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Summer camp for youth with limited access to the outdoors has grown
View from back of man paddling in canoe to small island with hut. Cam Dream, Vermont youth summer camp expands.

Summer camp for youth with limited access to the outdoors has grown

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Outright Vermont acquires camp property to serve LBGTQ+ youth
Lakeshore gathering on sunny day with people on picnic benched watching two people play music and sing. Vermont LGBTQ+ camp

Outright Vermont acquires camp property to serve LBGTQ+ youth

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Island in Island Pond conserved, added to Brighton State Park
forested island with strip of sandy beach to one side in large lake. Island Pond in Brighton Vermont

Island in Island Pond conserved, added to Brighton State Park

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Welcoming new staff to our team
veggie starts in a growing tray. vermont farm

Welcoming new staff to our team

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Trail improvements at Brewster Uplands this summer
trail crew working on a culvert crossing below a wooded trail with shovels and tools. Brewster Uplands. Vermont

Trail improvements at Brewster Uplands this summer

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Over 100 acres in Addison County protected for grassland birds
Eastern meadowlark. Grassland bird.

Over 100 acres in Addison County protected for grassland birds

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Bluffside Farm Community Gardens plot sign-ups now open
A white woman stands next to a sign reading "Bluffside Community Garden"

Bluffside Farm Community Gardens plot sign-ups now open

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Franklin farmers prioritize wildlife habitat and watershed health

Franklin farmers prioritize wildlife habitat and watershed health

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Orwell farm home for first-gen dairy farmer and first-time farm owner
cows in a wood-fenced area around to a weathered wood barn. Lucas Dairy Farm. Orwell. Vermont

Orwell farm home for first-gen dairy farmer and first-time farm owner

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Mad River Valley dairy gains land through new farmland protection program
lush green spring growth on farm fields - hills in distance - DeFreest Farm Waitsfied Vermont

Mad River Valley dairy gains land through new farmland protection program

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Historic Clemmons Family Farm in Charlotte conserved
red barn with central cupola in the winter time with snow on the ground - Clemmons family farm in Charlotte Vermont

Historic Clemmons Family Farm in Charlotte conserved

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Nearly 5,000 acres of remote Vermont forest protected
drone image of snowy ridgeline with forest in Richford Vermont

Nearly 5,000 acres of remote Vermont forest protected

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Restoring a flood-damaged stream crossing in Andover
Large excavator on stream-crossing dirt road with newly installed culvert over stream below. Andover Vermont

Restoring a flood-damaged stream crossing in Andover

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Conservation helps Sunset Lake Farm protect Hardwick land
Hay fields at Hardwick farm protected by Sunset Lake Farm

Conservation helps Sunset Lake Farm protect Hardwick land

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Blackbird Organics buys Marshfield farm
Fam field with trees and hills in distance and farmstead to the left - Marshfield farm, Vermont

Blackbird Organics buys Marshfield farm

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The VLT team is growing!
aerial photo of fall forest - Watershed Center, Bristol

The VLT team is growing!

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A new VLT Project Director for the Mad River Valley
Aerial image of river with sandy beach area and forested hills with fall colors

A new VLT Project Director for the Mad River Valley

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Tracy Zschau named permanent President & CEO
Woman with dog walking along hillside with valleys and hills in distance - Tracy Zschau - Vermont Land Trust

Tracy Zschau named permanent President & CEO

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Join our operations team
large group of VLT staff on summer day

Join our operations team

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Partnership effort grows Pownal town forest to over 1,000 acres
Sunny day at mountain summit with logging trail - Pownal town forest

Partnership effort grows Pownal town forest to over 1,000 acres

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Long-time conservationist protects 40 acres in South Burlington
Smiling woman standing in front of wide-trunked tree in woods. South Burlington. Vermont.

Long-time conservationist protects 40 acres in South Burlington

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Farmers win conservation awards
smiling man and woman in greenhouse - farmers win award

Farmers win conservation awards

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We are accepting applications for our hunting lottery at Bluffside Farm
aerial view of woodland with lake beyond - Bluffside Farm Newport Vermont

We are accepting applications for our hunting lottery at Bluffside Farm

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Berlin Pond wetlands protected for Montpelier and Berlin drinking water
view of pond with wetlands, shrubs and trees on shoreline - Berlin Pond, Vermont

Berlin Pond wetlands protected for Montpelier and Berlin drinking water

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Athens gets a community forest
Pool in forest with pebbles and rocks around - Athens Vermont community forest

Athens gets a community forest

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Over 5,000 trees planted to protect against flooding and boost clean water in Lake Champlain
people with shovels and a bucket in a field - tree planting - Vermont

Over 5,000 trees planted to protect against flooding and boost clean water in Lake Champlain

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Welcoming Sasha Vaut and Maggie Herrick
aerial view of farm fields alongside large lake - Grand Isle Vermont

Welcoming Sasha Vaut and Maggie Herrick

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Vermont farm flooding: Help and get help
vermont farmer holding scallions

Vermont farm flooding: Help and get help

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Seymour River protected at base of Mt. Mansfield
flowing river with rocks and trees on the banks. Seymour River near Mt Mansfield Vermont

Seymour River protected at base of Mt. Mansfield

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Our 2023 Land Stewards awardees
Vermont student and Land Stewards Award winner Caleb Steves in a lumber yard

Our 2023 Land Stewards awardees

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Wood’s Market Garden on Rt. 7 is thriving with new farmers
Woman and man in baseball cap standing in front of farmstand with potted plants and a shed in the backfront - Woods Market Garden, Rutland County, Vermont

Wood’s Market Garden on Rt. 7 is thriving with new farmers

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Three peaks including Hawk Rock protected in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom
Large rocks and bare winter trees with hills in the distance - Newark Vermont

Three peaks including Hawk Rock protected in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom

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Dhaurali Goats buys Pine Island Community Farm
Woman smiling at camera as she stands in a hoop barn with lots of goats behind her - Gita at Dhaurali Goats in Colchester Vermont

Dhaurali Goats buys Pine Island Community Farm

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Protected Randolph land now home to Wild Earth Farm 
Couple sitting in farm field with white dog, with cows grazing in pasture behind them. Wild Earth Farm

Protected Randolph land now home to Wild Earth Farm 

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Farmers protect Otter Creek watershed for clean water and flood safety
Lush green trees and bushes alongside a river with trees, farm fields, and hills on the other side of the water. Weybridge Vermont. Otter Creek.

Farmers protect Otter Creek watershed for clean water and flood safety

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Generous land gift results in new nature preserve in Danville
People walking through lush green forest in summer - Danville Vermont - Fairbanks Museum Nature Preserve at the Matsinger Forest

Generous land gift results in new nature preserve in Danville

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Protected land on Windmill Ridge connects 1000+ acres of woods and trails
Windmill Ridge

Protected land on Windmill Ridge connects 1000+ acres of woods and trails

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Champlain Valley land protected by two farms
Summertime view of Champlain Valley farmland owned by Monument Farms.

Champlain Valley land protected by two farms

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Nearly 7,400 acres of working forest protected for climate, clean water, and wildlife
Aerial view of colorful fall forest in Northfield Mountains, Vermont

Nearly 7,400 acres of working forest protected for climate, clean water, and wildlife

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New fund expands community conservation
Adrea Morgante Fund: Aerial view of people riding bikes along a forest path in Hinesburg

New fund expands community conservation

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Northeast Kingdom farmers protect land for clean water
View of river with open land on either side - Missisquoi River Vermont

Northeast Kingdom farmers protect land for clean water

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Pioneering organic farmers protect their Pownal farm
Joy and John with Vermont Land Trust sign on their farm

Pioneering organic farmers protect their Pownal farm

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A new community forest for the Northeast Kingdom
a boardwalk going over a stream/creek and trail continuing into woods - community forest Burke Vermont

A new community forest for the Northeast Kingdom

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First-generation farmer awarded for innovation and giving back
Young woman smiling in close up at camera with a cow and dog nearby

First-generation farmer awarded for innovation and giving back

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Dam removal at Button Farm in Colchester
man and woman looking at engineering plan in an open area. Button Farm Colchester Vermont

Dam removal at Button Farm in Colchester

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Partners team up to protect Hinesburg farm and wetlands
expansive farm field on Ballard farm in Hinesburg in summer

Partners team up to protect Hinesburg farm and wetlands

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Volunteers plant trees for clean water and wildlife habitat
woman smiling at camera as she plants a tree in a hole she has dug - volunteers planted trees for clean water at a farm in Barre, Vermont

Volunteers plant trees for clean water and wildlife habitat

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Jericho succeeds in protecting popular recreation area for the future
girl seen from the back, walking on a mowed trail in a sunny field with trees in the distance - Vermont - Jericho - Mobbs Farm

Jericho succeeds in protecting popular recreation area for the future

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Windmill Hill Ridge area protected for wildlife, climate, and access
view of large pond, wetland complex with woods on opposite short - vermont

Windmill Hill Ridge area protected for wildlife, climate, and access

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Wildlife corridor protected in partnership with Vermont Fish & Wildlife
wetland and trees with hills and sky

Wildlife corridor protected in partnership with Vermont Fish & Wildlife

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Ricketson farm in Stowe conserved thanks to family, generous donors
Aerial view of Ricketson farm in Stoew

Ricketson farm in Stowe conserved thanks to family, generous donors

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Farmers’ efforts improve water health and flood resilience
Aerial view of a river winding through wooded land and fields.

Farmers’ efforts improve water health and flood resilience

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Partners advance multi-year efforts to save 15,000 acres
View of huge forest from top of Elmore Mountain

Partners advance multi-year efforts to save 15,000 acres

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Together, we're protecting Vermont from the ground up!

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