Entries by Jeanie McIntyre

UVLT Staff Participates in VHCC Legislative Day to Advocate for Conservation Funding

On Friday, February 9th, UVLT staff members John Roe, Robin Kilfeather-Mackey, Megan Chapman, and Craig Privett attended the 2018 Vermont Housing and Conservation Coalition (VHCC) Legislative Day held at the Vermont Statehouse to champion the projects and values supported by Vermont Housing & Conservation Board funding of which UVLT is a recipient. (Early Morning views […]

UVLT Receives RCPP Grant Funding

In December, UVLT, along with NH NRCS and four partners, including Vital Communities, Sullivan County Conservation Commission, Grafton Country Conservation Commission and Land For Good, were awarded more than $1M through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) of the USDA. The goal of this RCPP is to stem the conversion and loss of vitally important […]

LCHIP Grant Award is Major Milestone in Haverhill Farm Conservation

On December 4th, UVLT was awarded $59,000 dollars from New Hampshire’s Land and Community Investment Program (LCHIP) for the conservation of a 40 acre portion of Dale and Jackie Lewis’s Rocky Hill Farm in Haverhill, NH. These fields have been part of the Lewis family’s farm for more than three decades. The process of conserving […]

Important Woodlands and Wetlands Permanently Protected in Lebanon

“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 […]

Group Asks For Ideas to Strengthen Economic Impact of Vermont Recreation

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 […]