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We are hiring!

Join the Vermont Land Trust, a national leader in land conservation, as our Executive Assistant to the President. We invite applications from people passionate about fostering connections between land and […]

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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.

Woman in camouflage aims her bow and arrow.

2021 Hunting Lottery for Bluffside Farm

For the sixth consecutive year, Bluffside Farm in Newport will be open for archery deer hunting. Applications are due by September 24. As per Newport City ordinance, deer hunting at Bluffside will be archery only, including during rifle season which coincides with the mid-November time period. All hunters must carry written permission and hunt in designated areas away from neighboring houses.

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Annual Celebration 2021

Please join us as we celebrate conservation online and in-person! We will be holding this year’s annual meeting online. Three panelists will join us for a discussion about the arc of VLT’s evolution and the changing meaning of land conservation. We are also holding three events around the state to give people the chance to get out on the land with VLT.

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Small Farm, Big Benefits: Old Road Farm in Granville

“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.”

shoreline of West River at Deer Run Nature preserve on a sunny summer day

Deer Run Nature Preserve Expanded

We’re excited to share that a  nature preserve in southeastern Vermont has expanded by 627 acres! We worked with Green Mountain Conservancy to conserve woodland and farmland in Brookline & […]