Person in snowy woods affixing strips of colored material to wire fencing so animals can see it and won't be harmed

Too Many Deer?

Deer exclosures, fences that keep deer out, can show how too many deer prevent new trees from growing in our woods. VLT is partnering with the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, and UVM Extension to build exclosures on community forests across Vermont.

What Animal is It? A River Otter!

Why walk when you can slide? Seeing a river otter, or even just its tracks, is a reminder that there is always more than one way of getting from A to B, and that even the smallest journeys can be fun. Active all year and at any time of the day, otters are social and […]

trail through trees - new trail in Dummerston

A New Trail in Dummerston

A crew of hardy volunteers worked through last summer to complete the last stretch of a new hiking trail in Dummerston that extends south to Prospect Hill and north toward Putney.