Saturday, May 14th 12-2pm In 2019 the Lyme Snowmobile Club and UVLT received a grant from the Lyme Foundation to replace the aged bridge over Grant Brook that leads into Lyme Hill Conservation Area. The Snowmobile club replaced the bridge in November of 2019 and a celebratory opening day was planned for Spring 2020. Due […]
Celebrate spring and trees with a Wild about Lebanon Tree Crawl through Bakers Crossing with Lebanon Conservation Commissioner Donald Lacey. We will follow a short trail along the Mascoma River, past floodplain forest, and return along the meadow’s edge, stopping to explore the diversity of tree species that can be found on this 5 acre […]
Through all the uncertainty and challenges of the past two years, the Upper Valley's wondrous outdoors has been a backbone of resilience. Now, we come together in celebration of UVLT's land conservation and stewardship mission and all of you who contribute for the health of people and nature. We're thrilled to invite you to join […]
Join Lebanon Conservation Ranger Emeritus Ron Bailey for a Wild about Lebanon hike on Indian Ridge. Starting on the water tower road, we will journey through diverse forests, past stone walls, along a ridgeline with exposed bedrock, and past various stream and wetland features as we hike north on the Indian Ridge Trail and return […]
Sunday, July 17, 2022; 11am -2pm Eco Ag Center, Sullivan County Complex, Unity, NH Learn about the process and craft of basket-weaving from members of the Ko'asek (Co'wasuck) Traditional Band of the Sovereign Abenaki Nation. Native Americans and early settlers used baskets to carry or store everyday items. Basket weaving was a skill passed down […]
Join Dawn Dextraze and Upper Valley Land Trust's staff, as they lead a program about monarch life cycles as part of the Monarch Monitoring Blitz, July 23 - August 1! During this event we will actively search milkweed plants for monarch eggs, caterpillars and adults. Observations will be recorded on data sheets and uploaded into […]
Join the Upper Valley Land Trust for a night under the stars led by Bobby Farlice-Rubio! Mountain View Farm in the Quinttown region of Orford is the perfect place to take a tour of the night sky. Its remote location, 360 degree view, and lack of electric light pollution mean you can see the whole […]
September 3 –15 is PEAK Monarch Butterfly Migration Week for our area. Adults are riding the southerly winds during the day and feeding in the late afternoon. They roost in trees nearby overnight and are off again the next morning. Scientists who study monarch migration use information gathered from observations recorded online and tagging programs to […]
Join UVLT for the annual potato harvest with Willing Hands at Brookmead Food Pantry Garden on Tuesday, September 27th, from 2-5 pm. Volunteers should bring gloves, water, and a snack. We will provide tools (and extra gloves!). Inclement weather plan: UVLT will send an email to everyone who is registered and our regular volunteers if […]
Join us Sunday, October 2nd for Paddle the Border! Paddle the Border (PTB) was started as a way for community organizations from Vermont and New Hampshire to work together to "showcase" our shared asset, the Connecticut River. Now in it's 19th year, this UVLT sponsored event promotes the natural, cultural, scenic and recreational resources of […]
The Story Walk is an easy 1/2 mile out and back lollipop shaped loop that can be walked as an isolated hike or as part of a longer hike within the Lyme Hill trail network.
We hope you will join us on Saturday to celebrate this exciting addition to our town and to read the first book on the trail, "Henry Climbs a Mountain" by D.B. Johnson. We'll kick things off at the trailhead on Route 10 at 1pm with a few remarks by project stakeholders and then head out to the trail!
Join us for a self-paced hike to the top of Lyme Pinnacle, where we will gather around a fire to enjoy shared company, conversation and celebrate the Winter Solstice, together marking the official start of Winter, and the return of increased daylight. This event is open to all. UVLT staff will be present to help […]