The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife said there is going to be a special snow geese hunting season this spring. Vermont officials said the state’s season is being adopted at the recommendation of federal and state wildlife scientists, in response to concerns about a growing number of snow geese across North America. Eight states in the Atlantic flyway, from North Carolina to Vermont, are planning to hold spring snow goose seasons, known formally as a conservation order. The state said the populations of snow geese and similar species have grown to record levels over the past three decades.
Vt. to offer spring hunting season for snow geese
| Associated Press January 31, 2013
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