Over 130 volunteers, from schools, area businesses, youth conservation programs, and local communities, joined VLT to plant 3,000+ trees in wetlands, along streams, and in prime songbird habitat on farms in Chittenden County.
Bald eagles are easily disturbed so we’re protecting their nesting areas with an ‘Eagle Nest Buffer’ at Bluffside Farm. Learn more here.
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.
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.
David and Cheryl Mance worked with VLT to conserve nearly 1,200 acres of working forest in Shaftsbury, much of it on West Mountain.