Herpetologist Jim Andrews to Lead Reptile and Amphibian Walk at Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area on May 17

 

ADDISON, Vt. – Herpetologist Jim Andrews will lead an evening field trip at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area on Thursday, May 17, from 6 to 9 p.m. The field trip will take participants to parts of the wildlife management area where spring amphibians are most likely to be seen and heard. The event is limited to 20 participants. To register, contact Amy Alfieri at amy.alfieri@vermont.gov or 802-759-2398. 

Come Learn about Vermont’s Wildlife in a Changing Climate on May 15 in Middlebury

 

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Vermonters of all ages are invited to attend a presentation about Vermont’s wildlife in a changing climate on Tuesday, May 15, at 7:00 p.m.  The presentation organized by Vermont Coverts: Woodlands for Wildlife will be given at the Ilsley Public Library at 75 Main St. in Middlebury, VT. 

Come Learn about Vermont’s Wildlife in a Changing Climate on May 7 in Jericho

 

JERICHO, Vt. – Vermonters of all ages are invited to attend a presentation about Vermont’s wildlife in a changing climate on Monday, May 7, at 7:00 p.m.  The presentation will be given as part of the Annual Meeting of the Jericho Underhill Land Trust at the Community Center at 329 Browns Trace Rd, Jericho Center, Vermont.

Deer Ages Available on F&W Website

RUTLAND, Vt. -- Hunters who provided the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department with a tooth from their deer last year can now find out how old their deer was by visiting the department’s website, www.vtfishandwildlife.com. Hunters submitted 2,808 teeth from the bucks they took during the November rifle deer season. Combined with the 1,207 deer examined by biologists at reporting stations during the youth and rifle seasons, biologists were able to get accurate ages for 4,015 deer.

Vermont’s Spring Turkey Hunting Starts Soon

 

 

MONTPELIER, Vt. – It’s almost time for spring turkey hunting in Vermont.  Youth spring turkey hunting weekend is April 28 and 29 this year, and the regular spring turkey season is May 1-31.

Vermont hunters set an all-time record last year when they took 6,599 turkeys in the spring youth weekend and May seasons.  The previous spring record occurred in 2013 when 6,365 birds were taken in the spring. 

Be On the Lookout for Frogs, Salamanders along Roads

 

MONTPELIER, Vt. – One of the great wildlife migrations is happening right now in Vermont, and it’s taking place right at our feet. 

You may have already heard the spring peepers or wood frogs calling in your backyard.  Or perhaps you’ve noticed salamanders crawling over rocks in a nearby stream.  Amphibians are on the move, but their spring breeding migration can too often become deadly. 

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