VNRC is a leader in the protection, restoration, and enhancement of Vermont’s water resources, which are irreplaceable elements of the state’s landscape and natural heritage. Caring for our waters is increasingly important to maintain Vermont’s resilience in a changing climate and amid the threat posed by toxic chemicals, including pesticides, to our drinking water.
At A Glance
Stewarding Clean Water and Drinking Water
Protecting Vermont's rivers, lakes, ponds, streams, and groundwaterRead More
Advancing legislation and regulatory changes that protect these ecologically valuable areasRead More
Removing Unused and Unmaintained Dams
Restoring and reconnecting our rivers through dam removal across VermontRead More
Clean Water News
Three Things: Modernizing the Renewable Energy Standard, Youth Climate Leadership Academy, and Recapping a Community Conversation in Ludlow
Three things: Inviting you to a webinar on Vermont’s Renewable Energy Standard, sharing an upcoming Youth Climate Leadership Academy Kick-Off event, and recapping a recent community conversation we held in…
Three Things: an Affordable Heat Act webinar, a spooky ghost dam in Salisbury, and Cambridge’s Orange Up Day
Three things: sharing a “What’s Next with the Affordable Heat Act?” webinar, chronicling the spooky history of a ghost dam in Salisbury, and inviting you to Cambridge’s annual Orange Up…
Two Things: Community Conversation in Ludlow and an Upcoming Candidate Training
Two things: Inviting you to a Community Conversation on Clean Water and Climate Resilience in Ludlow and sharing an upcoming candidate training that our allies are hosting! Stay informed, stay…
In November 2019, VNRC launched the Vermont Brewshed® Alliance (the "Brewshed") to engage craft breweries in protecting clean water. An extension of VNRC’s conservation efforts, the Brewshed is a mutually-beneficial partnership between breweries, pubs, and VNRC to engage our members and their patrons in protecting the clean water we all depend on.
Stay tuned for events and special collaborations with breweries across Vermont!