Mad River Park Will Stay Public

Mad River Park Will Stay Public

For the past 12 years, school children of the Mad River Valley have learned to play soccer and lacrosse at Mad River Park, a privately owned property that was leased to the Town of Waitsfield. When the owners of the field decided they wanted to sell the 10-acre...
Waitsfield Buys Gateway to Scrag Town Forest

Waitsfield Buys Gateway to Scrag Town Forest

Back in 1991, the Scrag Forest Corporation donated forestland along the ridge of Scrag Mountain to the Town of Waitsfield, which conserved the forest with VLT to guarantee that the land would remain undeveloped and open to the public. Over the years, the Scrag Town...
Envisioning a new future for Bluffside Farm

Envisioning a new future for Bluffside Farm

We bought this farm in 2015 and have been working with the community to save and re-invigorate the farm, protect natural features, and expand recreation and education. The farm is located on Lake Memphremagog in Newport. It is located near the Beebe Spur Rail Trail,...
My Vermont: A Stratton Sunrise

My Vermont: A Stratton Sunrise

Jordan Peters, Castleton VT
I’ve been seeking out, and in love with, sunrises from mountain summits for some time now, and Vermont mountains do not disappoint…

My Vermont: Windmill Hill Nature Reserve

My Vermont: Windmill Hill Nature Reserve

Arthur Westing, Putney VT, VLT member
My very special place in Vermont is the first ridgeline to the west of the Connecticut River, especially those of its wooded acres that run through the Towns of Westminster and Rockingham…