The Bears Are Out There

State wildlife biologist Forrest Hammond discusses Vermont’s efforts to control the bear population, we hear about dairy issues and milk supply and we learn about a Middlebury College team of poets competing in a national competition.

Co-existing with Bears

Can humans and bears co-exist? How humans can help bears stay out of trouble. Also, a Montpelier Chrysler dealer fights back. And a whif of the lilac explosion at UVM’s Horticulture Research Center.

Midday Newscast: November 6, 2008

Congressman Peter Welch believes the framework for Barack Obama’s winning presidential campaign was built in Vermont by Howard Dean; the impact of a proposed southern Vermont wind development on black bears promises to be a major issue in the project’s approval process; more…

Clashing Habitats

As the Vermont’s moose population increases, so does the number of plants they eat, and the amount of space they need. The number of black bears and deer are also up, and wolves may be poised to return to Vermont any day. How will the arrival of a new predator affect other animals? We explore these issues with Vermont naturalist Sue Morse.