The Trust for Public Land is working to preserve 469 acres of the former Ascutney Mountain Ski Resort as an addition to the West Windsor Town Forest.
The Trust for Public Land is working with the state of Vermont and the community to preserve all 1,346 acres as a new state forest to be named in honor of the late Senator Jim Jeffords, a Shrewsbury native with a long legacy of environmental stewardship and land conservation.
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.
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.
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