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.
We sat down with Vermont's new Conservation Director Jim Shallow about his vision for tackling our 21st century environmental challenges.
Jenny Moffett explores how the acreage of the land permanently protected by The Nature Conservancy is only half as impressive as the rarities protected within it.
Dylan O'Leary shares how the next generation of conservationists is protecting our land today.
A biodiversity hotspot expands by 468 acres.
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State Director Heather Furman shares her thoughts on our country's recent storms.
Meet the people behind the science in Vermont! In this ongoing series, we'll introduce you to the folks that are working hard to advance conservation in the Green Mountain State.
Our AmeriCorps Field Assistant Dylan O'Leary is on a mission to learn more about the golden-winged warbler and blue-winged warbler populations in Vermont.
State Director Heather Furman responds to the President’s Recent Budget Proposal
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.
Our scientists are diving deep to identify the best conservation investments to clean up Lake Champlain. Learn more about Water Quality Blueprint.
Lawn care season is upon us, and your backyard can be an oasis for wildlife.
The largest elm in the Northeast will have a second life and spark a new generation of disease tolerant elms.
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
We are bringing back the American elm in the largest tree restoration in the northeast
Why do we take to the air for conservation? So our federal delegates can visually understand the benefits and impacts of conservation.
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.
Read the report from the Vermont and Adirondacks Chapters of The Nature Conservancy.
Vermont State Director in Words and Photos
Reflections on 30 years at the helm. Read the Vermont Life story