Crows

Vermont hunting club cancels crow shoot amid criticism

WILLIAMSTOWN, Vt. — A Vermont hunting club has cancelled its crow shooting competition after a social media outcry. Mark McCarthy, president of the Boonie Club in Williamstown, told the Burlington Free Press it will not be sponsoring the April 7 crow shoot, in which teams of hunters would have competed to win prizes by shooting the most crows. Critics of…

Crow-shoot competition under fire in Vermont

WILLIAMSTOWN, Vt. — Wildlife advocates in Vermont are trying to stop a competitive crow-shoot event. The Burlington Free Press reports the Vermont Wildlife Coalition recently started a petition to ask the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department to ban a crow shoot sponsored by a hunting group called the Boonie Club. Hunters will try to shoot the most crows during the…