Our Ike Bendavid spoke with biologist Nick Fortin about the department’s strategy to increase the hunting effort to reduce the negative impact of winter ticks on the depleted statewide moose population.
From tiny bugs in camp firewood to Eurasian milfoil on the prop of a boat, invasive plants and animals are everywhere. Ike Bendavid spoke to officials at the ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain to learn more about what you can do to prevent their spread.
At the Willoughby Falls Wildlife Management Area in Barton, the water is flowing and anglers are trying to reel in steelhead rainbow trout. But wetting a line is just a small part of the entertainment that draws visitors.
Vermont Fish and Wildlife officials are alerting the public that spring is bringing bears out of their dens. And with bear populations on the high side, it has contributed to an increasing number of human-bear conflicts in recent years.
Did you know that the cottontail rabbit you see in Vermont is not native to the Geen Mountain State? In this week’s Wildlife Watch, Ike Bendavid joins a cotton tail hunt to learn more about the quick critters.
Vermont’s rifle deer season gets underway on Saturday after what officials have said has been a successful bow season so far. Ike Bendavid spoke with Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s Nick Fortin for an update on how the 2022 deer season is going and what to expect in the coming weeks.
High-risk bear conflicts, including home and vehicle entries, are on the rise, according to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. Ike Bendavid spoke with department biologists about what may be behind the increase.