• Vt. encourages more landowners to open to hunting
    November 06,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    State wants more

    land for hunters

    BENNINGTON — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is encouraging landowners to make their properties available to hunters.

    The department says amount of posted land has roughly doubled between 1971 and 2011, about 100,000 acres to between 200,000 and 230,000.

    Hunting license sales have also been on the decline, from about 91,000 licenses sold in 1987 to about 73,500 in 2004.

    Recent legislation has given landowners the option to use “hunting by permission” signs, which work similar to posted signs but are more inviting. The signs are still being worked on.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    HARTFORD VILLAGE — An off-duty Hartford police officer playing with his own dog at a local dog... Full Story
    Officer shoots pit bull at dog park
    BENNINGTON — “Why can’t a girl be one of the knights of the Round Table?” is a question even a... Full Story
    Lady Lucy book encourages girls to follow their dreams
    The encampment’s tent roofs were visible through the thin spring foliage. Full Story
    More Articles