What is the current status of the Bluffside Farm Trail Connector?

What is the current status of the Bluffside Farm Trail Connector?

The proposed Bluffside Farm trail connector will result in a seven-mile, car-free, recreational trail connecting downtown Newport with trails in Canada. The Vermont Land Trust and contractors presented project updates before the Newport Recreation Committee meeting on...
State Recognizes Community Building Efforts in Newport

State Recognizes Community Building Efforts in Newport

October 23, Barre — At a recent statewide conference, The Vermont Housing and Conservation Board (VHCB) honored Tracy Zschau of the Vermont Land Trust with the John Nutting Community Catalyst Award for her work on Bluffside Farm on the shores of Lake Memphremagog in...
Progress continues on Bluffside Farm trail connector

Progress continues on Bluffside Farm trail connector

We’re excited to start work on the new trail that will result in a seven-mile, car-free recreational trail connecting downtown Newport with trails in Canada. In July 2019, we contracted with DeWolfe Engineering Associates to develop the engineering plans for the...
A Gift of Land for Newport’s Bluffside Farm

A Gift of Land for Newport’s Bluffside Farm

Vermont Land Trust recently received a small land gift. Like many small gifts, its impact far exceeds its size. Three brothers, Hank, Tom, and Doug Amon, own land in Newport that has been in their family for many generations. The property is just across the road from...
2019 Hunting Lottery Announced for Bluffside Farm in Newport

2019 Hunting Lottery Announced for Bluffside Farm in Newport

This is the fourth year that there will be a hunting lottery on the VLT-owned Bluffside Farm. Applications are due September 27. We plan to issue permission for deer hunting at Bluffside during three periods: October 19-November 1: Last two weeks of the archery...