Sage Mountain, located in Central Vermont, provides unique learning experiences for families, school systems, and scientists a like. Learn how each piece of our fantastic location serves to provide a special learning experience.
A unique intersection of elevation, geology, and climate make for a highly biodiverse collection of ecosystems, comprised of a variety of natural communities including the rare Northern White Cedar Swamp, all supporting a vast array of uncommon and threatened flora and fauna.
Sage Mountain, much of which climbs above 2000′ above sea level provides a unique ecosystem not found at lower elevations such as the Northern White Cedar Seepage Forest.
Sage Mountain’s rich biodiversity is largely attributed to the rich aquatic habitats and riparian corridors covering the mountain.
Sage Mountain Botanical Sanctuary is home to rare, threatened, uncommon, and at-risk plant species, which play crucial roles in ecosystems with other species relying on them for their survival.
A fen is a peat-forming, permanently saturated wetland fed by upwelling groundwater. Learn how fens ar an integral part of our biodiversity.
Our location abuts 100,000+ acres of contiguous forest. Sage Mountain is teeming with wildlife. See who our common visitors are, and learn more about our conservation efforts.