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The storm that knocked out power across town at the end of October also toppled quite a few trees on SLT’s conserved lands. Since the storm, we have been working with volunteers, landowners, the Lamoille County Forester, the Town of Stowe, and the Stowe Trails Partnership (formerly Stowe Mountain Bike Club) to understand the location, extent, and impact of the damage. Here's an update on trail impacts, some thoughts on the long-term ecological impacts of the windstorm, and suggestions on ways you can help out. More...

Some new signs of activity at Kirchner Woods started appearing at the end of October: colorful flagging and trees spotted with blue paint. The markings are part of a multi-year timber and songbird habitat improvement project that Stowe Land Trust is undertaking on the 75-acre forested property on Taber Hill.  More...

Two new board members were elected by Stowe Land Trust’s membership at the 30th Annual Meeting & Anniversary Celebration held on Sunday, September 9th at Strawberry Hill Farm in Stowe. Beth Bradford and Amy Stewart will join twenty existing board members responsible for governing the community conservation organization.  More...

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...