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Deadline: Apr 11, 2013

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Rule Details

Rule Number: 13P008
Title: 10 V.S.A. Appendix § 33a Moose Permit Rule
Type: Standard
Status: Adopted
Agency: Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board
Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. §§ 4081, 4082, and 4084
Summary: The rule establishes the number of moose permits to be issued in each Wildlife Management Unit. In 2009, the Department approved a 10-year Big Game Management Plan which established moose population objectives. Moose objectives are below the targets for some Wildlife Management Units and as such, the Fish and Wildlife Board is proposing a reduction in permits, from a total of 385, to 355 permits.
Persons Affected: Hunters, landowners, hunting equipment and supply merchants, general store owners, lodging owners, Fish and Wildlife Department personnel, travel and tourism personnel, sugar makers, farmers, wildlife watchers, wildlife photographers, and professional foresters.
Economic Impact: A 1990 study conducted by the University of Vermont reported that resident hunters spent an average of $458 annually in November deer hunting in Vermont. Non-residents spent $1,020 while deer hunting in Vermont. This study is still sufficiently accurate to determine current economic impact. Although the November deer season is much longer than Vermont's moose season, Department surveys have shown that the average number of days spent afield is roughly comparable. If 710 permittees and subpermittees participate in the 2013 season, 70 of whom would be non-residents, the benefits to small businesses are estimated to be at least $364,520. The Department of Fish and Wildlife estimates that the costs associated with the administration and enforce
Posting date: Mar 20,2013

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Contact Information

Information for Contact # 1
Level: Primary    
Name: Catherine Gjessing    
Agency: Department of Fish and Wildlife    
Address: 103 South Main Street    
City: Waterbury    
State: VT    
Zip: 05671    
Telephone: 802-595-3331    
Fax:    
Email: 
catherine.gjessing@state.vt.us
     
 
   
Website Address:  http://www.vtfishandwildlife.com/laws_rules.cfm
     
 
   
Information for Contact # 2
Level: Secondary    
Name: Mark Scott    
Agency: Department of Fish and Wildlife    
Address: 103 South Main Street    
City: Waterbury    
State: VT    
Zip: 05671    
Telephone: 802-583-7100    
Fax:    
Email: 
mark.scott@state.vt.us
     
 
   
       

Keyword Information

Keywords:

Moose
Wildlife Management Unit
Permit
Hunting
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