Al Robertson

Meet Al Robertson...tree farmer, volksmarcher, and creator of a town forest.

Al Robertson lives in Sheffield, Vermont, and he has conserved his 60-acre tree farm by establishing a trust so it can be used by the community today, and long into the future.

“I established a trust that holds the land for Sheffield as a town forest. The town must manage the land properly, and folks can use it for timber production, firewood, hunting, hiking, skiing…relaxing.”


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“If your community needs a public forest, why not donate your land to the town, or establish some kind of trust that conserves it for the town?”

To get in touch with Al, and for more information on the Pfälzerwald Town Forest, connect with Sheffield’s Town Clerk at or 802-626-8862.

For information on Vermont’s town forests, and to find yours, visit Find Your Town Forest.