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 […]

First Gift from Mary Kilmarx Fund Helps Alswell Conservation

“Each time we apply these funds toward a worthy project, we’ll be celebrating Mary’s life and love… her legacy is in the wise policies and legislation she worked for, the example she set for personal advocacy, and the lasting opportunity to conserve places that can inspire, comfort and teach others.” UVLT newsletter, Spring 2003 As […]