish & Wildlife Seeks Champlain Valley Volunteers to Monitor Endangered Bats This Summer

News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department April 25, 2017 Media Contacts: Alyssa Bennett, 802-786-0098 FAIR HAVEN AND FERRISBURGH, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is looking for volunteers to monitor colonies of endangered bats this summer. The department is seeking volunteers willing to help count state-endangered little brown bats as they […]





Vermont Fish & Wildlife Offers Bird Feeding Basics

News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife Dept. December 8, 2016 Media Contact: John Buck, 802-476-0196 MONTPELIER, Vt. – With winter weather now taking hold, Vermonters are readying their bird feeders. But before residents put up their avian offerings, Vermont Fish & Wildlife recommends a review of the bird feeding basics. “Birds of all species […]



2017 Vermont Fish & Wildlife Calendar is Available

News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department November 1, 2016 Media Contact: Tom Rogers 802-828-1000 Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Vermont Life Magazine announce the release of the colorful 2017 Fish & Wildlife Calendar. Filled with stunning photos of Vermont wildlife, including moose, snow geese, steelhead rainbow trout, egrets, and whitetail deer, the […]



Vermont Bass Fishing Season to Open June 11

News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife June 6, 2016 Media Contact: Shawn Good, 802-786-3863 RUTLAND, Vt. – Vermont’s regular bass fishing season is set to kick off on Saturday, June 11, marking the start of some of the hottest and most-renowned bass fishing in the northeast. “From big-water angling on lakes like Champlain, Bomoseen […]



Grand Isle Family Fishing Festival set for June 11

News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife June 3, 2016 Media Contact: Tom Chairvolotti, 802-372-3171 GRAND ISLE, Vt. – The 16th annual Grand Isle Family Fishing Festival will be held on Saturday, June 11 and organizers are planning for an exciting day of fishing fun and trophy catches. “The Grand Isle Family Fishing Festival is […]




Consider Delayed Mowing to Conserve Grassland Birds

News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife and Audubon Vermont May 26, 2015 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 […]




Hunter Education Instructor Training Course Offered

News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife May 18, 2016 Media Contacts: Nicole Meier 802-318-1347; John Pellegrini 802-272-2909 RANDOLPH, Vt. — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is offering a New Instructor Training Course for people interested in volunteering to teach Hunter Education, Trapper Education, or Bowhunter Education courses in Vermont. The training will take […]