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Vt Fish & Wildlife Installing Water Control Devices on Beaver Dams

08 August 2018
Beaver baffle installation

To prevent flooding on nearby roads, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department recently completed construction of 19 water control devices on beaver dams in locations throughout Vermont. Known as ‘beaver baffles’ these devices allow some water to pass through the dam without breaching the dam and destroying the wetland.

Vermont Moose Hunting Permits for Veterans Are Drawn

01 August 2018

The five winners of Vermont 2018 moose hunting permits for resident military veterans were determined in a randomized computer lottery drawing August 1 at the Fish & Wildlife office in Montpelier. The five permit winners were among 100 military veteran applicants who applied at no cost by a July 6 deadline.

Vermont Turkey Brood Survey Starts Aug. 1

26 July 2018

Wild turkeys are found throughout most of Vermont, but their reproductive success is monitored annually by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department with help from “citizen scientists” who report the number and size of turkey families they see during August.

Fish & Wildlife Biologist to Speak on Threats to Vermont’s Moose Population

20 July 2018

From climate change to parasites to the state’s changing forested landscape, moose face a variety of challenges. Scott Darling, wildlife biologist with Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, will give a talk on Vermont’s moose population entitled Moose in Vermont – The Tiny Threats to Our Biggest Mammals on Wednesday, August 15 in Wilmington.

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