The Fund helped protect more than 440 acres of private forests, ridgeline and vista near the village of Plymouth, an exceptional tract of verdant working forest and critical wildlife habitat near Woodward Reservoir. This land is now permanently saved for… Read More
The Fund helped the National Park Service acquire more than 600 acres near the Killington Section of the Appalachian Trail in Vermont. An estimated 1,500 hikers currently use this section of the Appalachian Trail each year, including approximately 500 thru-hikers…. Read More
In 2011, we helped protect a 775-acre property in the Taconic Mountain range known as Spruce Peak. Located near the northern end of the Taconic range—a Native American name meaning “in the trees”—the property and the adjacent public lands rest… Read More
The Green Mountain National Forest is one of only two national forests in the Northeast. The Fund has helped add more than 2,000 acres to the forest, which stretches across southwestern into central Vermont. This large area of public land not only offers the public a… Read More
Bears need an extensive, uninterrupted range for access to varied food sources, mates and territories that young bears can claim as their own when they leave their mothers. In Vermont, where black bears and humans compete for the same forested… Read More
Vermont Director Nancy Bell works across northern New England, where she has helped protect hundreds of thousands of acres. Nancy joined The Conservation Fund in 1995. An award-winning conservationist, she fosters community collaboration and getting kids into nature, among other goals.