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Pieter’s Lens  – A Red Eft Sighting

Pieter’s Lens – A Red Eft Sighting

by Pieter van Loon, VLT forester -- Red efts are the juvenile stage of the eastern newt. Did you know newts can live up to 15 years? That means a newt year is roughly equivalent to a dog year. This one climbed to the top of a coltsfoot leaf. What do you suppose drove...

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Vermont Forest Carbon Report Released

Vermont Forest Carbon Report Released

With funding from the High Meadows Fund and the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board—the Vermont Land Trust commissioned a study to examine the feasibility of Vermont landowners incorporating the sale of carbon offsets into their forest management plans.The new study,...

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