News & Stories

New at People, Places, and Transportation: Crashes are no accident

Today in People, Places, and Transportation, Mary Catherine Graziano of Local Motion explores why “crashes” on our roads aren’t really “accidents,” and why language matters when we talk about our…

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VNRC responds to Governor’s budget announcement on American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding

This week Governor Phil Scott presented a plan to invest $1 billion in one-time federal money from the Biden administration’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to address climate change, clean…

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All you needed to know about the 2021 Transportation Bill

In March 2021, the Vermont House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the annual Transportation Bill. It includes increased investments in electric vehicle and high efficiency vehicle incentives, as well as fare-free…

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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

Beekeeping 101: A Year in the Life

Event Date: April 22
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“Your Vermont Climate Council” Webinar

Event Date: April 14
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Reconnecting Rivers and Restoring Ecosystems

Event Date: April 8
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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.