Focus on Forests: Using Mapping Technology to Protect Forestland

Focus on Forests: Using Mapping Technology to Protect Forestland

A question that members have asked the Vermont Land Trust is, how does the organization go about deciding what land to conserve? It’s a process that requires careful consideration, particularly when it comes to forestland. Because so much of Vermont is forested—76...
Marking Boundaries to Protect Land

Marking Boundaries to Protect Land

Stewardship manager Adam Piper has experienced all kinds of adventures in the nine years he’s been visiting VLT-conserved land. He’s scaled cliffs to map boundaries, harvested pears for an elderly landowner, and herded ornery cows with a broomstick.