The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 001 : GENERAL PROVISIONS(Cite as: 25 V.S.A. § 202)
§ 202. Retention of lodged lumber for damages
When lumber, such as spars, masts, square timber, logs, or sawed lumber, put into a stream in or adjoining the State, and lodged upon lands adjoining the same, or dams crossing such streams, in this State, is not taken away by the owner on or before May 1, annually, the owner of the lands or dams may detain in his or her possession such lumber, until the owner thereof pays the damages sustained by reason of its lying upon such lands or dams.