Mad River Park Will Stay Public

Mad River Park Will Stay Public

For the past 12 years, school children of the Mad River Valley have learned to play soccer and lacrosse at Mad River Park, a privately owned property that was leased to the Town of Waitsfield. When the owners of the field decided they wanted to sell the 10-acre...
Vershire Couple Conserves Forestland

Vershire Couple Conserves Forestland

Joan Waltermire and John Douglas live in Vershire on land they have owned for many years. Joan is a naturalist and long-time employee of the Montshire Museum, and John is a professional photographer. In June, they donated a conservation easement on 30 acres of...
Worcester Range Forest Conserved in Waterbury

Worcester Range Forest Conserved in Waterbury

Ann Johnson and her late husband, Samuel, bought their land along the Worcester Range in Waterbury almost 50 years ago. Ann and her family fell in love with the forest, and wanted to ensure that it would be protected in the future. So this June, Ann donated the...
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...