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Member Profile: Julie Wolcott

Julie Wolcott farms organically on Green Wind Farm with her partner Stephen MacCausland and family in Fairfield, Vermont, where they also produce and sell maple syrup. In 2019, after 40…

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Introducing the new Vermont Environmental Report: Clean Energy and Beyond

When we began writing our Winter/Spring 2020 Vermont Environmental Report — Climate Change Solutions: Clean Energy and Beyond — the COVID-19 crisis had not yet begun. In many ways, we…

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Rich Earth Institute credits VNRC with helping support alternative and innovative wastewater systems

It’s not every day we have an inspiring story to tell about urine, but today is one of them! Rich Earth Institute in Brattleboro recently completed a report on its Village…

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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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Upcoming webinars on climate change and our economy

Event Date: Ongoing: Through April 15
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Webinar: Status of Vermont’s climate goals & policy initiatives

Event Date: March 30
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Virtual screening of Fantastic Fungi in support of VTIFF

Event Date: March 26
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Our Mission

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.