Vermont Smart Growth Collaborative

Vermont Smart Growth Collaborative

The following organizations have joined together to launch a collaborative effort to advance policy, education and community strategies to reduce sprawl and achieve smart growth in Vermont. The goal of the Vermont Smart Growth Collaborative is to foster a vision of growth and decision making that support smart growth principles — encouraging growth that creates economic vitality in community centers while maintaining the rural working landscape and protecting Vermont’s environmental quality.

* Association of Vermont Conservation Commissions

* Conservation Law Foundation

* Friends of the Earth

* Housing Vermont, Inc.

* Preservation Trust of Vermont

*Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility

* Vermont Forum on Sprawl

* Vermont Natural Resources Council

*Vermont Public Interest Research Group


The Collaborative is pleased to offer workshops and technical assistance on smart growth planning tools and strategies for communities and citizens.