Barbara Kaufman generously expressed her love of the land through her will with the donation of a conservation easement on 187 acres. Read more.
The Armstrong farm, formerly a dairy, is for sale through VLT's Farmland Access Program. Learn more and apply.
Rogers Farmstead in Berlin improved a section of the Dog River's banks by working with several conservation organizations. Read more.
Two family dairies—one large and one small—worked with the Vermont Land Trust to conserve farmland in Newport and Troy. In both cases, selling conservation restrictions helped to offset the expense of recently purchased farmland. Read more.
The Vermont Land Trust and The Nature Conservancy sold 2080 acres of forestland to Cecile and Tom Branon, supporters of conservation and committed land stewards. Read more.
Five students across Vermont won the Land Stewards Award from VLT this May and June. Read more.
Educational workshops, our annual celebration, a farm-dinner fundraiser, and more! Please check out our events page to see what's happening near you. Want to receive event updates by email? Contact Cara at (802) 262-1222. Go to Events Page.
As part of our Farmland Access Program, we are accepting proposals from farmers who are interesting in buying this Pawlet farm. Learn more.
This week, the Town of Dorset bought 247 acres of well-loved land with quarries and hiking trails, and conserved it with the Vermont Land Trust to protect its natural resources, cultural heritage, and recreation opportunities. Read more.
While town forests provide recreation, education, and timber income, surprisingly only 20 percent are conserved...Learn how conservation can protect these precious public resources in VLT's spring newsletter feature story. Read more.
We have worked with several partner organizations this legislative session to encourage efforts to maintain the integrity of Vermont’s forests, such as helping with the generational transfer of land, supporting a tax incentive for easement donations, and changing land-use regulations to better protect forests. Learn more
Pat and Melanie Harrison conserved their dairy farm, where they have more than 200 organic cows. “Vermont is a great place to farm,” said Melanie. Read more.