“We want to work toward a future where Vermont’s land better serves people of all backgrounds and economic circumstances, where the health of our land and our communities are intertwined.” — a letter from our President and Board Chair
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.
At Mettawee Community School in West Pawlet, something special is happening. Through a partnership with the Merck Forest & Farmland Center and VLT, students can explore the fields and forests behind their school every single day.
Our four flagship properties are places where we’re working with Vermont communities to enhance learning on the land, access to the outdoors, and economic opportunity.
In Vermont, farmers cite soaring land prices as the top barrier to starting their own business. The White River Land Collaborative in Tunbridge poses a particularly thrilling solution.