Volunteers are joining with VLT to plant trees along streams, rivers, and wetlands. Planting trees restores and supports our landscape. It also connects us with each other and the land.
We asked VLT forester Caitlin Cusack about the 72-acre Jerusalem Skyline Forest, a special piece of woodland in Starksboro that she manages as part of VLT’s land restoration work.
A vigorous cadre is maintaining and improving Newbury’s Tucker Mountain — clearing brush from old stone walls, establishing trails, and lots more.
Good dirt can mean productive farms and a healthier environment. Farmers understand the benefits of improving their soil, but it often needs a long-term financial investment.
Since 2016 farmers and conservation organizations have protected 290 acres of land along the Upper Missisquoi River, which drains into Lake Champlain.