The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is warning people not to release aquarium fish into the state's waterways. The warning came after a non-native clown knife fish was found dead in a central Vermont pond.
The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says there will be a special snow geese hunting season this spring.
Vermont officials say the state's season is being adopted at the recommendation of federal and state wildlife scientists in response to concerns about a growing number of snow geese across North America.
The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says this fall's moose hunting seasons are helping to keep the state's moose herd in balance.
Preliminary statistics show that 17 moose were taken by archers during the seven-day archery season and 205 taken during the six-day rifle season.
Vermont moose biologist Cedric Alexander says the state's moose population is being managed scientifically, according to a plan developed on what he calls sound wildlife biology and input from the public.