Reflections: While the world spins, our feet stay on the ground

Reflections: While the world spins, our feet stay on the ground

By Charlie Hancock, forester and VLT trustee Hudson and I were on a parcel in Berkshire last week. For those who haven’t met him, Hudson’s around seven, he’s never happier than when he’s loose in the forest, and he has an addiction to digging up rocks and carrying...
Reflections: What Does a Truly Old Forest Look Like?

Reflections: 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...