News & Press

Stowe Land Trust is asking the Stowe community to help raise $75,000 toward the protection of Brownsville Forest during the months of May and June. At 750 acres, Brownsville Forest is the last, large, undeveloped parcel of forestland to protect in the town of Stowe.  More...

Stowe Land Trust is pleased to welcome Grace as the 2019 Summer Naturalist.   More...

Stowe, VT - Stowe Land Trust is close to securing the money to buy the largest unprotected tract of private forest in town, and hopes to have it forever conserved for the public. More...

What seemed impossible – the conservation of the largest remaining unprotected privately-owned forest tract in Stowe – is now within reach.  More...

Late last spring, on a ledgy hillside in the heart of the Shutesville Hill Wildlife Corridor, we unexpectedly came upon a mother bear and her two cubs. As staff of Stowe Land Trust and the Vermont Land Trust, we were on that hillside at the landowner’s request to consider conservation options for the property. Even before our visit, we were quite sure that this land was an important piece in the puzzle of privately owned land that forms a network of forest cover for wildlife moving between the Worcester Range and Green Mountains. More...

Hyde Park, VT - On January 29th, Lamoille Housing Partnership (LHP), Lamoille County Planning Commission (LCPC), and Stowe Land Trust (SLT) hosted a Housing Needs Summit that featured a data report of the Lamoille Valley’s housing landscape, and a panelist discussion that identified opportunities and challenges to address the region’s housing needs. More...

Earlier this year, Stowe Land Trust joined the Lamoille Regional Planning Commission and Lamoille Housing Partnership in commissioning a study of housing conditions and needs in Lamoille County. This joint effort may appear unlikely to some. After all, at first glance, Stowe Land Trust's land conservation work - protecting scenic, recreational, and productive farm and forest lands - has nothing to do with housing. More...

Join Stowe Land Trust as a Volunteer Land Steward at one of three open properties. Spend productive time outside monitoring your selected property. You'll get fresh air and exercise, and you'll help Stowe Land Trust with the stewardship of our conserved properties.  More...

New board member, Anna Black, was elected by Stowe Land Trust’s membership at the 31st Annual Meeting & Celebration held on Saturday, September 22nd at the Moscow Recreation Field in Stowe.

 

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Stowe Land Trust is pleased to welcome Elisabeth Fenn back to SLT in her new role as Conservation Program Coordinator. Elisabeth spent this summer serving as SLT’s Stewardship and Outreach Assistant, a position through the VHCB AmeriCorps program. This gave her the opportunity to get to know the Land Trust and connect with community members through educational outdoor programming, tabling at events, and coordinating volunteer projects.  More...