Agency of Natural Resources Re-Opens Public Comment Period for Camel’s Hump Management Unit Draft Plan

 

 

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources has reopened the public comment period on a draft plan for a group of public lands in the Camel’s Hump area of central Vermont. During the initial public comment period from October 25th through January 15th, the Agency received over 500 written comments. Several comments called for more time to submit feedback on the plan. In response, the Agency is accepting additional comments through Friday, April 13, 2018. 

Seeking Food Truck & Ice Cream Vendors for Sand Bar State Park: A Terrific Opportunity for Local Vermont Food Businesses

MONTPELIER –  Building on last year’s success, Vermont State Parks is requesting proposals for food truck and ice cream vendors at Sand Bar State Park this summer.

Food truck vendors are wanted for busy, peak summer weekends mid-June through Labor Day and may apply for as many weekends as they want, or for the entire season.

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Awarded 2017 Sport Fish Restoration Outstanding Project Award for Innovative Study of Brook Trout

 

MONTPELIER, Vt. – The American Fisheries Society recently awarded the 2017 Sport Fish Restoration Outstanding Project Award to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department for the project entitled “Evaluation of Wild Brook Trout Populations in Vermont Streams.”

Emerald Ash Borer Found in Vermont

MONTPELIER --  The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation (VTFPR) and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Foods & Markets (VAAFM) report that emerald ash borer (EAB), a destructive forest insect from Asia, has been detected in Vermont. Officials with the USDA Animal & Plant Health and Inspection Service (APHIS) have confirmed the identification of a beetle recently found in northern Orange County, Vermont. The insect was reported through the vtinvasives.org website.

Public Hearings Set for Deer, Moose

 

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Hunters, landowners and anyone else interested in deer and moose should plan on attending one of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife public hearings being held in March and May.

The hearings will include results of Vermont’s 2017 deer and moose seasons and prospects for hunting next fall as well as an opportunity for people to provide their observations and opinions regarding deer and moose. 

2018 Waterfowl Season Public Hearings

 

March 13, Bennington, VT - March 15, Essex, VT-  March 20, Whitehall, NY

ESSEX, Vt. -- Public hearings have been scheduled on the status of waterfowl populations and proposed waterfowl hunting seasons for the State of Vermont and Lake Champlain zone in New York.

The annual hearings will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Board as follows:

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