Here is your source for information on the identification, habitat, ecology, reproduction, range, and distribution of Vermont’s animals.
The goal of wildlife rehabilitation is to release injured and orphaned wildlife safely back into the wild.
To date, Chronic Wasting Disease has not been detected in any deer populations within Vermont.
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a fatal neurological (brain and nervous system) disease found in deer, elk, caribou, and moose (cervids) populations in certain geographical locations in North America. CWD is caused by a mutant protein, called a prion.
Bats in the attic, bears in the beehives, deer eating the beans, raccoons in the garbage: the list of wildlife problems goes on.
Many wildlife species can cause conflicts under certain circumstances. Here are some resources to help resolve human-wildlife conflicts.
Berlin, Vermont Phone number: 802-223-8690 or visit their website on protecting property.
Raccoon roundworm is the common large roundworm or ascarid found in the small intestinal tract of raccoons. Adult worms measure six to eight inches in length and about 0.4 inch in width. They are tan-white in color, cylindrical and taper at both ends.
Raccoon roundworm is common in raccoons in the Northeast and Midwest. Forty to sixty percent of raccoon may carry this parasite.
Rabies, sometimes known as hydrophobia, is a deadly disease of the brain. It is the most important wildlife disease risk to humans and pets in Vermont. Although rabies is a virus that is 100% fatal if not treated, it is also 100% preventable.