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VNRC Launches Vermont Brewshed Alliance to Engage Breweries Around Clean Water

The Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) announced today the launch of the Vermont Brewshed® Alliance (the “Brewshed”). The initiative will engage craft breweries in protecting clean water. VNRC announced the news…

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Removal of Mill Pond Dam in Colchester is Complete

The removal of Mill Pond Dam on Indian Brook in Colchester is now complete. The new stream channel and floodplain have been graded and seeded. Indian Brook will gradually be…

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Nov. 7 Film Screening + Raffle at Onion River Outdoors

We’re partnering with Onion River Outdoors in Montpelier and Patagonia to screen Takayna, a film about a trail runner working to save an endangered forest in Tasmania. Get your tickets…

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2019 Climate Dispatch

Curious as to what's happening at the State house and how you can get your voice heard?
Tune into the online conversation by following the #ActOnClimateVT hashtag on social media, and watch our weekly legislative update posted shortly after 12PM on Fridays during the legislative session.
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Through research, education, collaboration and advocacy, VNRC protects and enhances Vermont’s natural environments, vibrant communities, productive working landscapes, rural character and unique sense of place, and prepares the state for future challenges and opportunities.

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Susan Ritz
I support VNRC because it puts the pieces of the environmental puzzle together for me. VNRC helps us all build both a sustainable environment and a resilient economy. I am proud to be a member of an organization that strives to create a bright green future for our brave little state.
Kelly Coleman
Board Member
I really love how VNRC has a wealth of program areas that work together. We’re not thinking about water in isolation, or forests in isolation, or energy use in isolation. We’re working together to address the really big challenges for Vermont’s environment.
David Mears
Partner, Audubon Vermont
VNRC plays a critical role in bringing Vermonters together in our shared efforts to protect Vermont’s environment. Audubon Vermont could not ask for a better partner in advocating for birds and the places birds need to thrive.