(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 Economics, Sustainability and Historic Preservation by Donovan D. Rypkema Comments delivered at the National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference, October 1, 2005 in Portland Oregon. (23) Make a contribution to the Preservation Trust of Vermont today. Help us with the work we do. See the many different ways you can contribute to the Preservation Trust. (17) Join the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Join the National Trust for Historic Preservation today and you'll be joining a group of dedicated people committed to preserving the places that tell the stories of our history.