Fundraising Goal Met for Newport Trail!

Fundraising Goal Met for Newport Trail!

We did it! Together, we raised the $1.2 million needed for the Bluffside Farm section of a growing seven-mile recreation trail in downtown Newport! Thank you to all who gave. It has been a long journey from 2015, when VLT purchased Bluffside Farm and the community...
New Report Shows 9-to-1 Return on Dollars Spent for Land Conservation

New Report Shows 9-to-1 Return on Dollars Spent for Land Conservation

Perhaps it is no surprise to you that land conservation generates measurable economic returns. The Trust for Public Land released a report demonstrating how Vermont benefits from investments in land conservation. The report shows that conserved land provides valuable...
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, and Barre, Vermont. We are saddened by this news, since ash trees are important to Vermont’s forests, towns, and riversides, and comprise 5% of the trees in our...