“This is a momentous occasion” says Peg Merrens, UVLT’s Vice President for Conservation. “The protection of this land has long been a priority for the Lebanon Conservation Commission. We are so pleased that this partnership came together and the community will benefit for years to come.” Peg Merrens is talking about a long awaited addition […]
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The Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative (VOREC) is hosting public forums around the state to gather feedback on ways to promote business opportunities, increase participation opportunities, and strengthen the quality, extent, and stewardship of the state’s recreational resources. The group will be in White River Junction on Monday, October 23 for an “open house” listening […]
We’ve been busy at Smith Pond Shaker Forest! In July staff and volunteers spent a day on a remote peninsula clearing out debris from an old cabin. Complete with a kitchen sink, volunteers paddled debris to shore for removal. Then in August seven volunteers from the Tuck Builds program of the Tuck School of Business […]
If you would like to visit Smith Pond Shaker Forest, you can find access via Smith Pond Road from exit 15 on Interstate 89. Go up the hill a ways until you find a (signed) public parking area on the left. The blazed trail leaves from the parking lot. Walk about a half mile […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Julie Barrett Murray loves the 81 acres of forest, field, and stream that has been in her family since 1948. She grew up exploring the woods and cherishes the memories of her family and her rural New Hampshire upbringing. When a neighboring property was slated for development, it spurred her to take action. Working with […]
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 […]
Mountain View Farm, in the long abandoned Orford village of Quinttown, was once home to bachelor farmer Billy Brown. Billy was born Fred Salls, in Canada, and changed his name after moving to the US. In 1915, he bought the hill farm where he would live the rest of his life — more than fifty […]