Over 6,500 acres of critical forest in central Vermont have been protected, the Vermont Land Trust and Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation announced. The large swath of forestland known as “Worcester Woods” spans both sides of Route 12 in Worcester and Elmore, and is crucial for wildlife.
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“Having the land is huge,” said Henry. “For me, it all comes back to having this place that we can improve—not only in terms of physical infrastructure for high tunnels and irrigation, but through a long-term commitment to the land itself. We’re starting to work in more cover crop rotations and building that climate resiliency into the soil.”
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 […]