Vermont is increasingly recognized as a wild turkey hunting destination. With its near perfect mix of fields, farms and forests, Vermont is home to some of the best turkey hunting opportunities New England has to offer.
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is providing the following list of certified leashed tracking dog owners who volunteer during the hunting seasons to help hunters locate deer, bear or moose that have been shot during hunting season but not yet recovered.
The annual spiny softshell turtle beach cleanup day is on Saturday, October 27, and Vermont Fish & Wildlife is looking for volunteers to help. Participants are asked to arrive at North Hero State Park between 10 and 11 a.m., as the group may move on to another site by 11.
A new boardwalk at the popular Moose Bog will provide additional opportunities for people to see wildlife in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. The boardwalk, which was built to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, provides an immersive experience in nature at the Wenlock Wildlife Management Area in Ferdinand, Vermont.
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding hunters of a regulation designed to help keep Vermont deer healthy by banning the use of any deer lure containing deer urine or other deer bodily fluids.
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says it has several thousand unallocated antlerless deer permits to be used in the December 1-9 muzzleloader deer season after it held its annual permit lottery on September 26.
Waterfowl hunters who will have retrieving dogs with them during Vermont’s waterfowl hunting seasons should check waterbodies for cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) blooms before allowing their dogs in the water according to the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources.
A youngster’s first hunt can mark the beginning of a lifelong passion for the outdoors and a commitment to wildlife conservation. There is no finer time to begin this journey than during Vermont’s upcoming youth waterfowl hunting weekend on September 29 and 30
Deer hunters who applied for a Vermont muzzleloader season antlerless deer permit by the August 29 deadline can now go to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife website (www.vtfishandwildlife.com) to see if they won a permit.