Naturalist Training Course – Sign Up Now

The Upper Valley Naturalist Training program is organized and coordinated by the Upper Valley Land Trust  and co-sponsored by Hulbert Outdoor Center. This course meets eight times over four weeks and provides intensive training designed for beginning and intermediate naturalists. Sessions are led by local experts and include topics such as geologic history of the region, wetland and woodland ecosystems, […]

Gathering a Watershed: Mascoma Committee hosts a Summit

The Mascoma is one of the Upper Valley’s major rivers, flowing from steep forested slopes in Dorchester and Orange to meet the Connecticut River in West Lebanon. At 195 square miles, the watershed of the Mascoma River encompasses portions of nine towns. The headwaters of the Mascoma encompass some of the Upper Valley’s wildest places, […]

Vermont Easement Law in the News

New stories about Vermont’s Senate Bill 119, which would create a process for amending, exchanging or extinguishing conservation easements,  aired on Vermont Public Radio and Vermont Digger this morning. UVLT continues to press for changes to the legislation so it will provide transparency and consistency for all conservation easements and assure that minimum standards to […]