Charlotte Land Conservation News

Young Farmer Bolstered by Land Conservation

Dylan Preston, 25 will purchase farmland at the intersection of Guinea and One Line Road thanks to a Vermont Land Trust conservation easement and the help of another local farmer. (Burlington Free Press , February 25, 2017)

Bidinger Conservation Helps Bean Family Purchase Farm

Patricia Bidinger conserved 75 acres of fertile farmland earlier this year working with the Vermont Land Trust, and support from donors including the Charlotte Conservation Fund, allowing the Bean family to purchase the land for their dairy business (Vermont Land Trust, July 2, 2015).

24 Acre Easement Donated by George Burrill and Lola Van Wagenen

We are pleased to announce that a 24 acre easement was donated by George Burrill and Lola Van Wagenen in December, Charlotte News, (February 13, 2014)

Charlotte Nichols Farm Conserved

A beautiful stretch of 229 acres of agricultural land has been permanently conserved by David and Diane Nichols, Vermont Land Trust, (January 26, 2013)

Adam's Berry Farm Buys Land in Charlotte (Hausmann / Hinsdale Farm Project)

Adam Hausmann, with help from the Vermont Land Trust and CLT, has successfully purchased land from Nancy Hinsdale in Charlotte where he plans to relocate Adam's Berry Farm, his business previously located in the Intervale, Vermont Land Trust, (December 14, 2012)

Murphy / Maeck Project

Liam and Laura Murphy recently worked with the Charlotte Land Trust to conserve some acreage on their property in North/West Charlotte.  Read more about what makes land conservable in that was published in The Charlotte News, (September 20, 2012)

VHCB Funding Approved for Nichols and Hausmann/Hinsdale Projects

The VHCB approved funding of two very important projects in Charlotte today.  Read more about the Nichols and Hausmann projects in The Charlotte News! (May 10, 2012)

Nordic Holstein Farm, Former Bean Farm, Conserved

The Vermont Land Trust annouced that another large strech of farmland in Charlotte was conserved.  Read about it at the Vermont Land Trust web site. (July 13, 2011)

Peter Trono Conserves Scenic Farmland

Read about the exciting conservation project done by Peter Trono at the web site of the Vermont Land Trust (January 7, 2011)

Raven Ridge Natural Area, The Nature Conservancy (May, 2010)

Read about the Raven Ridge Project on The Nature Conservancy web site and at The Charlotte News. (May 5, 2010)

Mt. Philo State Park Expansion

Read about the expansion of the Mt. Philo State Park in The Charlotte News (December 15, 2009).

Charlotte Dairy Farm and Forest Protected From Development

Several presses releases about the Burleigh Farm and Forest Projects:

The Vermont Land Trust, (March 11, 2009)

The Nature Conservancy, (March 18, 2009)