Land along three miles of the Missisquoi River and its tributaries, as well as 50 acres of wetlands, have been protected. This is the latest in an ongoing effort to improve water quality in Vermont’s rivers that are a priority for clean water, biodiversity, and resilience to climate change.
A class of horticulture students from the River Valley Tech Center in Springfield helped tip the scales in favor of mother nature with a recent tree planting at Farm on the River.
After farming on leased land for decades, Matthew Kurek and Maggie Wood were looking for a farm of their own. Their search led them to Springfield, Vermont.
Wondering what we’ve been up to? The pandemic may have slowed some things down and halted others, but here at VLT we’ve been busy!
VLT ecologist Allaire Diamond works closely on our wetland restoration projects. We asked her about Vermont’s wetlands and why they matter.