Hot Spot

Bourn Pond | Aug 18-22, 2022

Arlington, VT

Bourn Pond, located in the Lye Brook Wilderness near Arlington, VT, is a popular spot for hiking, camping, and fishing. It is part of Green Mountain National Forest, which is a day’s drive for approximately 70 million people. Impacts from increased recreation are becoming more and more evident at Bourn Pond. Some of the most concerning impacts include damaged vegetation, water resource impacts, litter, campfire impacts and campsite impacts. For the Hot Spot activation, the Subaru/Leave No Trace Team will be at Bourn Pond leading a variety of workshops, outreach programs and community events, including opportunities for community involvement. Check back for more information as we work to finalize dates and program offerings.

*Bourn Pond is located on the ancestral lands of the Wabanaki (Dawnland Confederacy), Mohican, Abenaki/Abénaquis, and possibly other tribes*

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