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 […]

Foundation Brings People Together to Protect Landmark

Families have been enjoying the beauty and splendor of Lake Morey and its surrounding hills in Fairlee for generations. The lake gathers far flung family members for holidays and vacations, and provides an idyllic location for year round activities. According to the Lake Morey Association, a local 501(c)(3) dedicated to protecting the lake environment, the […]

Three New Board Members Elected

We are excited to announce that on Wednesday June 27th three new members were elected to UVLT’s Board of Trustees effective July 1, 2018. Justin Gullotta originally joined the board last fall when he was appointed to fill a recently vacated seat. He is an engineer at Hypertherm in Hanover where he designs industrial products […]