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Guided Snowshoe Walk

February 17, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Woodford

Get outside and explore Prospect Mountain’s new snowshoe trails with us! Beginners and expert snowshoers welcome.

Climate-Friendly Forests

February 27, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Middlebury

Learn about the role of forests in keeping carbon out of the atmosphere, how carbon markets work, and the possibilities for Vermont landowners to participate in these markets.

Invasives Monitoring

February 29, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Bristol

Learn to monitor and slow the spread of Hemlock Wooly Adelgid. This destructive insect that has already been detected in southern Vermont.

What We Do

We protect the land that makes Vermont special – farms, forests, parks, trails, ponds and more. We want to make sure that people today and future generations are able to enjoy the land and Vermont’s rural traditions like those who came before us. Learn more.

 

Conserve Your Land

One way we can protect Vermont’s working landscape is to conserve land. This land includes productive farmland; forests rich with timber and wildlife habitat; and town forests and trails that further our connection to nature and neighbors. We work with both private landowners and communities to protect that land that makes Vermont special. Learn more.

Our Farmland Access Program

Farmland is expensive. This makes it hard for farms to get started or expand. We created the Farmland Access Program to help entrepreneurial farmers find affordable land of their own. Learn more.

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VLT
Facts
593,000+
Total acres
protected
720+
Farms using
conserved land
420,000
Acres of
forestland
170
Recreation
spots
60
Miles
Catamount Trail
460
Miles
VAST Trail
2,500+
Properties
protected