Vermont Land Trust’s Fall events & Annual Celebration in October

We are excited to announce our fall events, including this year’s annual meeting and celebratory field trips around the state. Whether you enjoy getting out on the land with fellow enthusiasts or joining us from the comfort of home, we’ve got you covered. From wildflowers to birds, there’s so much to discover — we hope you’ll join us.
Happy fall, and thank you for your support,
All of us at VLT

September Events: online & in person
Register today!

Invasive Plant Webinar: Invaders in the Kingdom
September 8, 78 pm
A host of plants from other climes are spreading in the Northeast Kingdom, and the rest of Vermont. Join us for tips on identifying and tackling invasives. Perfect for beginners. 
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Fall Wildflowers in Vermont: A closer look
September 15, 78 pm
Are you noticing wildflowers on your walks? Join VLT’s Liz Thompson to learn about asters, goldenrods, and lots of other intriguing autumn blossoms.
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In Person, Newport
Invasive Plant Management in the NEK: Restoring biodiversity
September 16, 5:307 pm
Many are seeing a growing threat to biodiversity because of invasive plants. Join us at Bluffside Farm to learn how barberry, honeysuckle, and buckthorn are being controlled there.
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In Person, Charlotte
Land for Birds: Migratory birds & their habitat
September 18, 8 am12 pm
Join Audubon Vermont and VLT staff to see birds up close, tour newly restored habitat, and learn how we can help migratory birds.
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October is Annual Celebration month!
Our 2021 Annual Meeting is online
Plus, special events in Jeffersonville, Brattleboro & Barnard
New this year: join us virtually and on the land! Our Annual Meeting is online, so you can join no matter where you happen to be.
We also have three special events on the land where you can discover and explore Vermont’s landscape in the company of VLT staff. Space is limited for these in-person events, so sign up early!

2021 VLT Annual Meeting
From Conservation to Activation: Aligning our past, present, and future
October 14, 4:305:30 pm
VLT has been at the leading edge of land conservation for 44 years. Join us for a panel discussion about our evolution and the changing meaning of land conservation.
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Annual Celebration: On the Land
In person, Jeffersonville
The Farms and Trails of Brewster Uplands
October 2, 9 am12 pm
Scenic Brewster Uplands is home to two farms and miles of trails. Tour the farms, learn about the land’s history, and explore a river trail afterwards.
Limited capacity — register early!
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In person, Wantastegok / Brattleboro
Penibagosek: “When it is October”
Abenaki history and story at Wantastegok
October 9, 10 am12 pm
Join Rich Holschuh to explore the Elnu Abenaki’s connection to Wantastegok (Brattleboro) and a tiny piece of land at the mouth of the West River
Limited capacity  register early!
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In person, Barnard
Meet an Old Forest
October 16, 14 pm
Always wanted to explore an old forest? Join ecologist Liz Thompson and forester David McMath for a special visit to a beautiful old forest on private conserved land.
Limited capacity — register early!
Register now