Breaking News

For the safety of our staff, the Vinalhaven Land Trust office will be closed to visitors until further notice. 


Our trails are still open and fresh air is encouraged!  Please follow a few precautions when visiting our preserves:


  • Please do not visit preserves if you are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Please observe the CDC's recommendation of maintaining 6 feet away from other persons and their dogs.
  • Please practice good hygiene and do not touch railings or surfaces unnecessarily.
  • Breathe deep and enjoy the land.

 

Mission Statement

Vinalhaven Land Trust promotes the conservation and appreciation of our island's significant plant and wildlife habitat, our water resources, and scenic or traditionally valued spaces in order to preserve the character of the community for generations to come.

Educator of the Year

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Emily Cohn was just given the honor of Environmental Educator of the Year by the Maine Environmental Education Association (MEEA). Emily teaches middle school science at the Vinalhaven School, and is a VLT board member! Mostly, Emily is an awesome teacher who loves her subject matter, and her students benefit from that passion. Happy to have you on Vinalhaven Emily!  

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Hiking

Hiking

Hiking

Our preserve guides show you how to get there, some history, and point out what features, flora, and fauna to expect from the trails. You can print brochures from the website, or visit our kiosk at Skoog Park.

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Kids

Hiking

Hiking

School has begun! We have lots of great environmental education programs scheduled for this year. Saltwater Classroom is a new ocean science program for grades 4-6. Click below to see what VLT supports at Vinalhaven School.

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Events

Hiking

Events

It was a great season of walks and talks, stay tuned to the Wind, Facebook, for next summer's walks and talks.



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