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Tree Stand Safety Tips for Hunters

17 September 2018

Tree stands get hunters out of sight and smell of wary deer, but they can also get hunters into trouble. Here are some tips from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department.

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.

Safe Composting in Bear Country

12 July 2018

Bears in Vermont are thinking ahead to winter and, looking to fatten up, are currently in search of easy calories. Compost can become a bear attractant – as with trash bins, bird feeders, and pet food – if not properly managed.

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Commissioner Louis Porter

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Montpelier, VT 05620-3208
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