Staying Grounded: A Message from VLT’s President

Dear members and supporters, In times of crisis, Vermonters pull closer together. The coronavirus tests that—when the best thing we can do for ourselves and for one another is to create physical distance. It’s a challenge we all share; let’s make it a source of...

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What Does a Truly Old Forest Look Like?

What Does a Truly Old Forest Look Like?

Liz Thompson, VLT’s Director of Conservation Science, reflects on old forests in Vermont As a teenager, I loved being in the woods. I felt at peace there, far from the noisy crowds at school. The woods were quiet, but there were also signs of a once busy place, of...

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VLT
Facts
596,000+
Total acres
protected
730+
Farms using
conserved land
428,000
Acres of
forestland
170
Recreation
spots
60
Miles
Catamount Trail
470
Miles
VAST Trail
2,500+
Properties
protected