Wildlife Management during the Age of Climate Change

Vermont’s governance of wildlife is facing multiple crises. Our Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) is clear about the fiscal and wildlife crises before it but less open to addressing its identity crisis-the controversies around who it serves and its real purpose. Is DFW’s highest priority the production of wild livestock and fish for consumption or is it the conservation of natural systems? The Sierra Club hosted a discussion with Walter Medwid and other members of the Vermont Wildlife  Coalition. Recorded October 14, 2020