Board of Directors

The Stone Trust has an active board including professional dry stone wallers and members of other professions who are interested in dry stone walls.  If you are interested in serving on the board of directors, please contact us for more information. Pete Ryder, President Pete Ryder (New Hampshire) got the walling bug in 2015 at…

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Seven Wallers Join the Stone Trust Community of Waller Teachers

Every two years the Stone Trust certifies Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) Level 2 Intermediate Wallers as DSWA and Stone Trust instructors. This year we also gathered the full array of waller-teachers to address a range of considerations: What are the goals and characteristics of each of the Stone Trust sites? (Minnesota, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania,…

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Women in Walling – National and International Women’s History Month

In 1987, the U.S. Congress determined to dedicate annually the month of March to the observance of Women’s History Month.  We take this opportunity to celebrate the contributions of the Stone Trust’s women in walling and their connections to women wallers around the globe. Enjoy these articles from Hearting: The Annual Journal of the Stone…

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TST’s Professional Women Wallers

In 2020, The Stone Trust boasts seventy-eight professional members, six of whom are women. To join us as a professional member, you must achieve Level 1 certification from the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain. Our female professional wallers include two women certified at Level 1 and four certified at Level 2. (Keep your…

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Join women learning from women to build dry stone walls

2020 Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling Workshops Some women are nervous about trying out dry stone walling, which is often a male dominated field. Dry stone walling is a field in which women can excel. At The Stone Trust we actively encourage women to try out dry stone walling and become professional wallers. The…

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