Jeanie McIntyre

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Jeanie McIntyre is the President of the Upper Valley Land Trust (UVLT), a regional land conservancy serving 45 towns in the Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire. When Jeanie joined UVLT, the portfolio of conserved land stood at four parcels totaling 421 acres. Today, UVLT manages a portfolio of over 500 parcels encompassing 53,000 acres, including more than 30 public trails, nine campsites used by Connecticut River paddlers and 16 conservation areas it owns for educational and recreational use by the general public. Jeanie lives on a conserved hill farm in Lyme, NH the town where she grew up.

Upper Valley Land Trust

Lilla McLane-Bradley was dogged; she was fearless; she showed up and she put us to work. I met Lilla in 1987, when I was hired for a part time bookkeeping and secretarial position. She was incoming chair of the Upper Valley Land Trust’s Board – UVLT for short - a group with a big idea – land conservation from the grassroots; sustainable and permanent protection of our region’s most special places.