Bears

  • Vermont game warden Chad Barrett has some advice to offer.

    “If your trash is mauled by a bear, talk to your neighbors about it so that everyone can take precautions. If the problem persists, call us and make sure

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  • It’s tragic that a black bear had to be put down in Warren last week after it became trapped in a car in pursuit of food. The game warden who responded had no choice because this bear had become so habituated to humans

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  • Last week The Valley Reporter interviewed state wildlife officials and solid waste officials about the inherent conflict between state laws mandating that food and yard waste be banned from landfills in 2020 and

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  • Black bears have arisen from their winter slumber and are once again roaming the landscape looking for food. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife staff is gearing up for what will likely be another record year for bear

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  • The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is urging people to wait for colder temperatures and snowfall before putting up bird feeders in order to avoid attracting bears. Normally, December 1 is the department’s

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