For years, conservationists have hoped to protect these 971 acres as an addition to Coolidge State Forest and a link to the Aitken State Forest.
The Trust for Public Land is now working with the Mad River Valley community and the State of Vermont to add the property to Camel's Hump State Park, benefiting mountain bikers, hikers, backcountry skiers, snowmobilers, hunters, and other lovers of the outdoors.
The Trust for Public Land is working to protect more than 350 acres surrounding a section of trail in Stamford for the Green Mountain National Forest.
In March 2012, we protected 680 acres along the river, which will be added to the Green Mountain National Forest, linking three unconnected tracts and increasing recreational access with new trail linkages and future trailheads.
Situated to the south of Green River Reservoir State Park in Vermont, the 339-acre Zack Woods property is considered a Lamoille Basin gem by both scientists and local residents.
The Trust for Public Land worked with the State of Vermont to protect Jackson Valley, a 936-acre property along the ridge of the Green Mountains that spans the Vermont-Canada border.
TPL helped the town of Lemington acquire property for a community forest atop Monadnock Mountain in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom from International Paper Realty Corporation using federal Forest Legacy Program funds.
Community forests are based on the principles of sustainable development and community-based natural resource management and promote community vitality and economic well-being.
To TPL helped add Dover Hill to the Green Mountain National Forest, creating a contiguous protected block of more than 4,300 acres.
Formerly owned by the Stanley Tool Company, this land in the towns of Chittenden, Pittsfield and Killington near the Green Mountain National Forest once supplied timber for the manufacture of tool handles for hammers.