Which came first, the tree or the stone wall?

Vermont’s Landscape—Where People and Nature Work Together to Create Beauty

Visitors to Vermont are always impressed by how “unspoiled” it is. Well, we take good care of our little state and we appreciate the compliment, but it’s not quite accurate. Vermont isn’t unspoiled in the sense of a true wilderness. It’s a working landscape, shaped by the push-and-pull of people and natural forces. As Earth… more