A New Era of Natural Communities

A New Era of Natural Communities

Communities in Nature, Revisited By Allaire Diamond, VLT ecologist My botany bookshelf holds a tiny antique ‘Tree Guide,’ published in 1914, which promises to be “a friend that knows all the trees…that introduces the newcomer to all his tree neighbors.” Spend time...

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Crafting a Land Ethic

Crafting a Land Ethic

Aldo Leopold's Conservation Legacy By Dan Kilborn, VLT forester It was an epic road trip: three days and a thousand miles of small towns, road construction, and stunning scenery, with a five- and two-year old in tow and only brief interludes of backseat bickering. My...

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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