Haines

Name of Project: Haines River Corridor EasementHaines

Location: Worcester, VT

River: North Branch of the Winooski River

Type of Project:  River Corridor Easement

Date Completed:  March 2011

Size:  5.2 Acres

Water Frontage:  1,209’

Landowner: Leslie Haines; Easement held by Vermont River Conservancy

Funding Partners: Vermont Agency of Natural Resources River Management Section

Property Description:  Just upstream of the village of Worcester, the North Branch begins a transition from a high gradient mountain stream to a meandering river flowing through agricultural lands.  The Haines property creates an important beginning for a series of river corridor easements providing conservation of the river corridor above and below the village of Worcester.

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