river with grasses and trees growing on banks - Lowell - VLT

Banking on Clean Water

Since 2016 farmers and conservation organizations have protected 290 acres of land along the Upper Missisquoi River, which drains into Lake Champlain.

cows in pasture with white round barn behind them - conserved farm - VLT

Around the State: Our Recent Work

Our members make it possible to protect the land that sustains us. With your help, we support farms that grow local food, forests, clean air and water, places to hike and ski. Learn about our recent successes.

fall foliage with hills in distance and shining clouds

A Local Solution with a Global Impact

“Ten Vermont forestland owners, managing over 8,600 acres, are participating in the national, voluntary carbon market, earning $25 to $47 per acre, per year for the first ten years,” says Charlie Hancock, consulting forester and board member of Cold Hollow to Canada and VLT Trustee.