Vermont Land Trust Receives $425,000 Grant for Recreation in Newport

Vermont Land Trust Receives $425,000 Grant for Recreation in Newport

We are thrilled to announce that we received a major grant that will go toward creating a four-season waterfront recreational trail through our Bluffside Farm property in Newport. This portion of the trail would be one phase of an effort to create a seven-mile trail...
Scrag Town Forest Gateway Protected by Town of Waitsfield

Scrag Town Forest Gateway Protected by Town of Waitsfield

The Town of Waitsfield has completed its long-sought purchase and permanent conservation of 110 acres of forestland at the north end of Bowen Road, adjacent to the Town’s existing 640-acre Scrag Town Forest. This culminates a two-year effort spearheaded by the...
Organic Dairy Farm and Section of White River Protected in Tunbridge

Organic Dairy Farm and Section of White River Protected in Tunbridge

Tunbridge—Dairy farmers Corey and Ann Chapman have a cheerful household motto: “kids and cows.” Though the saying is simple enough, life is very busy for the Chapmans as they go about managing five kids and 115 cows at their organic dairy farm along the First Branch...
Land Stewards Award Presented to Eleven Students

Land Stewards Award Presented to Eleven Students

Each year, the Vermont Land Trust gives out the Land Stewards Award to qualified junior and senior high school students across the state. The students are nominated by their teachers because of their commitment to agriculture and/or forestry. This year, eleven students received the award and a $250 cash prize from Vermont Land Trust representatives.

Windmill Ridge Nature Reserve Adds 70 Acres

Windmill Ridge Nature Reserve Adds 70 Acres

Athens, Westminster, and Rockingham — The Vermont Land Trust and Windmill Hill Pinnacle Association (WHPA) announced today that 70 more acres in Athens, Westminster, and Rockingham were added to the Windmill Ridge Nature Reserve. The newly protected land was...