We have conserved 300,000 acres of land, over 1,200 miles of shoreline and manage and maintain 55 natural areas. Acre by acre, parcel by parcel, we invest in weaving together Vermont's natural landscape for people and wildlife to thrive. Here are the stories that paint the picture of the natural wonder, habitat success stories, and the people that make it happen.
Our scientists are diving deep to identify the best conservation investments to clean up Lake Champlain. Learn more about Water Quality Blueprint.
The largest elm in the Northeast will have a second life and spark a new generation of disease tolerant elms.
Vermont has over 1,000 dams on its rivers and streams and thousands of undersized culverts that also block fish passage. We are reconnecting Vermont's waterways for fish and people one dam and culvert at a time.
The Garrett's yard in Charlotte, Vt is home to the largest slippery elm in the state and larger than any found in NH, NY and Maine
"A mythic trip to Patagonia was the dream of a lifetime; one in which I crossed off three items on my bucket list," -Larry Hamilton
We are bringing back the American elm in the largest tree restoration in the northeast
The recovery of the bird's population serves as a hallmark of conservation efforts.
Why do we take to the air for conservation? So our federal delegates can visually understand the benefits and impacts of conservation.
Beautiful 460 foot boardwalk with viewing platforms opens and beckons all people to come and explore
An ode to warblers and their habitat, written by Jon Binhammer, our Director of Land Protection
"I've got this wicked big pond in the middle of my woodlots in the spring, but it disappears come summer--what should I do with it?" --cherish it, I replied.
This spring we are digging deep by planting American Elms in four different locations in Vermont.
It costs a lot less to protect a floodplain than to rebuild a town. TNC helps preserve an additional 75 acre tract.
In a once in 50 years re-licensing process for Connecticut River Dams, Conservancy scientists are helping to find ways to manage the river that benefits ecosystems and communities. Jump in!
Farming and floodplain forest restoration have made a happy marriage at Maidstone Bends.
Go on a treasure hunt this winter!
Caretakers of the Future
Read the report from the Vermont and Adirondacks Chapters of The Nature Conservancy.
Watch for the latest research and writing about the natural world. Learn more
Vermont State Director in Words and Photos
Reflections on 30 years at the helm. Read the Vermont Life story
Discover mountain trails, stream beds, bogs and outlooks. Get your copy today
Hear from Vermont's Director of Science Rose Paul and Director of Conservation Programs Phil Huffman on some of the strategies being employed. Learn more
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A Guide to the Natural Communities of Vermont. Learn more