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Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area Expands by 54 Acres

30 August 2018

Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area, well known for its waterfowl and songbird habitat, has grown to nearly 1,200 permanently conserved acres through the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s purchase of 54 acres of land in Mt. Tabor. The Vermont Land Trust facilitated the transaction.

Management Activities on WMAs

Here are the latest management activities on the department’s Wildlife Management Areas. Check back often for updates and what’s coming soon.

Trout in the Classroom

kid sampling stream

Trout in the Classroom (TIC) program brings the science of Vermont's aquatic ecosystems into schools across the state.

Through the TIC program, students raise brook trout at their school, monitoring and supporting all stages of their development, before releasing them into a local stream. Students learn about early trout development and anatomy, habitat, water chemistry, life cycles and food.

Photos From GMCC

boys in canoes at GMCC camp

Share your GMCC experience with friends and family by viewing and downloading photos from the week you were at camp.

All photos will be available online until October. Remember, you will need the password to view the images.

Green Mountain Conservation Camp

Conservation Camp

Green Mountain Conservation Camp (GMCC) offers hands-on learning experiences about fish, wildlife, ecology, botany, forestry, hunter firearm safety, outdoor first aid, and so much more.

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Bird Survey Results

Ongoing monitoring of nesting success helps determine trends or fluctuations in numbers and offers a better understanding of what management and conservation efforts are needed. Below are the survey results of several bird species the department is currently monitoring.

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Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Louis Porter

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