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Living with Wildlife

People and wildlife can coexist if we recognize the importance of respecting the wildness of wildlife.

Living with Black Bears

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When bears venture into human territory, problems can occur. Find out what you can do to stay safe and keep bears out of trouble.

Got Bats?

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Learn to live with bats and help with their long-term conservation.

Managing Human-Beaver Conflicts

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Learn what can be done to reduce the risk of property damage by beavers while maintaining the important wildlife habitat their dams create.

Injured and Orphaned Wildlife

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Learn what to do if you find a sick or injured animal.

Rattlesnake Response Program

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Vermont’s Rattlesnake Response Program is a FREE service that aims to protect Vermont residents and Timber Rattlesnakes by safely moving nuisance rattlesnakes away from private and public property.

Nesting Turtle FAQs

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Learn to live with nesting turtles and contribute to the long-term persistence of Vermont’s turtle populations.

Human-Wildlife Conflict Resources

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Find help when wildlife cause conflicts.

Wildlife Diseases

White Tailed Deer
Learn about the wildlife diseases of concern in Vermont.

Avian Influenza

Animal Importation and Possession Rules

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Learn about the rules governing the importation, possession, and sale of pets and animals in Vermont.

Vermont's Roadkill Procedure

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Help us learn where roads are impacting wildlife movement by reporting roadkills and find out more about the state’s policy for removing roadkill in Vermont.