Sally Schlueter and Ric Prescott have enjoyed their St. Johnsbury woods for years; they donated a conservation easement to VLT to save the land for the future.

Protecting Land for Wildlife

Sally Schlueter grew up on a Kansas farm with horses, dogs, and cats. She raised sheep and goats as part of her local 4-H youth club and loved walking along […]

VLT works with community groups to save recreation spots, like Prospect Mountain in Woodford, where people can connect to land.

Rallying Around a Beloved Mountain

Prospect Mountain in Woodford Tucked away in the small town of Woodford sits Prospect Mountain Nordic Ski Center, a network of 30 kilometers of skillfully groomed trails with consistently good […]

Dairy farmers worked with VLT and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation to protect land along Lewis Creek in Starksboro.

Working Together for Clean Water

Cliffords have been farming in Starksboro since the family first arrived from Scotland in 1790. “What history has told us,” says eighth-generation farmer Eric Clifford, pointing east from his kitchen […]

VLT helped protect over 100,000 acres twenty years ago -- today the Kingdom Heritage Lands are invaluable for wildlife, recreation, and forestry.

No Other Place Quite Like It

Kingdom Heritage Lands at 20 Years Twenty years ago, the largest land sale in modern Vermont history resulted in the protection of some 132,000 acres of woods in far northeastern […]