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New Vt. F&W Commissioner coming

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Changes are underway in the Shumlin Administration.

The current Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Patrick Berry is leaving his post and will work closer to his home in Middlebury. Berry has taken a job with the Vermont Community Foundation in Middlebury.

Replacing Berry as Commissioner will be a member of Governor Shumlin's senior staff. Louis Porter who is an aide to the Governor will become the new Fish and Wildlife Commissioner. Porter is a former employee of the Conservation Law Foundation and also a former newspaper reporter. The changes will take place later this spring.

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