conservation

Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area Expands by 54 Acres

30 August 2018

Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area, well known for its waterfowl and songbird habitat, has grown to nearly 1,200 permanently conserved acres through the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s purchase of 54 acres of land in Mt. Tabor. The Vermont Land Trust facilitated the transaction.

Bird Survey Results

Ongoing monitoring of nesting success helps determine trends or fluctuations in numbers and offers a better understanding of what management and conservation efforts are needed. Below are the survey results of several bird species the department is currently monitoring.

Turtle Project Results

Monitoring turtle distribution and nesting success helps determine trends and improves management and conservation efforts. Below are summaries for two turtle species the department is currently monitoring.

Management Activities on WMAs

Here are the latest management activities on the department’s Wildlife Management Areas. Check back often for updates and what’s coming soon.

Habitat Stamp Donations Conserving Land

overlooking bird eye mountain

This was a BIG year for the Vermont Habitat Stamp!

Habitat Stamp funds contributed to three land acquisition projects, helped with maintaining wildlife habitat on existing Wildlife Management Areas, and expanded the department’s efforts to enhance habitat along streambanks and on private lands.

Conservation Education

The department offers a variety of educational resources for children, formal and non-formal educators, and the general public.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - conservation

Contact Us

Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Louis Porter

1 National Life Drive
Fish & Wildlife LogoDewey Building
Montpelier, VT 05620-3208
802-828-1000
fwinformation@vermont.gov

Staff Directory

Connect with Us

Twitter icon
Facebook icon
YouTube icon
RSS icon