Rallying Around a Beloved Mountain

Rallying Around a Beloved Mountain

Prospect Mountain in Woodford Tucked away in the small town of Woodford sits Prospect Mountain Nordic Ski Center, a network of 30 kilometers of skillfully groomed trails with consistently good snow. The mountain is a hub of activity with skiers of all ages and...
No Other Place Quite Like It

No Other Place Quite Like It

Kingdom Heritage Lands at 20 Years Twenty years ago, the largest land sale in modern Vermont history resulted in the protection of some 132,000 acres of woods in far northeastern Vermont. It is one of the largest and wildest swaths of forest in the state. Initially...
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...
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...