Volunteers Needed to Stock Brook Trout Fry
March 27, 2013
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Conservation Group will once again be providing brook trout fry for stocking from our hatchery in Morgan, VT. We provide fry free to the public for stocking into beaver ponds in the Northeast Kingdom (VT Fish and Wildlife Department fisheries district 5). All stocked ponds must be freely accessible to the public - no private ponds, no fish to NH or Canada.
Stocking will begin Saturday, April 20, from 7-10 AM and will continue on Sunday and every weekend thereafter until all fish are gone. If you would like to pick up fish during the week, please call Pete Engels (723-5950) or George Thompson (723-6631) to make arrangements.
Fish are carefully packed in plastic bags with water charged with oxygen. Please bring a cooler and a way to keep the bags cold (snow or ice works). Read our fry stocking guide for more information.
The Morgan Hatchery is located on Elliot Acres Road, off Rte 111 in Morgan.
Vermont's Comprehensive Deer Management Review Plan
February 2, 2013
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, working with the Fish and Wildlife Board, is evaluating deer mangement practices in Vermont. The Department will be examining all aspects of deer management in the state and will be seeking substantial public input throughout this process. Please visit the Deer Management Review page on the Department's website to provide your input and to learn about additional opportunities to become involved.
VTFWCG Opposes Wind Project in Brighton, Ferdinand, Newark
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Conservation Group is opposed to the proposal by Seneca Mountain Wind, LLC to develop a large wind power project in Brighton, Ferdinand, and Newark. Click here for more information on our position.
Congratulations to Our Gun-a-Month Winner for January!
Larry Boisvert of Newport, VT won a Remington 7600 in .308