The Silver Creek area, which attracted luminaries such as Ernest Hemingway in the 1940s, also is a prime spot for birders and nature enthusiasts.
The Nature Conservancy
In the Green Mountain State, numerous clifftops and overlooks closed to protect nesting falcons.
Today, the Blackfoot has become a popular trout stream after years of mining pollution was cleared up. The rails have been recycled and a new forest has grown up around the ancient stumps. Thousands of
Donation expands conserved property in Addison County by 37 acres, bringing total to 2,895 acres.
Money being awarded to The Nature Conservancy in a partnership that involves large forestland owners, tribe, federal agencies and conservation groups
State recently purchased the 224-acre property for $660,000 in partnership with The Nature Conservancy.