Vermont Fish and Wildlife http://wamc.org en Biologists Study White Nose Infected Bats in Artificial Cave http://wamc.org/post/biologists-study-white-nose-infected-bats-artificial-cave <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>With nearly 90 percent declines in some species of bats due to White Nose Syndrome, scientists in the Northeast conducted an experiment this winter aimed at finding alternative strategies to save infected bats. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:59:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 62099 at http://wamc.org Biologists Study White Nose Infected Bats in Artificial Cave Vermont House Approves Ban on Wild Boar http://wamc.org/post/vermont-house-approves-ban-wild-boar <p></p><p></p><p>House lawmakers in Vermont have approved a ban on wild boar, after state Fish and Wildlife officials said they are concerned the boar could escape from captive hunting facilities and attack other animals. Fri, 05 Apr 2013 21:03:33 +0000 Pat Bradley 61582 at http://wamc.org Vermont House Approves Ban on Wild Boar Vermont Holds Public Meetings on Land Use Rule http://wamc.org/post/vermont-holds-public-meetings-land-use-rule <p>Vermont residents will get a chance to weigh in a new proposed rule to regulate public activities on land owned by the Vermont Fish &amp; Wildlife Department.<br><br>The proposal would allow hunting and fishing on more than 133,000 acres but prohibits snowmobiling, mountain biking and horseback riding except in designated corridors.<br><br>Officials say the proposal will give game wardens the authority to enforce the rule.<br><br>The Fish and Wildlife Board has given preliminary approval to the proposal in the first of three votes.<br> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 22:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 46005 at http://wamc.org