Entries by Jeanie McIntyre

Brookmead Food Pantry Garden and the Community Impact of Land Conservation

When UVLT decided that it was going to own land outright we did so for many reasons – there are the obvious ones: trails and recreation, sustainable forestry, and protecting and managing large blocks of habitat. There are also less obvious reasons that are still vitally important: being able to run dynamic programming, making sure […]

Five New Trustees Appointed

We are excited to announce that in June five new board members were confirmed to the Upper Valley Land Trust Board of Trustees.   Patty Armstrong moved to the Upper Valley 20 years ago and recently retired from working in the music programs at the middle and high schools in Hanover. Growing up in the […]

We Have a Lot to Celebrate

June was a very busy month for Upper Valley Land Trust. When conservation projects are completed and documents are signed it’s always cause for celebration and excitement. June 12th was a day of much celebration — not one, not two, but three conservation transactions happened in rapid succession. The first was Beaver Pond Farm in Newport, […]

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 […]