Wildlife bill stopped in its tracks

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent A bill before the state Legislature to ban in Vermont the trade of items made from 14 endangered and trafficked wild animals has failed to make it out of committee this session. There was vocal support from youngsters in Shelburne for S.29 and H.99 – identical versions of the proposed legislation. Students… Read More »

Students take wildlife art, testimony to the State House

Students take wildlife art, testimony to the State House

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent A sloppy spring snowstorm didn’t deter Shelburne students from visiting the Vermont State House last week to speak out on behalf of legislation to protect endangered animals from illegal hunting and trafficking. Friday was an in-service day at Shelburne Community School and a handful of third- and fourth-graders had parents drive them… Read More »