(19) Help some of the statewide organizations that are working hard to protect the character of Vermont. January 12, 2016 23 Things, Inspiration Visit the Vermont Land Trust and the Vermont Natural Resources Council for starters. Share This Tweet Share See Also (9) Want hands-on training? Take a course at the Preservation Education Institute. (1) Email us and we’ll help you get connected. We're lucky to have hundreds of groups and organizations working to protect and use historic buildings in communities throughout Vermont. (16) Get married at the Grand Isle Lake House. A beautiful site and a PTV-owned property on Lake Champlain.