People fear their blood-curdling scream. Some blame them for
the disappearance of their house cats. Their name can’t even be agreed upon
fully. Such is the cross that the fisher (known by some as the fisher cat) must
bear. But how much of what we know about the fisher is fact and how much is
State biologist Chris Bernier and Deputy Fish
& Wildlife Commissioner Kim Royar set the record straight on this elusive
little predator and member of the weasel family.
Also on the program, Karen Tronsgard Scott, executive
director of the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, provides
her perspective on the Violence Against Women Act.