trail through trees - new trail in Dummerston

A New Trail in Dummerston

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.

people walking in the woods with tall trees all around

A Treasured Forest Will Be Open to All

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.

yellow warbler on pine branch

A Forest for Us All

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.”