Entries by Jeanie McIntyre

Land Management at Up on the Hill

Things are happening at Up on the Hill! UVLT’s newest conservation area will be experiencing a period of forest management and logging for the next 6-8 weeks. Logging began September 4th in the central section of the 1100 acre property. Trails in this area of the property are closed to use until the logging is […]

Chestnut Hunt Challenge

You just don’t see American Chestnut trees anymore. The once common tree is now all but completely absent from our eastern forests. For centuries they were an essential part of the forest ecosystem and the economy. The trees grew rapidly and tall – up to 100 ft. Their late flowering season makes their fruit hardy […]

New School Year Continues Dartmouth College Partnership

Last week UVLT staff met with Dartmouth’s Ashley Doolittle to discuss our experiences and make plans for another year of co-joining academic curricula and land conservation. Doolittle is Associate Director for Academic and Service Engagement with the Dartmouth Center for Service.  She helped found the Social Impact Practicum (SIP) program, which last year brought multiple […]