Saving Bat Habitat

Saving Bat Habitat

When an owner of conserved forestland recently conserved some neighboring land, we saw an opportunity to protect bat habitat in an old mine shaft located deep within his forest. The old mine is a prime hibernation area, or hibernaculum, for bats. According to Vermont...
40 Ways to Love Vermont – Event Photos

40 Ways to Love Vermont – Event Photos

Celebrating 40 Years of Conservation with the Vermont Land Trust! During the summer and fall of 2017, in honor of our 40th Anniversary, VLT hosted 40 events across the state. We are so grateful to the many landowners who invited people to tour their land and hear...
The Lady’s Slipper

The Lady’s Slipper

From Forest to Facebook
It was one of those days that I had to remind myself I was actually working. As I motored along the dirt roads of the upper Ompompanoosuc River valley, glimpses of faraway hills flickered through the trees in early June sunshine…

Marking Boundaries to Protect Land

Marking Boundaries to Protect Land

Stewardship manager Adam Piper has experienced all kinds of adventures in the nine years he’s been visiting VLT-conserved land. He’s scaled cliffs to map boundaries, harvested pears for an elderly landowner, and herded ornery cows with a broomstick.