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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 […]
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.”