Letter to the editor: Many helped MALT’s efforts

The Middlebury Area Land Trust (MALT) board and staff appreciates the recognition of our recent work. Recent articles about the anonymous $100K gift to the Trail Around Middlebury (TAM), our Counselor-in-Training program at Summer Camps, the three-dimensional map of the TAM, and our conservation of Willard’s Woods in Lincoln were joyful stories to share and read.We would like to take extra care in acknowledging those that made our current successes possible. First, thank you to all the former staff, directo … (read more)

MALT seeks photo submissions for calendar

MIDDLEBURY — Everyone is eager to turn the page from a politically divisive, pandemic-laden 2020 — including folks at the Middlebury Area Land Trust (MALT). And MALT — the nonprofit steward of a variety of conserved properties and the much-loved, 18-mile- … (read more)

Letter to the editor: MALT owes debt to Dave Hallam

Dave Hallam is like Miyagi from “Karate Kid.” Yes, he has been secretly teaching me karate in the MALT office. Okay no, but he has been teaching me, a lot.  Dave has been a steady and encouraging presence in the MALT office since 2006 and I have been fort … (read more)

Check out the TAM! Trails for all abilities

Editor’s note: The Trail Around Middlebury, or TAM, was created and in maintained to foster healthy people living in a healthy setting for native wildlife. The trails, stewarded by the Middlebury Area Land Trust (MALT), are a great local place for staying … (read more)

MALT offers advice on tick safety

MIDDLEBURY — In a recent e-newsletter, The Middlebury Area Land Trust (MALT) rejoiced at the arrival of warmer weather. But they added, “Unfortunately, the ticks are also waking up and having a great time latching on to unsuspecting hikers and runners.” M … (read more)

Letter to the editor: MALT request merits support

Addison County is known for our nature adventures and outdoor enthusiasts. I love the beauty, but admit, I’ve never been mistaken for being particularly outdoorsy. For this reason, my recent devotion and deepening appreciation for Middlebury Area Land Tru … (read more)

Free childcare offered at Middlebury town meeting

ADISON COUNTY — Providing childcare at town meeting was always something the folks at Middlebury Area Land Trust wanted to do, but they just didn’t have the capacity — until now. This year, according to programs coordinator Caleb Basa, the organization fi … (read more)

MALT’s Middlebury trail marks 30 years

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Area Land Trust (MALT) has added new staff, new education programming and new signs to celebrated its Trail Around Middlebury (TAM), which this year is marking its 30th birthday. Established in 1987 as the “Middlebury Land Trus … (read more)