Entries by Jeanie McIntyre

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 […]

Awards and Celebration on Lake Morey

UVLT Friends, Supporters, Trustees and Staff celebrated another year of successful, innovative, and strategic conservation in the Upper Valley. On May 31, we gathered at a historic property on the shore of Lake Morey to enjoy the quiet lake and gorgeous views of Morey Mountain and share an evening of camaraderie, good food and drink, […]

Wild About Lebanon

The Upper Valley Land Trust, the City of Lebanon and the Lebanon Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to bring back a popular program that celebrates the City’s natural assets. UVLT President Jeanie McIntyre says, “Lebanon is a thriving small city with a big outdoors. ‘Wild About Lebanon’ puts the spotlight on what makes the […]

UVLT and VTC Joint Statement on Norwich Farms

      To: Norwich Select Board From: Upper Valley Land Trust and Vermont Technical College Re: Joint Statement Regarding Norwich Farms Date: April 19, 2018 In 2015, Vermont Technical College accepted the Sigler Farm in Norwich as a gift, and the College created a semester-long residential educational experience for its agricultural students on the […]

UVLT Prepares to Purchase Norwich Farm

UVLT is preparing to purchase about 6 acres of developed land on Turnpike Road in Norwich. The land is adjacent to UVLT’s Brookmead Conservation Area, 352 acres of forest and farmland with trails. The 6 acres is currently owned by Vermont Technical College (VTC). A number of barns and related structures are situated there along […]

April Showers Bring out Amphibians

Each spring as the days get longer, the temperatures rise, and the snow melts we get what the environmental community calls “the big night”. As spring rains soak our region and night time temperatures rise to 45 degrees, frogs and salamanders leave their winter dens and migrate, up to a quarter mile, to their breeding […]

Essays with a Sense of Place (Part 1)

The story of life in the Upper Valley is rooted in the experience of place.  This post is the first in a series featuring the writing of four Upper Valley women deeply attached to the land around them – places that are now conserved. The legacy of these writers – expressed both through their stories […]