Today was the beginning of The Hunter’s Heart, VWS’s Hunting Apprenticeship, lead by VWS staffer Bob Etzweiler. Over six full weekends, from now until June, the Apprenticeship will cover a wide variety of skills intended to help people become competent hunters. ... See MoreSee Less
Great news! Bald eagles and loons both had record nesting years in 2017 in Vermont. Bald eagles are still listed as state endangered species, although strong trends have biologists hopeful they may be delisted in the future. Loons were delisted in 2005 and continue recover steadily.
All this happened thanks to efforts to conserve critical habitat, the public's support in giving these birds their space during nesting season, and through the efforts of Vt Fish & Wildlife Department staff and our partners at Vermont Center for Ecostudies and Audubon Vermont.
View From Work! On Tuesday, this was the view of our staff and the kids from FoxWalk Forest School. We love our work and are grateful for where we get to do it! It sure was a beautiful autumn day in Southern Vermont! (Canoe Brook - Putney, VT) ... See MoreSee Less