Conservation Land Trusts
These nonprofit organizations work with farmers and other individuals, neighborhood groups, local organizations, and local and state government to conserve land for agriculture, forestry, and recreational uses. They arrange the donation and purchase of conservation easements on farmland, including historic preservation notification provisions.
Addison County Community
PO Box 256, Middlebury, VT 05753 (802)388-9080
Nonprofit organization developing housing and conservation projects in Addison County, including farmland conservation projects.
Upper Valley Land Trust
PO Box 1229, Norwich, VT 05055 (802)649-1444
Nonprofit conservation organization conserving working farms, wetlands, wildlife habitat and scenic areas in the Connecticut River Valley towns of Orange and Windsor Counties.
Vermont Land Trust
8 Bailey Avenue, Montpelier, VT 05602 (802)223-5234
Nonprofit membership organization with seven regional offices arranging the donation and purchase of conservation easements to permanently protect open and working Vermont land for agriculture, forestry, and recreational uses. Call 1-800-639-1709 for the location of the office in your area.
Graduate Program in Historic Preservation
Department of History, Wheeler House, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405. (802)656-3180. Master's-level graduate program in Historic Preservation.
Preservation Institute for the Building Crafts
Historic Windsor, Inc., Judy Hayward, Executive Director, PO Box 1777, Windsor, VT 05089. (802)674-6752. Non-profit group providing training in building preservation skills.
Preservation Trust of Vermont
Windsor House, PO Box 1777, Windsor, VT 05089. Paul Bruhn, Executive Director, 104 Church St., Burlington, VT 05401. (802)658-6647. Non-profit group promoting historic preservation.
Natural Resource Conservation Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture. Regional offices throughout Vermont. Government program providing erosion and pollution control and prevention services to farms.
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Northeast Regional Office,
7 Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02109. (617)523-0885.
Regional office of national non-profit membership organization
chartered by Congress that promotes historic preservation and
Vermont Division for Historic Preservation
National Life Building, Drawer 20, Montpelier, VT 05620-0501. (802)828-3211. State Historic Preservation Office coordinating state and federal protection and promotion of historic and archeological resources.
Vermont Department of Agriculture, Food and Markets
116 State Street, Drawer 20, Montpelier, VT 05620-2901. (802)828-2416. State agency licensing and promoting agriculture.
Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
136 1/2 Main Street, Montpelier, VT 05602. (802)828-3250. State-created independent authority that administers public funds for land conservation and affordable housing.
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