Man packing food with other team members; all are wearing masks and gloves

Impact Beyond Conservation

The Vermont Land Trust has spent much of our 43-year history on the leading edge of conservation. We see opportunities to advance our mission and we take action. Today we stand at a new point of inflection.

yellow warbler on pine branch

A Forest for Us All

On a mid-summer morning Fred Pratt sat on his cabin’s front porch, high on a Duxbury hillside, listening to birdsong from the surrounding forest. “There’s a yellowthroat down there,” he said. “And there’s a catbird, and robins of course, and another warbler, maybe a chestnut-sided.”

VLT helped protect over 100,000 acres twenty years ago -- today the Kingdom Heritage Lands are invaluable for wildlife, recreation, and forestry.

How Will We Reckon With Injustice?

Conservation organizations across the country are struggling with how to best respond and react in this moment of social change, when the call to action is clear and profound: repudiate racist culture and commit to dismantling racism in all its forms.  The Vermont Land Trust is no exception.

Staying Grounded: A Message from VLT’s President

Dear members and supporters, In times of crisis, Vermonters pull closer together. The coronavirus tests that—when the best thing we can do for ourselves and for one another is to create physical distance. It’s a challenge we all share; let’s make it a source of connection. At the Vermont Land Trust, we are grateful for […]