Vermont to promote bat habitat

The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to help private landowners make it easier for the endangered Indiana bats to live on their land.

Commercial caves not part of moratorium

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says its request that people stay out of caves in 17 states doesn’t apply to tourist attractions, but some commercial caves might start requiring visitors to wipe their feet to prevent the spread of a deadly bat disorder.

Archery deer hunting season numbers are up

Preliminary numbers show the amount of deer taken during Vermont’s archery season increased from past years, which Fish and Wildlife officials say is good news for hunters for the upcoming rifle season.

Swanton residents want dam to stay

Some Swanton residents are upset about a proposal to remove a dam from the Mississquoi River as a way to reopen seven miles of spawning habitat for several Lake Champlain fish species.