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Learn more about TCI at Upcoming Public Information Meetings

Throughout January and February, Vermont state officials and regional planning commission staff are hosting four public information meetings to discuss the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI), a regional program that…

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VNRC statement: Maintaining citizen access to Act 250

Maintaining citizen access and strong local involvement in Act 250 is a priority for VNRC. This is reflected in the package of recommended changes to Act 250 that we presented…

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Now hiring: Ecological Restoration Coordinator

Ecological Restoration Coordinator (Posted 1/17/2020) The Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) has an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to oversee VNRC’s dam removal program, and to provide technical support…

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2020 Climate Dispatch

Curious as to what's happening at the State house and how you can get your voice heard?
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.
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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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Susan Ritz
I support VNRC because it puts the pieces of the environmental puzzle together for me. VNRC helps us all build both a sustainable environment and a resilient economy. I am proud to be a member of an organization that strives to create a bright green future for our brave little state.
Kelly Coleman
Board Member
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Partner, Audubon Vermont
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