Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife department has over 125 staff members committed to five divisions. Fisheries, Wildlife, Law Enforcement, Outreach and Administration. We are biologists, game wardens, educational coordinators and support staff.

The department's mission is "the conservation of fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the people of Vermont." Other challenges include providing quality fish and wildlife -based recreation and reaching Vermonters with the best possible information about these resources.

Programs

Future of Hunting in Vermont Conference

Determining the Future of Hunting in Vermont An effort was sorely needed to reverse the downward trend of hunting participation in Vermont. The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department alone will never be able to act alone and reverse this decline. As a result, the Department reached out and empowered the brightest, the most influential hunters in Vermont to create a vision with specific strategies to improve hunting participation The Symposium/Conference directly engaged selected leaders...

Green Mountain Conservation Camps

Campers have a unique opportunity to meet Vermont State Game Wardens, foresters, fisheries and wildlife biologists, and others who work in the outdoors. We offer hands-on learning experiences on fish, wildlife, ecology, forestry, first aid and outdoor safety topics and so much more. There are opportunities for hiking, canoeing, fishing, archery, building bluebird boxes and other fun activities. One-week sessions run from June to August. Specific dates for boys and girls regular and advanced...