Townshend, VT ~ Bald Mountain Nature Conservancy ~ 2010 ~ CP103008

Townshend, VT ~ Bald Mountain Nature Conservancy ~ 2010 ~ CP103008 ~ Richard Clayton Photography ~ Cambridge Photo

The Helen W. Buckner Memorial Preserve at Bald Mountain is the largest and most ecologically diverse natural area managed by The Nature Conservancy in Vermont. It is home to 11 uncommon or rare-in-Vermont animal species, 18 species of rare or uncommon plants and 10 distinct plant community types. Peregrine falcons nest on the cliffs of Bald Mountain and the preserve includes floodplain and upland forests, marsh habitat, three miles of undeveloped Lake Champlain shoreline, and wetlands along the Poultney River.

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