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Welcome to the Jericho Underhill Land Trust (JULT)

Jericho Underhill Land Trust is a private, non-profit organization founded for the purpose of conserving our productive working landscape, scenic vistas and important wildlife habitats. JULT accomplishes that mission by working hand-in-hand with landowners and interested citizens who share a similar goal.

Upcoming Events

Annual Meeting Presentation on Vermont Forests

If you missed it, here is the presentation by Chittenden County Forester Ethan Tapper, our guest speaker (Passcode: m9Cfc@7X)

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Excellent News!

The advisory vote to conserve Mobbs Farm passed overwhelmingly. The vote count was 1033 to 101. Jericho residents sent a clear message to the Selectboard to pursue the permanent protection of this exquisite land. Next steps include an affirmative vote by the Selectboard to proceed. The Mobbs Farm Committee, along with JULT, will be working hard to keep this favorable momentum going. Vermont Land Trust (VLT) will work with the Town on a conservation easement that VLT will “hold”. The cost to conserve Mobbs Farm is $43,000 with $25,000 of that going into a VLT stewardship endowment fund. This ensures that VLT has the resources necessary to monitor Mobbs Farm in perpetuity. Monitoring involves walking the land on an annual basis to check for any conservation easement violations or encroachments and of course, helping with any stewardship questions.

Additional good news includes that the $43,000 necessary has already been raised from a number of funds. JULT is contributing $10,000 and another $13,000 through a very generous donation. VLT is supporting this effort with $10,000 though a Town forest grant and $10, 000 is coming from Jericho’s Conservation Reserve Fund (CRF). This last sum needs to be approved by the selectboard and we expect that it will be. The Jericho Conservation Committee sent the CRF application with a very high recommendation for funding. We are looking forward to including Mobbs Farm in JULT’s list of conserved properties in Jericho and Underhill that provide exceptional recreational opportunities along scenic and diverse landscapes.

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Slideshow: Our lands look beautiful in all seasons!

Local farm fresh produce, remote wildlife habitat, extraordinary scenic vistas, trails for year round enjoyment and so much more... the Jericho Underhill Land Trust works diligently to permanently protect the natural areas that make our community so special. If you are not already a member, please consider joining us!

Finding our Trails

Check out our Conserved Properties for trail maps.

Our lands serve many purposes including recreation, wildlife habitat, agriculture and forestry.




JULT Crosses the 2,000 Mark!

JULT has conserved over 2,000 acres so far and counting. JULT owns, manages and pays taxes on nearly 800 acres of land. JULT depends on its membership for financial support, we receive no other funding. Become a member today!