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VNRC Seeks Communications & Digital Outreach Coordinator

The Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) has an exciting opportunity for an outgoing person who wants to have a significant impact on the future of Vermont. We are looking for a motivated person to serve as our Communications and Digital Outreach Associate.

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Stay in touch with VNRC on Facebook

Recently, Facebook made changes to their News Feed that makes it more challenging for our friends and members to see our posts on Facebook. We frequently post articles here on our website, but also share original content (like our weekly Dispatch from the State House on Climate Action) on Facebook. If you’d like to keep […]

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Happy Holidays from VNRC

  The snow is here, and over the holidays many Vermonters will head out into our great outdoors to enjoy a long ski or snowshoe in the woods, gather with family and friends to share a meal, renew our community bonds, and celebrate the opportunity brought by a new year. In 2017, VNRC brought people together […]

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We’re hiring: Membership & Outreach Coordinator

The Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) has an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to serve as our Membership & Outreach Coordinator. Duties include: Engaging with VNRC’s members and partners and representing VNRC in a variety of public settings. Assisting with and coordinating regular fundraising appeals and direct mail campaigns; Maintaining VNRC’s membership database, and […]

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VNR joins partners to submit comments to VOREC

This autumn, Governor Scott’s Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative (VOREC) hosted a series of public meetings to engage stakeholders across the state. Thank you to all of the VNRC members and supporters who were able to attend a session in-person or submit comments online. Working in collaboration with a diverse group of organizations representing landowners, […]

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Perry the Platypus: Exposed

This guest post comes to us from Middlebury students Jessica Vorse, Sophia Allen, Michelle Hollenkamp, and Krisanne Caffrey who are currently on a study-abroad program in Australia. Their studies are focused on rainforest, reef, and cultural ecology, and this piece deals with wild platypus and climate change. While VNRC is a state-based environmental organization and, as far […]

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Clean Water Week: Aug. 20-26, 2017

Clean Water Week, set for Aug. 20-26, 2017, will be a weeklong celebration of Vermont waters – and the work that goes into protecting them for Vermonters today and future generations. Clean, safe water is essential to Vermont Communities, farms, businesses, and the activities Vermonters love like swimming, fishing, kayaking, and boating. We’ve seen first-hand […]

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Exit 4 Open Space Conserved with the help of VNRC, Partners

Last week, VNRC’s Brian Shupe and Kate McCarthy stood alongside conservation partners, the potential developer, and the farmer who will eventually farm that land to announce the planned conservation of over 171 acres surrounding Exit 4 in Randolph.  The conservation of the land came after the landowner withdrew an application to develop the site with […]

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Seeking Director of Communications

Director of Communications The Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) has an exciting opportunity for an outgoing person who wants to have a significant impact on the future of Vermont. We are looking for a motivated individual with a minimum of 5+ years of experience in communications and marketing to serve as Director of Communications. VNRC […]

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Sign the petition for dam safety legislation

Vermont has at least 1,000 dams, many of which are vestiges from the industrial era. Hundreds of these dams have been left to languish in our waterways, blocking fish passage, disrupting healthy stream flows, and in many cases filling up with sediment. Dam safety legislation (H.92) has been introduced to address many of these concerns. If […]

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