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Coming Down from the Hill Town

Last night we enjoyed “Coming Down from the Hill Town: Transformations in Italian Town Planning,” a talk by urban planner and former VNRC Board Chair Beth Humstone co-sponsored by VNRC…

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Golden Hour at Rock Point

Living in a place like Vermont, with endless opportunities to get lost in the woods far from any road or village, it’s easy to forget that there are also spectacular…

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Turn the Climate Strike into Climate Action

Last Friday, thousands of Vermonters took to the streets to take part in the youth-led global Climate Strike. From Brattleboro to Burlington, there were dozens of protest events organized across the state, part of the…

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2019 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
I really love how VNRC has a wealth of program areas that work together. We’re not thinking about water in isolation, or forests in isolation, or energy use in isolation. We’re working together to address the really big challenges for Vermont’s environment.
David Mears
Partner, Audubon Vermont
VNRC plays a critical role in bringing Vermonters together in our shared efforts to protect Vermont’s environment. Audubon Vermont could not ask for a better partner in advocating for birds and the places birds need to thrive.