Author Archives: Courtney

Volunteers Needed to Rescue Migrating Amphibians Crossing River Road in April

The Duxbury Land Trust is collaborating with the North Branch Nature Center to rescue amphibians this month. Salamanders and frogs migrate by the thousands in spring, often crossing roads at great peril. Three rescue events will take place in April … Continue reading

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Town Forest Walk: 16 March 2019

On Saturday, March 16, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., the Duxbury Land Trust (DLT) will lead a walk to some properties conserved by the organization. The final destination will be determined that morning and, if conditions permit, the walk will … Continue reading

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Nature Event at Duxbury Town Forest – August 11

The Duxbury Land Trust is hosting a free nature event on Saturday, August 11 from 10 AM to 1 PM at the Duxbury Town Forest. Come explore, get your feet wet and use microscopes and magnifiers to discover the micro-world … Continue reading

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Green Up Day is May 5!

Green Up Day is on Saturday, May 5th. Volunteers are needed for all Duxbury town roads (NOT Route 100 – VTrans does Route 100).  Only roadside trash is acceptable: no household trash or furniture, hazardous materials, electronics, or personal tires. Bags … Continue reading

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Town Forests – Unique Community Assets in a Long Vermont Tradition

On Tuesday, April 10, the Duxbury Land Trust will host its 2018 Annual Meeting featuring Phil Huffman, Waitsfield Conservation Commission Chair.  He will speak about the value of town forests from both a local and statewide perspective, and give a … Continue reading

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Duxbury Town Forest Walk

On November 4, 2017 DLT members Kelley Taft, Trevor Cole and Alan Quackenbush accompanied Kalev Freeman, Jesse Rufenacht and Peter Dicicco of the newly-formed Town Forest committee, along with a few dogs, for a walk-over of the Duxbury Town Forest. … Continue reading

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