Working Together: A Community Reimagines a Landmark Farm

Working Together: A Community Reimagines a Landmark Farm

Lake Memphremagog stretches north from Newport, rounding a forested point and reaching toward Canada. The view of the lake from downtown Newport City, enhanced by the undeveloped bluff just across the bay, is one of Newport’s most important scenic assets. The...
Ski Trails Expand onto Bluffside Farm

Ski Trails Expand onto Bluffside Farm

Ski Trails Expand onto Bluffside Farm The Vermont Land Trust (VLT) and Memphremagog Ski Touring Foundation (MSTF) are thrilled to announce that MSTF’s ski trail system has expanded onto Bluffside Farm in Newport City, which is owned by VLT. The new trail loop extends...
Fairmont Farm Passes Conservation Milestone

Fairmont Farm Passes Conservation Milestone

Shortly after being selected as Vermont’s Dairy of the Year for 2017, Fairmont Farm reached another milestone when Richard and Bonnie Hall and their nephew Tucker Purchase conserved 360 acres of the former Lylehaven Farm in East Montpelier. Now, more than half of the...
Couple Protects 544 Acres of Forestland in Granville

Couple Protects 544 Acres of Forestland in Granville

Julie and Peter Parker recently protected their family forest in Granville by permanently conserving 544 acres with the Vermont Land Trust. The Parkers are most at home in the woods of Vermont. As part-time residents of California with deep ties to Vermont, they...