(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 (10) Interested in a career in historic preservation? Enter the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation at the University of Vermont. (14) Tour Vermont’s Scenic Byways. You'll discover historic farms and barns, village historic districts, country cemeteries, and covered bridges. Be sure to shop at every village store and buy Vermont-made products. (11) Visit your local historical society Find yours (and explore more) at the Vermont Historical Society website.