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
NEW VIDEO: Removing Mill Pond Dam
“Whether we restore all the waters in the state, that’s a big challenge, but we restored Indian Brook — one long stretch of it — and that’s making progress.” We…
Magic Hat benefits VNRC on Giving Tuesday
Hats off! Magic Hat Brewing Company in South Burlington graciously donated $1 per draft to VNRC yesterday in honor of Giving Tuesday, the global day of giving that follows (the…
FREE Vermont Premiere of Dark Waters, Starring Mark Ruffalo (December 10)
VNRC’s affiliate organization Vermont Conservation Voters (VCV) will be presenting a FREE screening — and Vermont Premiere — of the feature film Dark Waters on Tuesday, December 10th at 6pm, in partnership…
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!