Students in our latest Hogback Community College course–Conserving Vermont’s Reptiles–had plenty of up-close time with local reptiles.
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In March, 2022, Vermont Family Forests purchased 95.6 acres of land in Bristol and Lincoln. Learn all about it!
A battery-powered chainsaw, teamed with vegetable-based bar oil, makes for joyful work in the woods.
The purpose of [the Agricultural and Managed Forest Land Use Value Program] is to encourage and assist the maintenance of… MORE>
This past summer, Vermont Family Forests teamed with the Addison County River Watch Collaborative to monitor the water quality of Isham Brook and Beaver Meadow Brook. The findings shed light on land health.
VFF Executive Director David Brynn describes the efforts of Wild Forests Vermont to amend Vermont’s Current Use Program to include wild forests.
Since 1998, the Colby Hill Ecological Project (CHEP) has collected ecological data on an area of private land in Lincoln and… MORE>
For a week in July, a crew from the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps helped slow, spread, and sink the flow of stormwater runoff on VFF’s Abraham’s Knees land.
VFF’s David Brynn recently testified to the Vermont House Natural Resources Committee on proposed changes to Vermont’s Use Value program.
EARTH ALIVE! Watch David Brynn’s recent presentation to the Lewis Creek Association.
At Vermont Family Forests, we’ve been using the mapping app, Avenza, in the forests we work in.
We’re building a new access trail at the Abraham’s Knees forest on the side of Mount Abraham.
When beavers flooded the main trail at The Waterworks in Bristol, commoners stepped in with a win-win solution.
VFF landowner John McNerney revels in the tools of careful, small scale woods work. Join us as we head into the woods with him.
Autumn is a good time to get to know, and organically treat, the invasive exotic plants in your forest.
We were recently asked why we don’t allow coyote hunting on the lands we hold. Here’s our response.
Up at Vermont Family Forests’ Wells Farm in Lincoln, we’ve done some pretty significant pruning of the 50 or so… MORE>
Spring salamanders need clear, cold, highly oxygenated, pesticide-free streams and springs. David Brynn explores how commoners can help.