News

After nearly a decade of dedicated service, we bid farewell to board member Dave Hosmer.  More...

On September 9th, Stowe Land Trust celebrated 30 years! The event was held at Strawberry Hill Farm where guests enjoyed spectacular views of Mt. Mansfield while celebrating 30 years of local land conservation.  More...

Congratulations to Stowe Bible Camp for being recognized as Stowe Land Trust’s Volunteer of the Year for 2017! Since 2007, a group of 12 and 13-year-olds have been volunteering with SLT during each camp week to complete important trail maintenance, bridge repair, invasive plant removal, and spring clean-up projects on conserved lands.   More...

The 18th Annual Invitational Golf Tournament held on August 4, 2017 was a great success, raising $20,000 for Stowe Land Trust. Thank you to our sponsors and all who attended -- your support makes our work possible!  With the help of over fifty local businesses and individuals who provided everything from gift certificates and golf balls to 5 - star dinners and gift baskets, we had a great time. More...

After 10 years at our current location in the Lower Village, we will be relocating to 6 Sunset Street at the end of June. Thank you for your support these past 30 years and we look forward to continuing our work from a new and welcoming Main Street location. Our move will happen from June 29th through July 5th. Our office will be closed during this time period and will have no phone or email access. We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding during this transition. More...

The banks of the Little River in Stowe got some loving restoration this spring. Over 80 volunteers from National Life Group, Stowe Middle and High Schools, Arcana Gardens, Trudell Consulting Engineers, and Stowe Land Trust planted 1000 native trees and shrubs on three properties in May. The planting projects were collaborations between landowners, Stowe Land Trust, the Friends of the Winooski River, and the Intervale Conservation Nursery. The trees and shrubs will help stabilize banks, filter water, improve wildlife habitat in and along the river, and restore biodiversity to floodplain areas.   More...

Vail CEO, Rob Katz, and his wife, Elana Amsterdam, have announced that they are making a $100,000 unsolicited donation to Stowe Land Trust. Vail Resorts is hoping to close on its $50 million purchase of Stowe Mountain Resort ski operations in May, so Katz and Amsterdam chose to make a personal gift to SLT as a way to support two issues that are important to them - engaging youth and caring for the environment - within the Stowe community. More...

Sarah Bailey will be serving as Stowe Land Trust’s AmeriCorps Stewardship and Outreach Assistant through the summer. Having grown up in the Great Lakes state, Sarah spent her childhood swimming in Michigan’s many rivers and lakes, exploring the forests, and making friends with all the tiny insects and amphibians she stumbled across. More...

2017 marks Stowe Land Trust’s 30th anniversary! We have a lot to celebrate. Learn about all the ways you can join in. More...

This week, Wiessner Woods again became an outdoor classroom. Stowe High School students from Don McDowell’s AP Environmental Science class revisited a section of forest on the property first studied by the same class two years ago. The goal: track changes in the forest by taking measurements and observations at permanent plots established in 2015.  More...