Nongame Wildlife Fund

nongame wildlife fund

More than 100 wildlife species are at risk including bald eagles, lynx and bats. The Nongame Wildlife Fund helps protect and restore Vermont's endangered wildlife for future generations to enjoy.

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Your Gift Helps...

Monitor Vermont's Endangered Wildlife. Where your dollar goes

Your donation supports our work to monitor a diversity of wildlife species including songbirds, salamanders, butterflies, and bats to better protect and manage these species.

Protect Critical Habitats.

We protect and improve important habitats, such as nesting sites for bald eagles, loons, peregrine falcons and spiny softshell turtles with your gift.

Assist Conservation Planning.

We provide up-to-date information about rare species and significant natural communities to help local conservation and planning efforts.

Spotlight Vermont's Rare Wildlife.

We develop educational materials and citizen science opportunities to help inform Vermonters of all ages about Vermont's threatened and endangered wildlife.

Your gift goes further helping Vermont's wildlife because every dollar you give is matched by grant money from the US Fish & Wildlife Service.

Other Ways to Donate

Tax Time Check-Off - Look for the Loon Look for the Loon

Donate while doing your taxes. Look for the loon on your Vermont income tax form and fill in the amount of your contribution. It's quick, easy and tax deductible!

Get a Conservation License Plate

Purchase a conservation license plate and let others know you care. Choose from three designs.

Hunting and Fishing License Purchase

Donate when purchasing a hunting or fishing license by simply including your contribution when applying.

Nongame Wildlife Fund Projects

Here are a few of the Wildlife Diversity Program's projects supported by the Nongame Wildlife Fund:

Bat Research

Each spring department biologists capture bats to learn more about their habitat needs as well as keeping tabs on the health of the existing population. Learn more

Helping Spiny Softshell Turtles

Nesting Bald Eagles

See also:

Natural Heritage Harmonies newsletter - Spring 2019 issue

Contact Us

Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Louis Porter

1 National Life Drive
Fish & Wildlife LogoDavis 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3702

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The mission of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is the conservation of all species of fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the people of Vermont.