Entries by Jeanie McIntyre

Vernal Pool Restoration Success at Ticknor Woodlands

The Ticknor Woodlands Parcel was conserved at the end of  2017 in a  three-way collaboration between the Upper Valley Land Trust, the City of Lebanon, and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, and with funding from the Lebanon Open Space Trust and the NH Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund. The 110 acre parcel of land […]

Earthworms: The Invasive Species You Didn’t Know About

On March 22nd and April 17th UVLT began a series of events called “Lunch & Learn” where we present a topic in ecology and then follow up with a boots-on-the-ground field trip. This blog post is an excerpt from Vice President of Stewardship and Strategic Initiatives John Roe’s presentation and field trip on Forest Ecology […]

21st Annual Conservation Commission Gathering

On March 19th, UVLT held our 21st Annual Conservation Commission Gathering at Hypertherm. Participants came from 15 towns and 5 organizations across both states to spend the evening having dinner, chatting with their fellow commissioners, and learning about Planning for Climate Change Resiliency. The speaker for the evening was Sherry Godlewski from the New Hampshire […]

Silent Auction a Success!

“We had a complete blast.” That’s what Programs Director Alison Marchione had to say about her first experience planning a Silent Auction for UVLT. “I had never planned one of these before – most of the credit should go to Brie, she really put a lot of work into this.” Brie Swenson, UVLT’s new Community […]

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 […]