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Rule Details

Rule Number: 13-E05
Title: 2013 Migratory Game Bird Hunting Season
Type: Emergency
Status: Adopted
Agency: Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board
Legal Authority: Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1916; 10 V.S.A. ยงยง 4081 - 4082, and 4084.
Summary: Based on guidance provided by the Department of the Interior, and input from public meetings held August 6, 2013 and August 7, 2013, this rule establishes migratory game bird hunting seasons in Vermont. Seasons included are duck, coot, merganser, resident Canada goose, migratory Canada goose, snow goose, brant, youth waterfowl hunting days, webless migratory game birds (woodcock and snipe), and falconry. Zones established previously in 2011 by permanent rule are the Lake Champlain Zone, the Interior Vermont Zone, and the Connecticut River Zone.
Persons Affected: Hunters, businesses, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, U.S. Department of Interior.
Economic Impact: Income to the State from waterfowl stamp sales is $25,000.00. Cos of printing stamps and syllabus is $5,000.00. The Vermont economy is positively impacted by 3000 waterfowl hunters and 1500 woodcock hunters spending approximately $600,000.00 annually.
Posting date: Sep 01,2013

Hearing Information

Information for Hearing # 1
Hearing date:
08-06-2013 7:00 PM   
Location: Skenesborough Rescue Squad Building
Address: 37 Skeensborough Drive
City: Whithall
State: NY
Zip: 12887
Hearing Notes:
Information for Hearing # 2
Hearing date:
08-07-2013 7:00 PM   
Location: University of Vermont, Billings Lecture Hall
Address: 48 University Place
City: Burlington
State: VT
Zip: 05405
Hearing Notes:

Contact Information

Information for Contact # 1
Level: Primary    
Name: Catherine J. Gjessing    
Agency: Department of Fish and Wildlife    
Address: 1 National Life Drive, Davis Building - 2nd Floor    
City: Montpelier    
State: VT    
Zip: 05620-3702    
Telephone: 802-595-3331    
Fax: 802-828-1250    
Website Address:
Information for Contact # 2
Level: Secondary    
Name: David Sausville    
Agency: Department of Fish and Wildlife    
Address: 111 West Street    
City: Essex Junction    
State: VT    
Zip: 05452    
Telephone: 802-879-5699    
Fax: 802-879-5649    

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