Entries by Jeanie McIntyre

BioBlitz Begins

You can help UVLT identify and inventory the natural resources on our Lyme Hill Conservation Area! We’ve launched a year-long bioblitz! On June 10th, 16 enthusiastic naturalists gathered at Lyme Hill to help collect information about the biodiversity using a smart phone app called iNaturalist. Over the course of three hours in the field, they […]

Restatement Will Modernize Bylaws

Changes to our governing documents will bring UVLT into the 21st century, recognizing new communications and meeting practices, the mobility and evolving demographics of our supporters and changes in NH Statutes governing non-profit corporations. We’ll vote on the recommended changes at our June 8 membership meeting. A summary is here.

Film Explores the Role of Dairy Farms

In the renaissance of local food, dairy producers are often overlooked. Upper Valley milk may travel hundreds of miles to be processed before returning in cartons with out-of-state labels to be consumed by people who live only a few miles from the farm. So is it local? UVLT and the Co-op Food Stores are teaming […]

Together Again in Corinth

In 1965, Connecticut residents Edmund and Elizabeth Speer purchased property in Corinth known as the “Andre Place,” an old cape, pasture land and woods at the end of Coppermine Road. Over the course of the next thirty years, the 60-acre hill farm was broken into smaller pieces. In the 1980’s one section of the property was […]

2017 Patchen Miller Internship Application Guidelines

The Patchen Miller Internship at UVLT embraces the science, stewardship and sense of community involved in conserving land and encourages opportunities for people to enjoy, explore and learn from conserved properties. A Patchen Miller intern has leeway to develop a unique program of work while gaining experience with a nonprofit organization. Each applicant is asked […]

Conserved Sugarbush Contributes to Family Farm

A 96-acre sugarbush on Garvin Hill in Hartland has been permanently protected. The property, owned by the Richardson family since 1942, serves important dual farm purposes as both managed sugarbush and summer pasture for the Richardson Family Farm. The protection of the property is part of an overall plan to facilitate the transfer of the […]