When Alyssa Bennett and her team went out to trap bats here earlier this month, they set up near three sets of bat boxes, figuring they’d mostly attract little brown bats and maybe a female Indiana bat if they were lucky. What they discovered from that evening’s work led to quite a surprise.
The winners of Vermont’s 2022 moose hunting permits were determined Wednesday, July 20, at a lottery drawing in Montpelier witnessed by Fish and Wildlife’s Director of Wildlife Mark Scott and Business Systems Analyst Cheri Waters.
Bear Conflicts are Escalating in Vermont, Fish & Wildlife Department Urges Proactive Coexistence Steps
High-risk bear conflicts such as home and vehicle entries are being reported more frequently this summer than in previous years, according to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department.
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department has announced the 2022-2023 migratory game bird hunting season dates and bag limits.
Vermont’s muzzleloader season antlerless deer permit applications are available online at Vermont Fish and Wildlife’s website and from license agents. A link to the information and online applications is on the home page.
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says many people are having problems with bears looking for food near their homes, and with the food scrap ban in effect the department is providing tips for people who are composting at home so they can avoid attracting hungry bears.
The Vermont Warden Service and Vermont State Police are asking Vermonters to boat responsibly this Fourth of July weekend, as part of the nationwide Operation Dry Water campaign to reduce alcohol and drug related boating injuries through education and more visible deterrence.
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is providing new maps on its website of lands it owns along streambanks.
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is asking boaters and anglers to enjoy loons from a safe distance this summer.
The new regulations match Vermont regulations.