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.
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.
Community forests are based on the principles of sustainable development and community-based natural resource management and promote community vitality and economic well-being.
For years, conservationists and hikers in East Montpelier, Vermont, had their eye on 481 acres of forests, fields, meadows, and wetlands along Mallory Brook.
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.
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.