Muzzleloader permit applications due July 31

VERMONT — The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department reminds hunters that muzzleloader season antlerless deer permit applications are available on its website until Wednesday, July 31. The muzzleloader seasons on Oct. 31- Nov. 3 and Dec. 7-15 will have antlerless permits available for each of Vermont’s 21 Wildlife Management Units. Landowners who post their land may not apply for a landowner priority muzzleloader antlerless deer permit. They are eligible to apply in the regular lottery for an antlerless deer … (read more)

Leave wildlife babies alone

MONTPELIER — Watching wildlife is enjoyable, especially when young animals appear in the spring. But it is best to keep your distance. Picking up young wildlife can do more harm than good, according to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, and it is a … (read more)

Young wildlife belong in the wild

Watching wildlife is enjoyable, especially when young animals appear in the spring. But it is best to keep your distance.

Hunters asked to help with sighting survey

The survey asks hunters to record how many hours they hunted and how many deer, moose, bears, or other wildlife they saw on each day of the regular November deer season.

Support wildlife by donating your tax form

MONTPELIER — Vermonters interested in conserving wildlife should donate to the Nongame Wildlife Fund on their state income tax form this year, according to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. The fund helps protect some of Vermont’s most threatened … (read more)