What’s your ash story?

What’s your ash story?

Our woods are on the brink of massive change. Vermont’s 150 million ash trees are all threatened by an invasive insect, emerald ash borer, that was first detected here in 2018. But for now, ash trees are largely alive and well in Vermont, providing important habitat...
Seven Students Receive Land Stewards Award from Vermont Land Trust

Seven Students Receive Land Stewards Award from Vermont Land Trust

Since 2005, the Vermont Land Trust has been recognizing outstanding high school juniors and seniors who are dedicated to agriculture and forestry. This year, seven students received the Land Stewards Awards presented by the land trust, along with a check for...
Annual Celebration Photos!

Annual Celebration Photos!

Thank you to all who came to our Annual Celebration! The day was graced with glorious weather, learning, sharing, and laughter. With a riverside walk, a tour of Full Plate Farm, cider making, barnyard animals to visit, and forest trails to explore, there was something...
Vermont Forest Carbon Report Released

Vermont Forest Carbon Report Released

With funding from the High Meadows Fund and the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board—the Vermont Land Trust commissioned a study to examine the feasibility of Vermont landowners incorporating the sale of carbon offsets into their forest management plans.The new...
Emerald Ash Borer Found in Vermont

Emerald Ash Borer Found in Vermont

The emerald ash borer, an invasive insect from Asia, has been found in Orange Plainfield, Groton, Barre, Derby Line, South Hero, and in other towns in Vermont. We are saddened by this news, since ash trees are important to Vermont’s forests, towns, and...