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Montpelier: Five students received VLT's Land Stewards Award. Read more.

Dorset quarryDorset: Historic quarries conserved, Owl's Head Town Forest expands. Read more.

Melanie and Pat HarrisonAddison: Dairy farmers conserve 400-plus acres. Read more.

Montpelier: Congress passed tax incentives that will encourage conservation. Read more.

Miller BrookStowe: Miller Brook at Kaiser Farm protected. Read more.

aerial forestNortheast Kingdom: VLT and The Nature Conservancy to sell timberlands. Read more.

beachNewport: Public meetings on the future of Bluffside Farm announced. Read more.



VLT Recognizes Students for Land Stewardship

Five students across Vermont won the Land Stewards Award from VLT this May and June. Read more.




butterflySummertime Events are Here!

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.



barnFarm for Sale in Pawlet

As part of our Farmland Access Program, we are accepting proposals from farmers who are interesting in buying this Pawlet farm. Learn more.



Dorset Quarries Conserved, Owl's Head Town Forest Expanded

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.



Canaan Town ForestShared Spaces: Securing the Future of Town Forests

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.



Conserved land in StarksboroVLT Supports Forest Policy Changes

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



Melanie and Pat HarrisonPennsylvania Farm Family that Made Vermont Home Conserves Over 400 Acres

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.



New Permanent Tax Incentives Encourage Conservation

The Vermont Land Trust is pleased to announce that Congress passed permanent tax incentives that encourage the donation of conservation easements, which limit development on farmland and forests. Read more.





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