Hunters took 697 black bears during the 81 days of the two-part early and late bear seasons. There also were no hunting-related shooting incidents.
Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department
Total harvest of 16,160 is second-highest since 2002
Beginning this month, researchers with the Fish & Wildlife Department will start placing radio-collars on up to 60 wild moose to follow their movements and determine causes of mortality.
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Will cover ice-fishing basics and walleye-specific tactics
Tracking wildlife can be a great way for people to understand the importance of habitat conservation.