boardwalk curving to lake view on summer day

New Recreation Path Connects Community, Bolsters Recreation 

A fully accessible recreation path and boardwalk along the shores of Lake Memphremagog is complete and open to the public, the Vermont Land Trust announced today. The new mile-long trail on Bluffside Farm crosses Scott’s Cove, connecting downtown Newport to trails that run north to Canada.  

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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.

aerial view of boardwalk trail going by water and fields

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.