Presentation by David Sobel on why children need to play outside in nature. Read more here.
He spoke about how the tree functions in the forest and how its parts contribute to its success. For detailed, clear information on how trees take in water, read Westing’s article “Water in Trees: Its Uptake and Ascent.”
When the Pinnacle Association closed the gap in the long trail system, we spread the word that we wanted people who had hiked the whole distance to let us know about their experiences and send us pictures. It turned out that Trail Steward Bob Sartini had already hiked the distance and offered to let us publish his journal entries so others could know what to expect. He took no pictures along the way, but you can read about his experiences here...
Arthur and Carol Westing have worked for years to protect the Windmill Ridge and to introduce it and its features to others.
Click here to read Arthur’s statement about his very special place as featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the Vermont Land Trust newsletter (pdf 808kb).
Click here to read about the progress that has been made on a collaborative project to develop a trail from Athens to Saxtons River.
Earl Grennan’s Eagle Scout project was a gigantic start to the log shelter that is being built on a ridgetop in Grafton. Read more here...