Moose Population Continues To Decline

Conrad Fortin of Derby makes a point at the public hearing about the moose and deer herd.
Ed Barber
Staff Writer

Vermont Fish and Wildlife biologists confirm the moose population has fallen below target levels, dropping from a high of 5000 to under 1000 in less than 12 years. A public hearing at Lake Region UHS last Thursday was well attended as department officials gathered information to formulate a new ten year management plan. Read more in the Newport Daily Express.