Conservation

Vermont Habitat Stamp

Funds raised from sales of Vermont Habitat Stamps go to the Species and Habitat Conservation Fund and is used to purchase and manage wildlife habitat in Vermont.

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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GMCC Application Information

Before applying please read the following important information before proceeding to the online application process.

Camp Cost

The cost is $250 per child for a Basic or Advance session. The online application process accepts Visa & MasterCard credit cards and checks. If you pay by check we will not process your application until the check is received. Checks should be made payable to GMCC and mailed to the GMCC address listed below.

GMCC Junior Counselor Program

The Junior Counselor (JC) Program provides experienced campers the opportunity to enhance their leadership skills, develop a sound work ethic, and enrich their understanding of Vermont’s natural resources.

Trout in the Classroom

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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.

EQIP for Wildlife Habitat

EQIP, or Environmental Quality Incentives Program provides information and financial incentives for landowners to manage their land for wildlife.

How does the program work?

A Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department biologist will walk your land with you and identify ways you can improve wildlife habitat on your property.

Conservation License Plate

Purchasing a conservation plate supports efforts to protect endangered wildlife and keep Vermont watersheds healthy.

What Posting Means

The Vermont constitution has protected the right to hunt, fish and trap on open, private land since its drafting in 1793.  Posting laws and regulations honor this commitment while also ensuring landowners have the protections they need to control their property.

Wild Turkey Brood Survey

Help the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department analyze spring turkey production by recording wild turkey sightings during August using our web-based survey.

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Contact Us

Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Louis Porter

1 National Life Drive
Fish & Wildlife LogoDavis 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3702
802-828-1000
fwinformation@vermont.gov

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