Spring salamanders need clear, cold, highly oxygenated, pesticide-free streams and springs. David Brynn explores how commoners can help.
With the help of Middlebury College students, VFF is launching a project to facilitate mutually beneficial access to private forestlands for Abenaki citizens.
In this guest blog post, herpetologist Jim Andrews discusses the ecological impacts here at home wrought by our current economic model.
David Brynn explores four treatment options for Emerald Ash Borer.
We depend on forests for clean water, sequestered carbon, and wildlife habitat. It’s time to look beyond Vermont’s current “timber as default scenario.”
“Hail Winooski River! Hail Mad River! Hail Middlebury River! Hail Lake Champlain!” With this rousing tribute, Caring for Our Home… MORE>
Our Commons Conservation Congress painting illustrates an inconvenient truth about Vermont’s beautiful landscape. Read more>
More than 20 VFF landowners gathered for lively conversation and wood-fired pizza. Read about it!>
Guest blog by Jane Dorney Vermont Master Naturalists from the Bristol Five Towns area visited the Wells Farm recently as… MORE>
“I have learned how dangerous our ignorance of the commons is. It simply enables the private plunder of our common… MORE>
Last week we sat in on a conversation at Middlebury College among five panelists, all of them engaged participants in… MORE>
Last week, we won the jackpot. Well, more specifically, our conservation forester, Kathleen Stutzman, did. The prize? A 12,000-pound portable… MORE>
by David Brynn This week I had the opportunity to fell and girdle large trees in a family forest in… MORE>
On a cold and drizzly November day, there’s nothing quite like splitting firewood to warm a body. And if you’re… MORE>