Vermont Battery Recycling Program Launches

The nation's first single-use battery product stewardship law makes it easier for Vermonters to recycle household batteries

MONTPELIER, VT – Call2Recycle, Inc., (Call2Recycle), North America’s largest consumer battery stewardship organization, and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources announced the official launch of the statewide program for the responsible recycling of single-use (primary) batteries. The announcement was made this morning at the Vermont State House.

2016 Vermont Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Lawbook is Available

If you are going ice fishing soon, planning a family fishing trip next summer, or want to plan for deer season next fall – you will want to get a copy of the 2016 Vermont Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Laws and Guide, available where licenses are sold and from Vt Fish & Wildlife offices statewide. 

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Vermont Deer Harvest Reflects Healthy Population

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says preliminary numbers show 12,710 deer were taken during Vermont’s 2015 deer hunting seasons.

Reports from big game check stations indicate hunters had successful deer seasons in 2015, taking 3,398 deer in archery season, 1,277 in youth season, 6,592 in rifle season, and 1,443 in muzzleloader season.  The 12,710 deer brought home by hunters yielded more than 630,000 pounds of local nutritious venison.

Ice Fishing Safety Tips for 2016 from F&W

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has some ice safety tips for those of you who will be going ice fishing this winter. 

“Once we have sustained cold weather to form good ice, ice fishing can be safe and a lot of fun,” said Fish & Wildlife Commissioner Louis Porter. “But when we go onto the ice, we need to use good judgment and observe several safety precautions.” 

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