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
VNRC welcomes Karina Dailey, Ecological Restoration Coordinator
We’re thrilled to announce that Karina Dailey will be joining VNRC as Ecological Restoration Coordinator. In this position, she will be responsible for running VNRC’s dam removal program and contributing…
Rich Earth Institute credits VNRC with helping support alternative and innovative wastewater systems
It’s not every day we have an inspiring story to tell about urine, but today is one of them! Rich Earth Institute in Brattleboro recently completed a report on its Village…
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…
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!