Alswell Farm Celebration Update and Directions

Driving directions to the Alswell Farm celebration from Hanover: From the Dartmouth Green, travel east on East Wheelock St. which turns into Trescott Rd. and follow to the end where it intersects with Etna Rd. Turn left (north) on Etna Rd. which becomes HanoverCenter Rd., travel through the village of Etna, past the Hanover Reservoir, to the green […]

Cultivating Wonder, Conserving Land

by Jeanie McIntyre             Yesterday, in bitter cold, a dozen UVLT Trustees walked a few hundred yards down Buck Road, climbed over the snow bank and stood on the old bridge crossing Mink Brook. They carried clipboards and pencils. For a few moments, they looked quietly. Then they wrote. “Beautiful […]

Great Conservation Gets Even Better

Among the transactions we completed in the waning days of 2013 were two that added land by amending existing conservation easements. One landowner had purchased adjoining property and wished to include the new land; the other had purchased conserved land and chose to extinguish a building site that the prior owner had reserved. Both conveyed […]