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Statement from VNRC and VCV on Senator Leahy’s Retirement

Today, Vermont’s senior U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy announced that he will not seek re-election in 2022. At this turning point for the longest-serving member in the Senate – and for…

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14th Annual VECAN Conference

14th Annual VECAN Conference

This event centers and celebrates the critical role that Vermonters in every community play in moving our state to a more clean, efficient, affordable and equitable energy future. The conference…

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Letter to Climate Council

This week, the Vermont Natural Resources Council and allies submitted a letter to the Vermont Climate Council laying out a set of priorities that we believe must be included in…

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Climate Dispatch

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14th Annual VECAN Conference

14th Annual VECAN Conference

Event Date: December 4, 2021
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Vermont Climate Council Seeks Your Input

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Webinar: Preparing for Climate Council Public Comments

Event Date: September 27
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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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Julie Wolcott
Member and retired dairy farmer
VNRC works on collaborative solutions to existing and potential environmental issues. I trust them to speak out and up for policies, rules and legislation that protect all of Vermont’s natural resources and promote healthy communities of people, animal life, forests, and waterways.
Gianna Petito
District Manager, Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District
I'm so impressed with how VNRC is championing dam removals across the state. Their depth of technical knowledge and ability to foster partnerships make them a great advocate for aquatic habitat connectivity and flood resilience.
Amy Seidl
Board member, author, and educator
VNRC has a long history of convening Vermonters who care about environmental protection. I deeply appreciate that VNRC leverages this role to gain greater support for environmental stewardship and the human health and well-being that is intimately tied to it.