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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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Congratulations to Jim Lindenmeyer for being recognized as Stowe Land Trust’s Volunteer of the Year for 2016.  Jim has served as the volunteer Land Steward for the Lepine Forest in Sterling Valley since it was protected in 2002 and has been a regular volunteer at the land trust office and fundraising events. More...

Stowe Land Trust is celebrating 29 years of community-based land conservation on Sunday, September 25th from 1:00 - 4:30 pm. The event is taking place on the newly conserved Hunnewell Meadow located at the corner of Weeks Hill Road and Mayo Farm Road in Stowe.  More...

The 17th Annual Invitational Golf Tournament held on August 5, 2016 was a great success, raising $24,000 for Stowe Land Trust. Thanks 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...