Help Create a New Nature Preserve In Cambridge

Help Create a New Nature Preserve In Cambridge

Please help us establish a new 51-acre nature preserve on land located along North Cambridge Road. If successful, this new town forest will offer walking trails, improved access to Cambridge Pines Natural Area and its old trees, outdoor education, and great habitat for animals.

Nature Nugget: A fondness for ferns

Nature Nugget: A fondness for ferns

The fiddleheads we savor in spring are the young, coiled up leaves of the ostrich fern, a tall, graceful fern common along rivers and in moist, rich upland forests. They appear in bottomlands in late April, and they last only a few short weeks. Once the fiddleheads have come unfurled, as most have by now, the leaves are bitter and are no longer good to eat.

Our Spring 2020 Newsletter

Our Spring 2020 Newsletter

  Our Spring Newsletter is here! Browse our stories about dairy farmers working on clean water in our state, magnificent old forests, Bluffside Farm in Newport, recent conservation successes, and much more. View the full newsletter: Panorama, Spring 2020...
Nature Nugget: Bobolinks, world-class travelers in trouble

Nature Nugget: Bobolinks, world-class travelers in trouble

During breeding season, male bobolinks are black and white with a tuft of straw-yellow on the back of their head. They flutter across fields singing a song that may make you think R2-D2 is loose in the haylands of Vermont.

Tree ID for Beginner Naturalists

Tree ID for Beginner Naturalists

Curious about the outdoors? Get started by learning tips and tricks for identifying the most common trees in Vermont’s forests.