U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


Chuda Dhaurali found an opportunity to nurture his community and the land as the pilot goat farmer at Pine Island Farm in Vermont.

It’s still winter in Northern Vermont, and for the biologists that study Canada lynx and snowshoe hare, freezing temperatures and deep snow are just part of a day’s work in the Nulhegan Basin.

The Service and partners removed a dam in East Burke, VT, restoring recreational access and migratory fish routes in the Passumpsic River.