Entries by Jeanie McIntyre

VHCC Legislative Day – Join Us to Advocate for Conservation Funding

February 19th is the Vermont Housing and Conservation Coalition (VHCC) Legislative Day. Hundreds of volunteers, Board members, and staff of non-profit groups, landowners, homeowners and tenants will gather in Montpelier to describe the impact of the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board (VHCB), a unique dual-goal agency, and ask legislators to continue to support them. This […]

Sustainable Forestry at the Robert Areson Conservation Area

UVLT will be holding a timber tour at our Robert Areson Conservation Area on February 8th at 1:30 pm. We will be joined by Forester Tii McLane and Logger Dylan Kidder to view the recent logging activities and answer  questions about sustainable forestry, land management, and UVLT’s goals for the property. The Robert Areson Conservation […]

2019 Winter/Spring Wild About Lebanon Calendar

“Lebanon is a thriving small city with a big outdoors. ‘Wild About Lebanon’ puts the spotlight on what makes the City so special.”-Jeanie McIntyre, UVLT President It’s here! The 2019 Winter & Spring Wild About Lebanon Calendar has arrived! The Wild About Lebanon series, sponsored by The Upper Valley Land Trust, The City of Lebanon Conservation […]

Lyme’s Pinnacle – Conserved!

On Highbridge Road in Lyme, a small parking area was plowed out several weeks ago. Along a singletrack trail through the woods, posted signs came down. “This really is the start of something special,” says Upper Valley Land Trust president, Jeanie McIntyre. “About 100 Lyme families who enjoy the trails and views from Lyme’s Pinnacle […]

New Program Engages Area Businesses as Volunteers

UVLT has launched its new Corporate Service Program! Building on the foundation of years of group volunteer projects with Hypertherm and other area businesses through employer sponsored volunteer programs, UVLT sought to expand the program and reach out to other businesses that support their employees with benefits that include paid volunteer time. In September we […]

Campaign for Lyme’s Pinnacle Begins

UVLT’s campaign to protect the views and trails at Lyme’s Pinnacle is underway! For generations, Lyme residents have loved Pinnacle, a hiking destination with spectacular views and a landmark seen from many parts of town. After receiving our townwide mailing about the initiative, Lyme’s Judy Barker posted this response on the Town listserve. “It is […]

Belonging to Nature

UVLT has dedicated and renamed its property at Rix Ledges for Nicole Sage Cormen, a passionate naturalist and civic leader in Lebanon for more than 20 years until her death August 19, 2015 from endometrial cancer. -By Jeanie McIntyre   When UVLT’s Trustees voted unanimously to dedicate the Nicole S. Cormen Memorial Nature Preserve, they […]