Farmers are encouraged to apply for the 2021 Eric Rozendaal Memorial Award, the Vermont Land Trust Announced on March 23. Now in its third year, the $5,000 award will be granted to a farmer who exemplifies service to community, land stewardship, and innovation.
In Vermont, racism and bigotry has been tied to land ownership and access. For nearly every organization in the land trust movement there is hard work ahead to grapple with this legacy. At VLT we recognize that this critical work deserves attention—and is not something we will ever finish.
Deer exclosures, fences that keep deer out, can show how too many deer prevent new trees from growing in our woods. VLT is partnering with the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, and UVM Extension to build exclosures on community forests across Vermont.
Why walk when you can slide? Seeing a river otter, or even just its tracks, is a reminder that there is always more than one way of getting from A […]
A crew of hardy volunteers worked through last summer to complete the last stretch of a new hiking trail in Dummerston that extends south to Prospect Hill and north toward Putney.
Ninety-seven acres along the Lemon Fair River have been protected for water quality and wildlife habitat, and 160 acres of adjacent farmland have been conserved by Monument Farms.
Back by popular demand, we offer a winter edition of Backyard Bingo! This scavenger hunt bingo experience can get the whole family outside for an afternoon of learning and adventure.
David and Cheryl Mance worked with VLT to conserve nearly 1,200 acres of working forest in Shaftsbury, much of it on West Mountain.
The Okemo State Forest has been expanded by nearly 350 acres, helping to protect a 100-mile wildlife corridor from Massachusetts to Warren and Lincoln.
Seven miles of trails in the heart of the popular Kingdom Trails network have been secured after a major community effort.