Award for Vermont Farmers

Award for Vermont Farmers

January 22, Montpelier – The Vermont Land Trust is accepting applications for an award to celebrate and benefit Vermont farmers. The $5,000 Eric Rozendaal Memorial Award will be given to a Vermont farmer who exemplifies land stewardship, giving back, and...
Over 500 Acres Protected for Sugaring and Wildlife

Over 500 Acres Protected for Sugaring and Wildlife

Large Sugaring Operation in Upper Valley Conserves Land January 8, 2020 Sharon — Arthur Berndt of Maverick Farm conserved 564 acres of mostly forested land, the Vermont Land Trust announced today. A 23,000-tap sugarbush with valuable wildlife habitat—including a large...
Fayston Gets a New Town Forest

Fayston Gets a New Town Forest

December 11, 2019 Fayston — A scenic 93-acre property in Fayston is now a town forest, the Vermont Land Trust announced today. Christina Castegren donated the land and the Town of Fayston conserved it with the land trust, establishing the Boyce Hill Town Forest....
Land Along Lewis Creek Protected to Support Clean Water

Land Along Lewis Creek Protected to Support Clean Water

December 3, Starksboro — Land along 1.5 miles of Lewis Creek, which flows through farmland owned by Peter Briggs, has been protected for clean water. Briggs worked with the Vermont Land Trust and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to...