MONTPELIER — The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board recently voted to award 55 moose hunting permits this year. Moose permit applications are now available on the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department’s website, vtfishandwildlife.com, for the hunt limited to Vermont’s Wildlife Management Unit (WMU) E in the northeastern corner of the state.
“Moose density in WMU E is more than one moose per square mile, significantly higher than any other part of the state,” said Nick Fortin, Vermont Fish and Wildlife’s biologist in charge of the moose project. “Moose densities greater than one per square mile...
MOOSE ARE MORE likely to be crossing the road at this time of year, so keep your eyes open to avoid collision.
photo VTF&W/Benjamin Young
MONTPELIER — Drivers need to be alert and cautious because moose are on the move, according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. Moose are more likely to be crossing roadways at this time of year, especially after dark or early in the morning because this is breeding season for moose.
“Motorists hit 57 moose on Vermont highways during 2018 and 36 so far this year,” said State Game Warden Major George Scribner. “We are asking drivers to be especially careful and for people to enjoy watching moose from a distance. Moose can be unpredictable and dangerous if you get too close and they...