Help Create a New Nature Preserve In Cambridge

Help Create a New Nature Preserve In Cambridge

Please help us establish a new 51-acre nature preserve on land located along North Cambridge Road. If successful, this new town forest will offer walking trails, improved access to Cambridge Pines Natural Area and its old trees, outdoor education, and great habitat for animals.

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Nine Students Recognized for Farming and Forestry

Nine Students Recognized for Farming and Forestry

Each year, VLT recognizes outstanding high school juniors and seniors who are dedicated to agriculture and forestry. This year nine students across the state, from Woodstock to Montgomery, each received a Land Stewards Award, along with a check for $250.

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A Gift of Land in Topsham: Strengthening Conservation

A Gift of Land in Topsham: Strengthening Conservation

VLT received a gift of 159 acres of forestland, open pasture, and meadows in Topsham with spectacular views across central Vermont. The land trust will conserve most of the land and sell it, using the proceeds to advance the organization’s mission.

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Largest Deer Farm in State Conserved

Largest Deer Farm in State Conserved

Hank Dimuzio didn’t follow a typical path to become a farmer. For over 20 years he built up what is now the largest deer farm in the state while working as an emergency room physician at Rutland Regional Medical Center. In 2016, he retired from the hospital to pursue farming full time.

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VLT
Facts
593,000+
Total acres
protected
720+
Farms using
conserved land
420,000
Acres of
forestland
170
Recreation
spots
60
Miles
Catamount Trail
460
Miles
VAST Trail
2,500+
Properties
protected