Conservation Gift Helps Mascoma River

By Jeanie McIntyre The gift of 1.7 acres  in the floodway of the Mascoma River protects clean water and provides space to absorb the force of spring floods and catastrophic weather events. The Lebanon property was donated to UVLT by Carl Back in honor of his mother Irene. When Pete Helm and I visited the […]

Join Us for Dec. 20 Conservation Easement Signing and Celebration

Dominic and Suellen Balestra will conserve 107 acres of fields and forest located on Stevens and Hardy Hill Roads in Lebanon by donating a conservation easement to UVLT. The Balestra’s land is located in an area where there has been considerable residential development in the past 20 years (over 30 new homes). The City has […]

New North Pomfret Easement Joins Neighbors

By Sara Cavin We ended the  week with another 50 acres conserved!  Friday, Chris and Jocelyn Randles signed a conservation easement with the Upper Valley Land Trust to protect their property  in North Pomfret. This land, nestled between other UVLT-conserved parcels, fills a gap in what has now become a 605 acre contiguous block of […]