In Vermont, we have trusted science to guide us on decisions and policies to address the pandemic and climate change. Why then would we change course and ignore science when it comes to managing our wildlife?
Wildlife management needs to evolve to match the growing threats that wildlife faces and the public's changing views that lean more toward a preservationist and conservationist ethic of wildlife management.
Hunters, trappers and anglers are not only the primary source of funding for conservation of wildlife and their habitats but crucial tools for managing many species.
Wildlife biologists hope that by reducing moose densities in northern Vermont, they will deprive winter ticks of their hosts, and give moose a chance for another comeback.
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, […]
he Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department recently closed on properties that will expand two popular wildlife management areas (WMAs).