Since 2005, the Vermont Land Trust has recognized students who are dedicated to farming, forestry, and land stewardship. This year, nine students received our Land Stewards Awards, along with a check for $300. “VLT congratulates this year’s students their hard work and dedication,” said Nick Richardson, President & CEO of the Vermont Land Trust. “These […]
A vigorous cadre is maintaining and improving Newbury’s Tucker Mountain — clearing brush from old stone walls, establishing trails, and lots more.
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.”
The woods around Waterbury and Stowe are welcoming a secretive resident. Gray fox are finding refuge in the Shutesville Hill Wildlife Corridor, which VLT is working to safeguard with local, statewide and international partners.
It’s summer in Jeffersonville, and the woodlands along the Brewster River are buzzing with cicadas. Children splash in the gorge below Vermont’s historic Grist Mill Covered Bridge. Visitors flock to the trails beyond, seeking shade and the chance to socialize, from a distance.