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.
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.
The property, known as Bissonette Farm, contains the headwaters of the LaPlatte River, which feeds into Lake Champlain and serves as a drinking water supply for approximately 68,000 people.
The 410-mile Connecticut River is New England's largest river, draining a 7.2 million-acre watershed that supports fisheries, farmlands, forests, and fresh water in four states: New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
A mix of forestland, wetlands, and open meadow, the Blueberry Lake property provides outstanding opportunities for recreation, including swimming, fishing, hiking, ice skating and cross-country skiing. And its location, adjacent to the Roxbury State Forest, offers prime habitat for songbirds, bl
TPL led a coalition to save the Phenn Basin property in the Mad River Valley and add 2,700 acres to Camel's Hump State Park, Vermont.
TPL helped the Vermont Institute of Natural Science acquire 28 acres in Montpelier in the flood plain of the north branch of the Winooski River, adjacent to the North Branch Nature Center, and within walking distance of the Vermont State House.