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Public Hearing on Proposed Furbearer Regulation Changes, Bethel
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Board will hold a public hearing about proposed changes mandated by legislature to the existing regulation on hunting and trapping of furbearers on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Whitcomb JR-SR High School, 273 Pleasant Street, Bethel, VT.
The proposed changes would affect people who trap nuisance furbearers or rabbits for compensation. They would be required to visit traps within a timely manner, use approved traps and label them, and submit carcasses of certain species and a biological survey report to the Fish & Wildlife Department.
The proposed regulation changes can be viewed on the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department website (www.vtfishandwildlife.com). Comments may be emailed to ANR.FWPublicComment@vermont.gov The public comment period ends January 15, 2019.