The Outreach Division has three major programs, Information and Marketing, Conservation Education, and Hunter Education & Shooting Ranges.
Staff within the division interact with the public on a daily basis and provide publications, website and social media, and information on fish and wildlife programs and laws. They also conduct statewide educational programs and special events that reach thousands of Vermont children and adults annually.
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Director of Public Affairs: Vacant
Information and Marketing 802-828-1000
Creating media and outreach materials, including press releases, the annual Fish & Wildlife Regulations, website, Facebook, as well as television and radio promotions, the Information & Marketing team interacts with the public and provides support to staff throughout the department on communications planning and key messages.
Conservation Education 802-828-1460
Charged with coordinating the aquatic resource and wildlife education, the Conservation Education program oversees programs for formal and non-formal educators, youth, and the general public.
- Project WILD, Aquatic WILD, Growing Up WILD, and Flying WILD
- Green Mountain Conservation Camps
- Let's Go Fishing program
- Fish and Wildlife Management for Educators: a three-credit course for educators.
Education Coordinator: Ali Thomas
Education Registrar: Janet Finn
Hunter Education & Shooting Ranges 802-828-1193
Approximately 4,000 students annually are trained to be safe, responsible firearms users as required by law through hunter safety courses across the state. A mandatory trapper education program and a mandatory bowhunter education program are also administered through Hunter Education. Any person wishing to enter one of the three educational courses may contact the Hunter Education Program at 828-1193 or email FWHunterED@vermont.gov
This program also develops and maintains publically accessible shooting ranges across the state.