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Healthy Deer and Healthy Forests

Learn more about how Vermont's deer population is managed to improve both herd and forest health.

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Two antlerless white-tailed deer look info the camera while standing in the snow, one in the foreground and one in the background.

Press: Stowe Land Trust Closes on Shutesville Hill Wildlife Corridor Property

On January 24, Stowe Land Trust purchased 86 acres in the heart of the corridor with assistance from the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board, The Nature Conservancy, the Canadian Friends of Stowe Land Trust, the Vermont Land Trust, and local…

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A locator map showing the protected property in the Shutesville Hill Wildlife Corridor.

Bouchard Farm and Landmark Meadow in the News - Update

Updated story on Bouchard Farm and Landmark Meadow. The Stowe Reporter's Aaron Calvin reports on the latest.

 

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A snowy field of chopped corn stalks at Bouchard Farm, with a snowy Mount Mansfield in the background.

Naturalist Corner: A Timely Winter Gift

A small pair of brown wings stand out against a patch of fresh snow as they silently flitter. A moth? In these winter conditions? Learn more about seeing the Bruce Spanworm Moth flying around in early winter.

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A Bruce Spanworm moth holds on to a small twig with buds.

Updates from the Stew Crew

SLT has continued to make progress with our stewardship goals to preserve the health of our conserved lands and trails and to improve the outdoor experience for users. Volunteers have played a major role in the recent work at Kirchner Woods and…

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Carolyn and Stowe High School students use various tools to clear out the Rime Line trail for winter use.

Transitions and Gratitude: A Message Regarding Our Executive Director

Stowe Land Trust Announces Leadership Transition: Sharpless to Step Down as Executive Director

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A photo of Amy Stewart, Board Chair.

Naturalist Corner: Welcoming Winter's "Blizzards"

During this time of year, you can see dark-eyed juncos in flocks, also known as "blizzards", from evergreen forests to your backyard.

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A close up photo showing the front of a dark-eyed junco, sitting on the rocky peak of Mount Mansfield on a clear sunny day.

Opinion: Conservation isn’t the culprit behind our housing shortage. But it can be part of the solution.

Executive Director, Kristen Sharpless' commentary on the need to double down on our commitment to using land efficiently and in line with our shared values if we want to create housing and conserve our quality of life and environment, especially in a…

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A photo of Kristen Sharpless.

Press: Stowe Land Trust seeks to protect 83-acre wildlife corridor

A key piece of the Shutesville Hill Wildlife Corridor is at risk of development and Stowe Land Trust and its partners need to raise a final $99,000 by the end of December.

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An aerial view showing the fall foliage of the protected property alongside Route 100.

Helping Every Kid Be An Outdoor Kid

We are strengthening our commitment to the next generation through creating Learning Landscapes.

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Backs to the camera, a group of kindergarteners run and disperse to explore a grassy field on the edge of a forest.