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Survey: Seeking public input on Worcester Mountain Range

There’s a quick, easy way to lend your input to the management of the Worcester Range in Central Vermont! Take this short scoping survey by August 3 to weigh in. This is your first…

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Breaking: Vermont Senate Votes to Approve Critical Climate Bill

*Update, 6/26: Final reading vote on 6/26 was 23-5 in favor of GWSA. A coalition of business and environmental organizations released the following statement today after the Vermont Senate overwhelmingly…

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VNRC Awards 3 New Small Grants for Smart Growth

VNRC is pleased to announce the recent awards of Small Grants for Smart Growth to the Town of Hinesburg, the South Hero Land Trust, and Canaan Naturally Connected. The Town…

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2020 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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Webinar: Is a Heat Pump Right for Your Home?

Event Date: July 14
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Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on the Environment and Social Justice

Event Date: June 17
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Webinar: Ask VNRC!

Event Date: May 28
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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.