Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife

New York News
9:30 am
Sun September 14, 2014

Biologists Say Fishing Impact Of New Lake Invasive Mild

Spiny Water Flea
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Vermont fisheries biologists say a new invasive species found in Lake Champlain is not expected to have a major impact on fishing in the lake.

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New England News
10:15 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Vermont Preparing To Gauge Turkey Health

Wild turkeys
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The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for help from the public in gauging how well the state's turkey flock is reproducing.
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North Country News
11:15 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Exotic Fish Found in VT Pond, State Notes Peril

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.

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North Country News
8:40 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

VT Fish & Wildlife Reminds of Later Deer Seasons

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The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding the state's deer hunters that this year's firearms' seasons are later than in most years.

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North Country News
8:40 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Vermont Closes Trails and Cliffs Near Falcon Nests

Peregrine falcon and handler at the Portland Audubon Society
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The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says 10 cliffs and hiking trails across the state are closed to protect peregrine falcon nesting areas.

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North Country News
2:20 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Vermont to Offer Spring Hunting Season for Snow Geese

Snow Geese
Credit Manjith Kainickara/Wikimedia

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.

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WAMC News
6:15 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Vermont Fish and Wildlife Says Moose Hunt Successful

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.