You can have a role in helping the department fulfill its mission to conserve fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for Vermonters. Here are some ways for you to get involved.

Citizen Reporting

Whether you need to report a bear on your porch or the location of a rare plant, this is the place to start.

Partner in Conservation

Find the help you need to improve your property and community for wildlife.


Help keep Vermont special. Choose to support our conservation and outdoor recreation needs.


Get involved by volunteering for one of the department’s program or event.

Apply for a Grant

Help improve your marina, shooting range or your watershed by applying for a grant.