Vermont Land Trust Announces Nick Richardson as New President

Vermont Land Trust Announces Nick Richardson as New President

On December 1, 2017, the Vermont Land Trust (VLT), will have a new President. Nick Richardson, most recently VLT’s Vice President for Finance and Enterprise, will take the helm. Nick has been at VLT for more than five years and is recognized by the organization,...
New Report: New England Losing 65 Acres of Forest per Day

New Report: New England Losing 65 Acres of Forest per Day

New England has been losing forestland to development at a rate of 65 acres per day, according to a new report released today by the Harvard Forest.  “The incremental chipping away of forest and farmland by scattered development is hard to see day-to-day but it...
Hunting by Written Permission at Bluffside Farm in Newport

Hunting by Written Permission at Bluffside Farm in Newport

Following last year’s successful first hunting season on Bluffside Farm in Newport, the Vermont Land Trust (VLT) has decided to hold a lottery for hunting on the property again this year. The land trust plans to issue permission for deer hunting at Bluffside during...
Vermont Land Trust Receives $425,000 Grant for Recreation in Newport

Vermont Land Trust Receives $425,000 Grant for Recreation in Newport

We are thrilled to announce that we received a major grant that will go toward creating a four-season waterfront recreational trail through our Bluffside Farm property in Newport. This portion of the trail would be one phase of an effort to create a seven-mile trail...
Land Stewards Award Presented to Eleven Students

Land Stewards Award Presented to Eleven Students

Each year, the Vermont Land Trust gives out the Land Stewards Award to qualified junior and senior high school students across the state. The students are nominated by their teachers because of their commitment to agriculture and/or forestry. This year, eleven students received the award and a $250 cash prize from Vermont Land Trust representatives.