As Vermonters head out deer hunting this fall, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds hunters to be ‘tick smart’ to prevent Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. When wading through high grass and brush or sitting still along the edges of fields and forests, hunters can easily pick up a tick.
Vermonters with an interest in protection, conservation and fishing are invited to attend a presentation about efforts to conserve trout on the famed Batten Kill River on Thursday, November 15 at 7:00 p.m.
Operation Game Thief (OGT) is a joint nonprofit program sponsored by the Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs and administered by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. The program provides a way for people to help protect the state’s fish and wildlife by reporting law violators at 1-800-75ALERT (1-800-752-5378).
Vermont’s Roxbury Fish Hatchery, severely damaged by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene, will be reconstructed beginning with a groundbreaking ceremony in Roxbury to be held at 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, October 24