VLT is working with the Mad River Valley Recreation District and associated towns to protect rec fields off of Route 100 in Waitsfield. Help us keep this land available for communities in the Valley! Learn more.
Bluffside Farm was formerly a dairy and is now temporarily owned by VLT. The goal for this open space property is to serve the community needs expressed by local residents during multiple public meetings and property tours. Learn more.
On Sunday, March 12, join our yearly romp around Bolton Valley Nordic and Backcountry Land! Learn more.
Meet with biologists, foresters, and loggers to see first-hand how active forest management is good habitat management. Learn more.
Proposed plan includes $16.3M in state resources for the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board. Read more.
Jeannie and John Panner generously donated 197 acres, with wetlands and views of Hazen's Notch, to VLT. Read more.
Lisa MacDougall has found a permanent home for Mighty Food Farm in Shaftsbury, Vermont, on the former Beauchesne Farm. Read more.
This 263-acre property is for sale through VLT's Farmland Access Program. Learn more.
With the addition of nearly 200 acres to the Gale Meadows WMA in Winhall and Jamaica, the public can now enjoy over 900 acres of permanently conserved land. Read more.
Andy and Mateo started Jasper Hill Farm in 2003, milking 15 heifers in an old tie-stall barn. Thirteen years later, their small dairy has grown into a cheese-making phenomenon. Read more.
Jim and Sharlyn Jordan protected 514 acres of their dairy farm, which they have owned and operated for over 30 years. They are also working with VLT to find a new farm buyer through our Farmland Access Program. Read more.
As Joan Wortman neared retirement, she wanted to make sure her land would continue to be farmed and well cared for. By selling conservation easements on the farm and riverfront land, Joan will be able to provide for her retirement while reducing the price of the land for Matt Deome—a 23-year-old dairy farmer from Pennsylvania. Read more.
Rick and Kelly Clough protected 84 acres on their conserved dairy farm in Ryegate to improve flood resilience and water quality along the Wells River. Read more.
In Johnson, dairy farmer Warren Rankin of Top Rankin Farm protected 12 riverside acres, creating the first river corridor easement along the Gihon River. Read more.
Linda Begiebing, Prudence Finn, and Charbra Jestin donated a conservation easement on 72 acres in Sharon. Located off Sugarhouse Road, this remote tract of forest was purchased by the sisters’ ancestor Isaac Simonds in 1822, and was later a sheep farm. Read more.
The owners of Meadow View Farm in Woodstock and VLT are seeking a farmer interested in starting an agricultural business to apply to lease farmland along Pomfret Road in Woodstock. Learn more.