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New at People, Places, and Transportation: Building a Better Future with Placemaking and Public Spaces

Today in People, Places, and Transportation, Richard Amore from the Department of Housing and Community Development reflects on how we can “build back better” for all Vermonters after COVID-19 through…

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VNRC & LCC Appeal Permit Authorizing Sinking of Ferry in Lake Champlain

Edit, May 5: Take a survey from the State expressing your opinion on the ferry sinking! Here’s a link. Out of concern for Lake Champlain’s underwater ecosystems, the Vermont Natural…

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New at People, Places, and Transportation: Envisioning changes from the I-89 Study

Today in People, Places, and Transportation, VNRC penned a commentary along with AARP Vermont, the Conservation Law Foundation, and Local Motion about how the Chittenden County I-89 2050 Study can…

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Climate Dispatch

Keep up with climate action in Vermont!
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 (and whenever else we can).
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People, Places, and Transportation

Toward A Greener, Healthier Transportation System
Your home for reimagining transportation in Vermont.

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Events

Plant a Tree!

Event Date: May 5, 21, and 22
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Chittenden County Interstate 89 Study Public Meeting

Event Date: April 29
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Beekeeping 101: A Year in the Life

Event Date: April 22
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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.