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lineback cowAlbany: Sweet Rowen Farmstead Buys Land with VLT help. Read more.

fernsMontpelier: New report on Vermont forestland. Read more.

trailCabot: Land gift benefits public and wildlife. Read more.

Bennington: New park and natural area. Read more.

Franklin County: Three farms conserved. Read more.

Guildhall: Farmland and wetlands conserved. Read more.

corn field
Orleans County: Fairmont Dairy, LLC conserves 271 acres. Read more.

Elmore & Worcester: VLT Purchases 5,600 acres of forestland. Read more.







cowPosted May 8, 2015

Owner of Sweet Rowen Farmstead Buys Land

Paul Lisai of Sweet Rowen Farm was recently able to secure the future of his business by purchasing land for his farm with help from VLT.  Read more.


ferns and treesPosted April 17, 2015

Forestland Report Relased to Legislature

Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation Commissioner Michael Snyder unveiled a new report to the legislature today that addresses the fragmentation of Vermont’s forests. Read more.


TrailPosted April 17, 2015

Gift of Land Benefits Public, Enables Wetland Conservation

David Mayhew's generous land gift enhances public recreation and wildlife habitat in Cabot. Read more.



Kayaking at WalloomsacPosted March 24, 2015

New Park and Natural Area Created in Bennington

After a huge community fundraising project, a long-time goal has been acheived. Read more.



farmlandPosted February 10, 2015

Conservation Will Help Keep Farms in the Family

The Rainvilles and the Barabes conserved their farms with VLT in Highgate and Berkshire. Read more.



farmlandPosted January 30, 2015

Farmland and Wetlands Conserved in Guildhall

Farmers Chris and Hannah Fay were able to expand their dairy farm by selling a conservation easement to VLT. Read more.



Posted January 22, 2015

Ski and Snowshoe in Bolton

Join us to celebrate the protection of Bolton Valley Nordic and Backcountry Lands with VLT on March 7, 2015. Read more.



market signPosted January 9, 2015

Help the Brattleboro Farmers' Market

Market supporters are working to secure a location that will provide space for vending, driveway access, and parking. Read more.


corn fieldPosted January 7, 2015

Orleans County Farm Conserved

Fairmont Dairy, LLC has worked with the Vermont Land Trust to conserve 271 acres of farmland in Craftsbury, Glover and Greensboro. Read more.



Posted December 30,2014

VLT Buys 5,600 Acres

The Vermont Land Trust purchased a large tract of forestland that has been owned for more than 60 years by the Deer Lake Timber Company, a family-owned company with deep ties to Vermont. Read more.



field and barnPosted December 23, 2014

Farmers Selected to Revive Fayston Hill Farm

Sebastian and Heather von Trapp, together with Georgia von Trapp and Joey Nagy, to purchase the 283 acre conserved farm on Marble Hill Road. Read more.



familyPosted December 23, 2014

Farms Along White River Conserved

Travelers going north on Route 100 to the village of Rochester will now be assured that two scenic and productive farms will remain undeveloped. Read more.



veggiesPosted December 15, 2014

Our 2013-2014 Annual Report is Online

This year's report features five stories of conservation. Read about new farm businesses, balancing farmland protection with river protection, using conservation science to help species adapt to climate change, and protecting ecological treasures. See all stories.



field and gatePosted November 14, 2014

Middlebury College’s Historic Bread Loaf Campus to Be Conserved

Nearly a century ago, the visionary Vermont environmentalist Joseph Battell bequeathed to Middlebury College the large tract of land that is home to the Bread Loaf campus. Read more.



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