Protect Our Wildlife partners with town to help prevent trapping of beavers and control water flow

To the Editor,
Last year, Protect Our Wildlife launched a statewide Living With Wildlife campaign to help towns pursue nonlethal methods to address human-wildlife conflicts. In Vermont, countless wild animals, including beavers, foxes, raccoons, and others, are killed under a dangerously vague statute that allows landowners and municipalities to kill wildlife that’s merely suspected to cause damage to property. No reporting is required, so our own fish and  wildlife department has little to no data on how many animals are killed.

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