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Old 02-22-2009, 05:47 PM
 
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Were looking for some good wildlife viewing opportunities in VT, without going all the way to the Canadian border. Any recommendations? We ultimately are looking to buy a property in a wildlife rich area. Where we can see moose and bear.
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Old 02-22-2009, 07:40 PM
 
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Were looking for some good wildlife viewing opportunities in VT, without going all the way to the Canadian border. Any recommendations? We ultimately are looking to buy a property in a wildlife rich area. Where we can see moose and bear.
Not sure if you are aware of this but the bears are hibernating this time of year.
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Old 02-22-2009, 07:54 PM
 
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anywhere in the state. But, for moose.....try the Northeast kingdom. Be advised though...few jobs...long distances to anything, very small towns..
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Old 02-22-2009, 07:57 PM
 
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I know they are hibernating now :-) We were looking for some specific areas for a second home.
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Old 02-26-2009, 01:40 PM
 
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if you scroll down on this page: see Vermont Fish & Wildlife ; you can click on many areas and read the newsletter which describe its wildlife.
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Old 02-27-2009, 05:45 PM
 
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Default Maine

Western Maine is the place to go for moose.
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Old 02-28-2009, 08:27 PM
 
Location: hinesburg, vt
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The moose population is growing even here in Chittenden County, but you have to frequent off the road areas especially near wetlands (ponds, marshes) to see them. Surprisingly they seem to like to hang out at high elevation areas as well as I see evidence of them above 3,000 feet elevation well above deciduous cover. Last year I saw two cut across my land. I see signs of moose frequently on my hike/snowshoe trips, but seeing them directly is difficult as they are reclusive. The same goes for black bears in season. I've caught a glimpse of them, but again, they are reclusive and will avoid human contact most often leaving the area quickly. Unfortunately, on trails many day hikers like to bring dogs with them and/or carry on loud conversations so this greatly diminishes the ability to see wildlife. Best to find more remote trails or just head into dense wooded areas. Just remember to use a map and have some land navigation knowledge because it's actually quite easy to lose track of distance, time, and direction when you are bushwhacking along.
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Old 03-03-2009, 01:11 PM
 
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I live in Cavendish-Weathersfield area (near Hawks Mountain) and I can assure you not only do I have deer, and lots of them, wild turkeys, cazillion of them (well, not quite a cazillion) I have had moose on my property as well as bears. Actually last year I had a mamma bear with her two little bear cubs by my pond; I think it was the cubs "first day out" on their own; they were definitely very cute...and having a good time checking things out...putting their "paws?" in the pond and jumping back...I watched them for quite a while and then only saw one cub and was not sure if the other took off with the mama and forgot the other little guy...started to go to the back yard towards the pond, can't imagine why I did that and then I 'heard' the mama and figured, let me get back into my house fast!

So, that being said, I think you can find an abundance of wildlife from turkeys to beavers to deer, to moose, bears and coyotes pretty much everywhere and of late, a lot in my area.

Any other questions, you are also welcome to email me directly.
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