Every summer the Charlotte Land Trust posts red “This Land is Conserved Forever” signs around almost all of the conserved land in Charlotte.
This year the Charlotte Land Trust Board lost two valuable members who both died unexpectedly. David Watts had been a board member for over seven years and passed away suddenly in January. Marty Illick and her husband, Terry Dinnan,
The Planning Commission again took up business related to the East Charlotte Village at its Jan. 16 meeting, which also included a working session on Charlotte’s land use regulations. Five members of the commission took no action on the village commercial boundaries or lot size, but did go through the regulations to discuss where changes might occur if they reduce lot sizes from five acres to one.
If you live in Charlotte, you have invasive plant species living around you. Honeysuckle, garlic mustard, buckthorn… Ah, buckthorn. That beautiful green that stands out in the forest understory this time of year after all the other trees have lost their leaves. To remind us that Charlotte is in the epicenter of the buckthorn invasion of Vermont.