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.
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.
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.
The Peter A. Krusch Nature Preserve will feature nature trails that invite exploration. A highlight will be a path to the Cambridge Pines State Forest—one of Vermont’s few examples of old forest, a spectacular and awe-inspiring place that’s not easy to access.
Press release: December 16, 2020: A new nature preserve will be established by the Town of Cambridge, the Vermont Land Trust announced. The 51-acre Peter A. Krusch Nature Preserve will include forest, meadows, streams and ravines, and will be open to all.
The Vermont Land Trust has spent much of our 43-year history on the leading edge of conservation. We see opportunities to advance our mission and we take action. Today we stand at a new point of inflection.
On a mid-summer morning Fred Pratt sat on his cabin’s front porch, high on a Duxbury hillside, listening to birdsong from the surrounding forest. “There’s a yellowthroat down there,” he said. “And there’s a catbird, and robins of course, and another warbler, maybe a chestnut-sided.”