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Westminster Floodplain Forest Conserved! Volunteers needed to develop new campsite

September 19, 2014

Vermont River Conservancy has recently completed the conservation of a a 15 acre floodplain forest in Westminster, VT, providing new opportunities for non-commercial, non-motorized public recreational…

Journey’s End Celebration!

September 16, 2014

In early September, VRC held a celebration for the conservation of Journey’s End with project collaborators and supporters. It was a beautiful day to celebrate…

Join us to Celebrate Worcester Woods!

June 2, 2014

Learn about the future protection of 5,900 acres of forestland Share your stories about why this land is important to you Please join staff from…

Essay Contest Winner Writes About VRC

May 27, 2014

VRC was honored to be the subject of 12 year old Luke Hawley’s winning essay for the 2014 Members Advantage Community Credit Union’s Youth Essay…

Green Up River Clean Up!

May 7, 2014

Members of the Vermont River Conservancy’s board and staff (and families) teamed up on Green Up Day to clean up alongside VRC’s conserved river shore…

Onion River Race

May 7, 2014

A paddling race along the Winooski River will be held on Saturday June 7th. Join us on a ten mile race through a scenic cut in…

The Kearneys Help Support a Healthy Missisquoi

April 2, 2014

VRC is proud to have been a part of another project that helps to support a healthy Missiquoi River. The Kearneys in Westfield, VT worked…

40 acres on the New Haven River, Conserved

November 27, 2013

When the Town of Bristol, its Conservation Commission, the New Haven Anglers Association, the Agency of Natural Resources Rivers Program, the Vermont Housing and Conservation…

Journey’s End swimming hole now protected!

November 12, 2013

Congratulations!  With tremendous community and foundation support, “Journey’s End” swimming hole in Johnson VT is now protected for all to enjoy. “Journey’s End” is a…

Volunteers Needed For Martin Bridge River Access Project

September 9, 2013

Help the Friends of the Winooski and the Vermont River Conservancy construct a new river access at Martin Bridge Park in Marshfield! On Thursday, September…

Holbrook Point Dedication Ceremony and CT River Paddle A Success!

August 26, 2013

On a brilliant August day, over 75 people gathered at the Holbrook Point campsite to honor the legacy of Reggie Ellingwood and celebrate the Connecticut…

Just Conserved: 14 acres on the New Haven

July 31, 2013

Vermont River Conservancy just protected 14 acres on the New Haven River, with landowner Paul Fuller.   The New Haven River is an active example…

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