Whiteside Parcel & River Corridor Easement

Name of Project: Whiteside Parcel & River Corridor Easement       Whiteside north branch frontage resized for web

Location: Middlesex and Worcester, VT

River: North Branch of the Winooski River

Type of Project: Fee Acquisition and River Corridor Easement

Public Access: Yes (in designated areas)

Date Completed: October 2010

Size: 69.4 Acres in fee; 18.2-acre river corridor easement

Water Frontage: 12,216’

Landowner: Vermont River Conservancy owns 69.4-acres and holds a conservation easement on another 18 acres of land owned by Anna Whiteside.

Funding Partners: Vermont Housing & Conservation Board; Vermont Agency of Natural Resources River Management Program; Individual Donors

Property Description: Straddling both towns of Middlesex and Worcester, this land along the North Branch of the Winooski River is an important wildlife habitat with a diversity of aquatic and upland natural communities.  Covering over two miles of undeveloped river frontage, the conservation easement will protect this important riparian environment and provide recreation on some parts of the river.

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