Help us meet the challenge!
All contributions that the Moosalamoo Association receives before June 1, 2005 will be matched dollar for dollar (up to $15,000) by the National Forest Foundation. The Moosalamoo Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization; and as such donations to the Association are tax deductible.

Make checks payable to the National Forest Foundation for project #0090104 and send to ATTN: Director, Grants Programs, 2004 MAP, 2715 M Street NW, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007
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A moose cow and two calves cross a dirt road
Moose Cow and Calves. Photo by Chris Hanrahan


O ne of Vermont's best-kept secrets for all to enjoy the out of doors


O ver 20,000 acres of forest, cliffs, vistas, lakes and streams, stretching from the western ridge of the Green Mountains to Lake Dunmore, and from Middlebury Gap to Brandon Gap


M iles and miles of well-maintained trails and quiet country roads offering easy access all through the year


A young woman snowshoes through the forest

Moosalamoo Region Named a Finalist in Global Tourism Prize

The Moosalamoo Region was named as a finalist in the 2004 World Legacy Awards at a gala event hosted at the National Geographic Society headquarters by Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, June 8. The World Legacy Awards, recognizing excellence in environmental, social, and cultural travel, are sponsored by Conservation International and National Geographic Traveler .

A panel of independent judges evaluated applications from across the globe to narrow down the selection to three finalists in each of four categories. Moosalamoo Association, Inc., was recognized in the Destination Stewardship category for demonstrating exemplary protection of their region's natural and cultural heritage. MORE

About the Moosalamoo Association

The mission of the Association is to:

Collaborate with public entities to plan, manage, and provide stewardship for wildlife habitat conservation and quality public recreation opportunities and facilities.

Promote responsible recreation participation and environmental awareness through interpretation, education and resource monitoring.

Demonstrate the unique capabilities of public and private partners working together.

Strengthen partnerships at the local level in cooperative projects such as trail construction and maintenance, wildlife habitat improvement, or visual enhancement of roadsides.

The goal of the Stewardship Initiative is to enhance wildlife habitats, to conduct conservation planning and conservation education activities, and to complete inventory and monitoring work needed on National Forest System lands and adjacent private lands in the 30,000 acre Moosalamoo area of the Green Mountain National Forest in central Vermont. This is an innovative, landscape level project that serves as a demonstration to other public-private partnerships throughout the country. Moosalamoo is made-up of a rich mosaic of landscapes containing a unique set of critical habitats including cliff-based nesting sites for peregrine falcons, suspected summer habitats of various bat species, rich wetland homes of numerous reptiles and amphibians, and a blend of upland hardwoods and upper elevation spruce-fir forests.

A mountain view in the fall
Sign: Moose Crossing Next 5 Miles
Photo: Judith Irven
Photo: Mary Jeanne Packer


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