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 […]
Since 2016 farmers and conservation organizations have protected 290 acres of land along the Upper Missisquoi River, which drains into Lake Champlain.
Seven miles of trails in the heart of the popular Kingdom Trails network have been secured after a major community effort.
Land along three miles of the Missisquoi River and its tributaries, as well as 50 acres of wetlands, have been protected.
“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.