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Forest Fragmentation Action Plan
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Community Strategies for Vermont’s Forests and Wildlife
Reading Vermont’s Rivers
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Complete Streets Guide
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Community Planning Toolbox
Wildlife and Local Planning
Subdivision Trends & Land Use
Energy Guidebooks for Municipalities
Groundwater Manual for Municipalities
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Sign Up to Receive Our Climate Dispatch

Stay informed about legislative action – or inaction – with VNRC’s Climate Dispatch. In brief live videos, we’ll summarize what’s happening each week in the Vermont Legislature on climate and clean energy. Sign up here.

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An Urgent Call for Vermont Leadership on Climate Change

We have a plan for taking action on climate this session. Help us make sure Vermont takes these steps forward. Ask your lawmakers to #ActOnClimateVT!
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VNRC Supports Regional Effort to Transform our Transportation Sector

Yesterday, nine states and the District of Columbia, including Vermont, announced their commitment to taking a more serious step forward to tackle carbon emissions from the transportation sector. Find the announcement here.
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VRNC Awards $1,500 Small Grant to Hyde Park, VT

VNRC granted the Town of Hyde Park $1,500 through our Small Grants for Smart Growth Program. Hyde Park will use the funds to complete a guide that helps property owners better navigate the local permit process when seeking the permits required to develop their land.

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Give back to VNRC by shopping at Outdoor Gear Exchange

For the month of December, Outdoor Gear Exchange in Burlington will donate 5 cents to VNRC for every customer who declines to take a bag. Makes it easy to support our work while you’re holiday shopping, doesn’t it?
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November 2018

Election Day, Don’t Let Our Kids Down!, VECAN’s 11th Annual Community Energy & Climate Action Conference, Act 250 Community Input Report, VNRC’s Night Out at Zero Gravity, VNRC Awards Small Grant to Danville, VT, Living Planet Report, and more.

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October 2018

VNRC Annual Meeting Re-Cap, Tracking Parcelization Trends in Vermont, VCV’s Environmental Scorecard, Small Grants for Smart Growth, New Staff, Kate McCarthy Receives Accolades, Colin Keegan Selected to Vermont Changemakers Table, VNRC in the Press, and more

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September 2018

Working Together for Equity, Conservation Really Pays off in Vermont, It’s Not too Late to Share Input on Act 250, VNRC Recognizes Steve Sinclair, Progress Made on Dam Removal in Colchester, “Rise for Climate” Day of Action, and more.

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August 2018

Headlines: Not Too Late to Participate in Act 250 Public Forums, Climate Commission Delivers Recommendations, Apply for a Small Grant for Smart Growth!, Film Screening of Broke: The Santa Barbara Pipeline Oil Spill of 2015, Save the Date: VNRC’s Annual Meeting, VNRC is Hiring a Part-Time Office Associate, and more.

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July 2018

Headlines: Act 250 Public Forums Across Vermont, Developer Pulls Plug on NewVistas, VNRC Secures Dam Removal Funding, VNRC Receives 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator, Bernie Sanders is a Believer in VECAN’s Town Energy Committees, News from Button Up Vermont, Energy Action Network Releases Annual Report, Vermont Performs Nicely on AARP’s Livability Index, New EPA Report Reveals Increased PFAS Danger, Save the Date: VNRC Annual Meeting, VNRC is Hiring!

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