The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants another 60,000 acres of northeast Vermont, and so far the state’s leaders are expressing reservations about the giant land grab.
Kevin Blakeman has enjoyed his 60-acre homestead along bucolic Fay Brook in Windsor County for more than 40 years, but since his town adopted river corridor regulations, he’s not so sure how much of his property is truly his own.
Even with the thumbs up from town officials, residents have clearly not changed their minds about the new farm stressing that it will have a negative impact on the surrounding neighborhood.
The Trump administration has called for an “America first” trade policy. An important aspect of such a policy should be to protect Americans’ property from being stolen by foreign governments.