Youth Deer Hunting Weekend, November 7 and 8

With youth deer weekend just around the corner, young hunters are encouraged to take to the field to hone their skills and to also help Fish & Wildlife biologists by reporting their deer at one of 23 biological reporting stations around the state.

Youth deer hunting weekend helps ensure that young hunters get the quality training they need for lifelong participation, and it also provides biological information needed to manage the herd into the future.

Eden Man Arrested for Attempted Poaching

A Lamoille County man, Elwin H. Gale, 52, of Eden was apprehended by State Game Wardens on October 11 for taking big game by illegal means. “People who poach deer are not representative of Vermont’s hunters,” said Col. Jason Batchelder, Vermont’s chief game warden. “By far, the majority of us who hunt see poaching as a serious threat to our wildlife resources.” 

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Fish & Wildlife and Trout Unlimited continue multi-year stream habitat restoration project in NEK

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Trout Unlimited recently kicked off work on a cooperative, multi-year stream restoration project in the Paul Stream watershed aimed at improving riverine habitat and boosting native brook trout populations.

Read more about Fish & Wildlife's multi-year stream restoration project in Paul Stream watershed.

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Announces Strategic Plan to Conserve Widlife

MONTPELIER, VT – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has released a draft Wildlife Action Plan that lays out the state’s strategic vision for conserving species during the next ten years. The plan assesses the health of Vermont’s wildlife and wild lands, identifies the problems they face, and outlines the actions needed to conserve them for the long term. 

Vermont Receives Record Funding for State Energy Efficiency Efforts

Vermont Receives Record Funding for State Energy Efficiency Efforts:
Markowitz Announces Results of Recent RGGI Auction

MONTPELIER. Deb Markowitz, Secretary of Vermont's Agency of Natural Resources, announced the result of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiatives' (RGGI) 29th auction of CO2 allowances. Vermont uses the proceeds from RGGI auctions to support Vermont's energy efficiency programs.  Markowitz said, "I am pleased to report that the latest RGGI auction is the most successful to date, with $1,156,675 coming to Vermont from the sale of 192,139 allowances."


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