Vermont Fish & Wildlife conserves and protects fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the people of Vermont. Our $20 million (annual budget) is funded by three major sources: user-based fees such as licenses, excise taxes on gasoline and on hunting and fishing equipment, and state general funds. Within the department are five fish culture stations. Ed Weed in Grand Isle, built in 1991, is the newest.
Vermont's fisheries biologists and culture stations are engaged in a variety of activities to ensure Vermont's valuable fisheries resources are sustained and enhanced through time. Choose from a video below to learn more about the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station and other projects within the Fish Division.