The Vermont Statutes Online
Conservation and Development
DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
POWERS AND DUTIES
4138. Control of fish, game; powers of commissioner
commissioner may take, permit, or cause to be taken at any time from any
waters, and in any manner, fish which hinder or prevent the propagation of game
or food fish and may take, permit, or cause to be taken at any time wild
animals which are doing damage. Such removal or taking and the possession and
disposition of such fish or wild animals shall be under such regulations as the
commissioner may prescribe.
commissioner may take necessary measures to control, in public waters, aquatic
vegetation, insects, or aquatic life, for the purpose of improving such waters
as a habitat.
(c) Any measures
which involve temporary pollution of waters shall be carried out in accordance
with the provisions of section 1455 of chapter 50 of this title.
commissioner shall cooperate with the transportation board in any proceeding
brought under section 37 of Title 19 to protect a highway, railroad or public
airport from impoundments of water created by beaver. (Added 1961, No. 119, §
1, eff. May 9, 1961; amended 1981, No. 222 (Adj. Sess.), § 9; 1991, No. 134
(Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. April 17, 1992; 1991, No. 230 (Adj. Sess.), § 11.)