Upper Fish Bladder Island

Upper Fish Bladder Island

Upper Fish Bladder is a wooded, undeveloped island located near South Hero, VT which serves as an important bird nesting site and staging area for the Herring Gull, Great Blue Heron, and potentially the Common Tern.

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History

Upper Fish Bladder Island was donated to the Lake Champlain Land Trust by late Mary Haas-Burak in 2000.  This island is now managed by the Green Mountain Audubon Society, with the conservation easement still held by the Land Trust.

 

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The Lake Champlain Land Trust accepted Upper Fish Bladder Island thanks to the generosity of the landowner. The Lake Champlain Land Trust later donated three islands, including Upper Fish Bladder Island, to the Green Mountain Audubon Society.