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Reggie Ellingwood memorial

August 8, 2012

The Vermont River Conservancy Board and staff are very saddened by the sudden loss of a dear friend and dedicated conservationist, Reggie Ellingwood.  Reggie recently…

Tom Slayton’s commentary on the Upper Connecticut

June 22, 2012

In early June a team of Vermont River Conservancy staff, Board members, consultants and guests paddled the Upper Connecticut River from Lemington to Maidstone, camping…

First National Blueway Designated on the Connecticut River

June 4, 2012

VRC’s collaborative partnership with the Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail has been recognized by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar: On May 24th he signed a Secretarial Order establishing a…

Almost conserved! Enosburg Falls River Access Park

May 31, 2012

As of August 2 2012, we have raised over 98% of the $189,250 necessary for protecting public access to the Missisquoi River in Enosburg Falls.  With your…

Thank you Town of Enosburgh!

April 3, 2012

On April 2nd the Town of Enosburgh Selectboard voted to dedicate $10,000 from the Enosburgh Conservation Fund to help create an Enosburg Falls River Access Park…

Stewardship in the wake of Irene

April 3, 2012

The flood waters may have receded, but they’ve left a tide of Japanese Knotweed stems in their wake.  Because it is able to grow from…

Stephan Syz nominated for CVPS-Zetterstrom Environmental Award

April 3, 2012

Congratulations Stephan!  VRC’s co-founder, trustee and volunteer extraordinaire, Stephan Syz, has been nominated for the CVPS-Zetterstrom Environmental Award in recognition of his ceaseless commitment to…

VRC awarded 2 Watershed Grants

April 3, 2012

Many thanks to the State of Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department’s Watershed Grants!  This year VRC was awarded almost $10,000 to: Initiate efforts to help conserve a…

Congratulations Canaan & East Montpelier!

March 6, 2012

Vermont River Conservancy helped conserve public access to river lands in both Canaan & East Montpelier – and on March 5th, 2012 both towns voted…

Recently Conserved!

February 23, 2012

Four newly conserved river lands are now included on our Completed Projects map.  These four properties were identified by State River Management Program scientists as…

Land conserved in Canaan, VT, protecting access to the Connecticut River

February 6, 2012

Thanks to support from the Tillotson Foundation, Davis Foundation, Plum Creek, the Upper Connecticut Mitigation and Enhancement Fund, and individual donors, the VRC has purchased…

VRC secures funding for the Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail

February 6, 2012

With 2012 funding secured from the Tillotson Foundation and Upper Connecticut River Mitigation and Enhancement Fund, the Vermont River Conservancy will continue developing the Connecticut…

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