Conservation Commission

Town of Lincoln Conservation Commission Mission Statement:
To preserve the natural beauty and rural character of Lincoln and to protect and enhance its natural environment through land acquisition and easements, advocacy and education.
 
Membership:
The Lincoln Conservation Commission is currently comprised of 5 members, appointed by the Selectboard.

  

Town-Owned Properties of Lincoln, VT:

 

  • Colby Hill Lot:

170 acres, located at the end of Colby Hill Road. Wooded, with some narrow trails.

  • Urz Lot: 

98 acres, located near junction of the Lincoln Gap Road and South Lincoln Road.  The Town Shed is on the property.  Fields and woods, no trails at this time.

  • “Ripton” Lot:  

104 acres, located in the extreme southwest corner of Lincoln, abutting Ripton.  Access via USFS road – extension of Duclos Road.  Wooded, some old growth trees, old logging roads but no maintained trails.

  • Willards Woods: 

134 acres, located across the river from the Lincoln Community School. Access from East River Road near Truchon Bridge. Fields and woods.  Well-maintained trail system.  Conservation easement held by the Middlebury Area Land Trust.

 
 

 

AGENDAS & MINUTES:

 

Willard's Woods Map

Map of Willard’s Woods. Download it to print a copy or view it on your mobile device. The map is Avenza-compatible. Avenza is a GPS app that allows you to see yourself (as a blue dot) on the downloaded map as you walk within the mapped area—very handy for knowing where you are. You can find many videos and webpages online that describe how to load and use Avenza.

 

2024 Conservation Commission Agendas and Minutes

View the 2024 agendas and minutes by clicking the read more link below.

2023 Conservation Commission Agendas & Minutes

View the 2023 agendas and minutes by clicking the read more link below.

2022 Conservation Commission Agendas & Minutes

View the 2022 agendas and minutes by clicking the read more link below.

2021 Conservation Commission Agendas & Minutes

View the 2021 agendas and minutes by clicking the read more link below.