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It’s time to put a price on carbon pollution
Forest Fragmentation Action Plan
Heating Efficiency Success Stories
Community Strategies for Vermont’s Forests and Wildlife
Reading Vermont’s Rivers
Resilient Communities Scorecard
Complete Streets Guide
Greening Vermont
Community Planning Toolbox
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Subdivision Trends & Land Use
Energy Guidebooks for Municipalities
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Give back to VNRC by shopping at Outdoor Gear Exchange

For the month of December, Outdoor Gear Exchange in Burlington will donate 5 cents to VNRC for every customer who declines to take a bag. Makes it easy to support our work while you’re holiday shopping, doesn’t it?
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What’s Next for Act 250?

In 2018, the Vermont legislature created the Commission on Act 250: The Next 50 Years to work on modernizing Act 250, and established VNRC as an advisor to the Commission. In this capacity, we prepared Core Recommendations to Strengthen the Environment, Communities, and the Act 250 Process. Find it here.

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Zero Gravity Craft Brewery Donating 100% of Giving Tuesday Profits to VNRC

We are honored to announce that Zero Gravity Craft Brewery in Burlington will be donating 100% OF ALL PROFITS from the day to VNRC on Giving Tuesday, November 27!

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Register Now: 11th Annual VECAN Conference!

Join VECAN partners, town energy committee leaders, clean energy businesses, policy makers, and concerned Vermonters for another action-oriented day geared towards meeting our 90-by-2050 total renewable energy goal! Register here.

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An Urgent Call for Vermont Leadership on Climate Change

VNRC, along with other environmental and social service advocates, has put together A Vision for Climate Stability, Energy Independence, Equity and Affordability. Plus, check out our latest video about how climate change is affecting Vermont’s future for our children.

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November 2018

Election Day, Don’t Let Our Kids Down!, VECAN’s 11th Annual Community Energy & Climate Action Conference, Act 250 Community Input Report, VNRC’s Night Out at Zero Gravity, VNRC Awards Small Grant to Danville, VT, Living Planet Report, and more.

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October 2018

VNRC Annual Meeting Re-Cap, Tracking Parcelization Trends in Vermont, VCV’s Environmental Scorecard, Small Grants for Smart Growth, New Staff, Kate McCarthy Receives Accolades, Colin Keegan Selected to Vermont Changemakers Table, VNRC in the Press, and more

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September 2018

Working Together for Equity, Conservation Really Pays off in Vermont, It’s Not too Late to Share Input on Act 250, VNRC Recognizes Steve Sinclair, Progress Made on Dam Removal in Colchester, “Rise for Climate” Day of Action, and more.

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August 2018

Headlines: Not Too Late to Participate in Act 250 Public Forums, Climate Commission Delivers Recommendations, Apply for a Small Grant for Smart Growth!, Film Screening of Broke: The Santa Barbara Pipeline Oil Spill of 2015, Save the Date: VNRC’s Annual Meeting, VNRC is Hiring a Part-Time Office Associate, and more.

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July 2018

Headlines: Act 250 Public Forums Across Vermont, Developer Pulls Plug on NewVistas, VNRC Secures Dam Removal Funding, VNRC Receives 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator, Bernie Sanders is a Believer in VECAN’s Town Energy Committees, News from Button Up Vermont, Energy Action Network Releases Annual Report, Vermont Performs Nicely on AARP’s Livability Index, New EPA Report Reveals Increased PFAS Danger, Save the Date: VNRC Annual Meeting, VNRC is Hiring!

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