NO. R-34. JOINT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE CONTRIBUTIONS THAT PROFESSIONAL FISH AND WILDLIFE PERSONNEL MAKE TO SUSTAINING AND IMPROVING VERMONTS WILDLIFE, FISHERIES AND ENVIRONMENT.
Offered by:Representatives Helm of Castleton, Cillo of Hardwick, Freed of Dorset, Gervais of Enosburg, Hoag of Woodford, Holmes of Bethel, Ranney of Castleton, Sheltra of Derby and Waite of Pawlet.
Whereas, the state of Vermont recognizes the importance of maintaining a strong and healthy environment for wildlife and fisheries, and the aesthetic and economic benefits that they bring to the state of Vermont, and
Whereas, the roles of professional wildlife managers, fisheries managers, biologists and Department of Fish and Wildlife wardens are of profound importance to the protection and management of the states various species of fish and wildlife, and
Whereas, the professionalism of these dedicated people adds to the management and protection of our wildlife renewable resources, and
Whereas, the public approves of the management techniques as well as the educational and management tools used by fish and wildlife personnel, and
Whereas, the expert management techniques employed by these dedicated men and women are also responsible for the bountiful wildlife and fisheries in the state of Vermont, and
Whereas, the educational and management tools that are used by these highly trained individuals have greatly benefited the residents of Vermont, now therefore be it
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:
That the General Assembly commends the professionalism and dedication of the personnel at the Department of Fish and Wildlife, and be it further
Resolved: That special recognition is made of the improvement in the quality of life and the protection of natural resources that has resulted from the departments management procedures, as well as its wildlife education and restoration programs, and be it further
Resolved: That these professional personnel should preserve the departments mission statement by using proven management practices to maintain Vermonts fish and wildlife and environmental quality, and be it further
Resolved: That the Secretary of State is directed to send a copy of this resolution to the Commissioner of Fish and Wildlife who shall share it with the departments personnel, to the Secretary of the Agency of Natural Resources, and to the Governor.