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Brian Shupe, Executive Director of Vermont Natural Resources Council, Stepping Down After Nearly 13 Years of Leadership
Montpelier, VT – Brian Shupe, Executive Director of the Vermont Natural Resources (VNRC), announced today that he will be stepping down at the end of this coming summer after serving in…
Vermont Senate Committee Advances Flood Safety Act (S.213)
February 21, 2024 Montpelier, VT – Today, the Vermont Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Energy voted 5-0 to advance S.213, the Flood Safety Act. This bill takes important steps…
Three Things: VNRC’s Comments on the Worcester Range, Action on the Renewable Energy Standard, and a Winter Weatherization Webinar
Three Things: Sharing our comments on the Worcester Range Management Plan, taking action on the Renewable Energy Standard, and inviting you to a winter webinar on weatherization. Stay informed, connected, and…
A 60 Year Legacy of Environmental Protection and a Champion for Vermont's Future
2024 Wild & Scenic Film Festival
VNRC Presents “Plant Portraiture in Watercolor”, an Exhibit by Susan Bull Riley, as part of Montpelier Art Walk on Friday, February 2nd
Three Things: A New Legislative Session Begins, Climate Resiliency Webinar, and an Opportunity for Action on Climate
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.Join Today
Julie WolcottMember 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 PetitoGrants Coordinator, Clean Water Initiative Program at the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
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 SeidlFormer VNRC 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.