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Tune In: Saving Our Waters

Get out the popcorn! ✨ We’re tuning into Vermont PBS at 8:00 p.m. tonight for the premier of Saving Our Waters, a three-part documentary series examining the state of the Lake Champlain Basin today with an eye toward practical solutions to keeping Vermont’s waterways clean in an age of extreme weather events. In addition to the documentary, they will […]

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Legislative Internship Opportunity with VNRC & VCV

The Vermont Natural Resources Council is seeking a Legislative Intern to help us move forward-looking environmental legislation in the Vermont State House in early 2018. The intern will assist VNRC and our partner, Vermont Conservation Voters, in tracking legislation moving through the Statehouse during the 2018 legislative year (January through early May). Duties will include: […]

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VNRC welcomes Ian & Eric

VNRC is excited to welcome two talented people to our office this autumn: Ian Hitchcock, joins the VNRC team as our Community Energy and Climate Action Coordinator (AmeriCorps), and Eric Guzman will be our legal intern for the remainder of 2017. If you find yourself at the VNRC office, be sure to give them a warm welcome! […]

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Thank you to our 2017 interns, Sam & Laura!

Each summer, VNRC staff are excited to welcome legal interns to our office. While at VNRC, legal interns work on a variety of fronts – from conducting research on key initiatives, to drafting memos, to revamping our toolkits and resources. As our 2017 interns get ready to head back to school, we wanted to take […]

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VPR: Vermont Forest Health

VNRC’s Forest and Wildlife Program Director, Jamey Fidel, spoke on VPR’s Vermont Edition on July 24, 2017 about some of the challenges facing Vermont’s forests. The program explored declines in the forest product markets, changing demographics, and the increasing fragmentation of Vermont’s forests. Jamey spoke about efforts underway to address fragmentation, including H.233, a bill […]

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Welcome to the Team

VNRC is pleased to welcome three new additions to the team. Gianna Petito is the 2017 Legislative Intern, and Dana Drugmand and Walker Stevens will assist with research, communications and general programmatic work with the Energy and Sustainable Communities Programs. When asked why they chose VNRC, Petito, Drugmand, and Stevens had the following to say: […]

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