Muzzleloader Antlerless Deer Permit Applications Available


May 24, 2018

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Vermont’s muzzleloader season antlerless deer hunting permit applications are now available on Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s website (  A link to the information and online applications is on the home page. 

The Fish and Wildlife Board met on May 23 and set antlerless deer hunting permit numbers and procedures for the fall deer hunting seasons. 

Vermont’s Annual Lake Seminar to be held June 1, 2018


May 24, 2018

MONTPELIER, Vt - Anglers, lakeside homeowners, scientists, students, watershed groups, conservation commission members, business owners, and lovers of lakes are invited to attend the 14th annual Vermont Lake Seminar. This daylong seminar is a time to celebrate lakes, learn how to write and submit a successful water quality grant application, and meet leaders from around the state pursing lake restoration projects.

What is Hazardous Waste & What Can You Do About It? State Offers Training for Small Businesses and Towns


May 17, 2018

MONTPELIER – When people hear the words ‘hazardous waste,’ they may think of high-profile large industrial disasters, but in reality, most hazardous wastes are materials we are all familiar with, such as unused paint and solvents, oily wastes like shop rags, and strong acids and bases used in cleaning. This Spring, the Department of Environmental Conservation is hosting a series of mini-trainings to help towns and businesses learn how to identify, manage, and minimize generation of common hazardous wastes.

Keep an Eye out for Turtles


May 14, 2018

MONTPELIER, Vt – It’s springtime and Vermont’s turtles on are on the move.  The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is asking for the public’s help in keeping them safe.  Female turtles are looking for places to deposit their eggs, sometimes choosing to lay along the shoulders of roads, which can end tragically.

Wildlife Photographer to Give ‘The Art in Birding’ Presentation at Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area on June 5


May 14, 2018

ADDISON, Vt. –Vermont wildlife photographer Brian Machanic will present ‘The Art in Birding’ at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area headquarters in Addison, Vermont on Tuesday, June 5, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The presentation will be followed by a one-hour photography bird walk at the Dead Creek WMA.


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