Lower Lamoille Wildlife Management Area

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General Description mostly of silver and red maple and green ash A few upland acres are regenerating o Download

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1 Lower Lamoille Wildlife Management Area
Lower Lamoille Wildlife Management Area General Description mostly of silver and red maple and green ash. A few upland acres are regenerating old fields. Common plants include cattail, wild rice, and red and silver maple. Lower Lamoille River Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is located in northwest Vermont in the town of Lower Lam History The Lamoille River was an important travel corridor for Native Americans. They hunted here and fished for pike. The name “Lamoille” may be a misspelling of the name Samuel de Champlain suppos This is a relatively new WMA, acquired with the assistance of The Nature Conservancy in 1995. Vermont Duck Stamp monies were used in part. The State also received a grant from the North American Wetland Conservation Act and a private donation. Habitat Features Common Fish and Wildlife Mammals There are white-tailed deer on the upland portions of the WMA. Wetland dwelling mammals occurring here include Birds Wetland and wetland edge birds may be found here. Waterfowl are common during breeding and migration, especially mallards and wood ducks. Marsh birds such as herons, rails, bitterns and marsh wrens may be seen or heard. Ru Reptiles and Amphibians Several herptiles may found in the WMA including eastern newts, red-backed salamanders, mudpuppies, and northe

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rn leopard, green and bull frogs. Snapping, painted, wood and northern map turtles may be seen sunning themselves on logs. Northern Fish There is good fishing for northern pike, smallmouth bass and walleye in the Lamoille River nearby. The WMA itself has limited fishing. Water lilies float on the Lower Lamoille River oxbow. Bill Crenshaw, VFWD photo. """""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""" Æî ! SandbarWMARoundPond J$$ !! 89W MILTON RDWATKINS RDBEAR TRAP RDJASPER MINE RDMAYO RDCHIMNEY HILL DRJACKSON LNLACASSE DR Lamoille River 200300200200200200200200 Milton Colchester 444500 444500 445000 445000 445500 445500 446000 446000 446500 446500 447000 447000 233500 233500 234000 234000 234500 234500 235000 235000 235500 235500 236000 236000 Vermont Fish & Wildlife DepartmentLower Lamoille River Wildlife Management Area 0.250.50.125MilesThis map is for illustrative purposes only. The accuracy of the datalayers shown on this map are limited by the accuracy of the sourcematerials. No warranty as to the accuracy or the usefullness of thedata is expressed or implied. Lower Lamoille River WMA: 234 acresWildlife Viewing AreasDesignated Camp SiteDuring Big Game Seasons OnlyParking %$GateCar-top AccessBoat Ramp Wildlife Management Area Other Public Land Private w/ Public Acces

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