Fundraising Goal Met for Newport Trail!

Fundraising Goal Met for Newport Trail!

We did it! Together, we raised the $1.2 million needed for the Bluffside Farm section of a growing seven-mile recreation trail in downtown Newport! Thank you to all who gave. It has been a long journey from 2015, when VLT purchased Bluffside Farm and the community...

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VLT Conserves Its First Farm in Vershire

VLT Conserves Its First Farm in Vershire

Liana and Niko Horster began Shire Beef in 2013 with three cows and 35 acres that they had just bought from Conrad Orr. The land had once been part of a 1,000-acre farm at the turn of the 18th century. “It’s special because it’s just about the only flat land in...

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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