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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...

The Stowehof is the newest partner to join Stowe Land Trust’s Hotel Partnership program which gives guests an easy way to give back to Stowe so that it will always remain a special place to visit. For every night’s stay at The Stowehof, a $1 nightly donation goes to Stowe Land Trust. These voluntary donations are used to support our work to conserve Stowe's important natural resources.  More...

A prickly pest is invading Cady Hill Forest: Japanese barberry. Barberry is a non-native, invasive plant that looks pretty in landscaping around homes and yards. But it wreaks havoc when it escapes into natural areas, posing a threat to forest health, wildlife, and human health and safety. With assistance from Stowe Land Trust, the Stowe Conservation Commission, which is responsible for overseeing the management of Cady Hill Forest, is taking a stand against this invader. More...

Three new board members were elected by Stowe Land Trust’s membership at the 29th Annual Meeting celebration held on Sunday, September 25that Mayo Farm & Hunnewell Meadow in Stowe. Doren Dolan, Darsey Moon, and Ryan Percy will join nineteen existing board members responsible for governing the community conservation organization.  More...

If you take a walk along Alex's Trail at DuMont Meadow this fall, you'll see noticeably fewer bush honeysuckle plants than you would have last year. There's a good reason for that.

 

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