Clearing The View From Prospect Hill - Town of Dummerston

Using a low impact, cost and time effective method to remove invasive brush and trees to restore the view from a hilltop owned by the town of Dummerston. You can watch a video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryCdBHq7uwI

Project Contact: 
Gerry Hawkes - Forest Savers LLC
Project Contact Email: 
Town: 
Dummerston
Regional Planning Commision: 
Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission
Year Project Started: 
2015
Year Completed: 
2015
Project Lifespan: 
2015
Keywords: 
Land Management
Other Keywords: 
Town land, vista clearing, view, hilltop, vegetation management
Project Accomplishments: 

Restored the beautiful hilltop while maintaining wild blueberries and other desirable, low growing vegetation.

Project Partners: 

Dummerston Conservation Commission
Town of Dummerston
Forest Savers LLC

Critical to Success: 
Willingness of an abutting landowner to allow access by low impact equipment.
Challenges: 
Restricted access.