Group sits and meditates along the Whetstone Brook in Brattleboro.

Meditation along Whetstone Brook

December 6, 2023

In October, a group met to learn about meditation along physical and metaphorical floodplains. Led by Peter Gould, an author and educator, the group gained more experience with mindfulness.

Flowering riparian vegetation

The Beginning of Vermont’s River Corridor Easement Program

December 3, 2023

Learn from Vermont River Conservancy board member Mike Kline about how the river corridor easement program began in Vermont.

Camel's Hump expansion in the winter.

What do fish do in the winter?

November 27, 2023

Our writing intern, Maia, asks and answers questions you may be asking about how fish survive in the winter.

Text over flooded city image to advertise event

Flowing Forward: Recordings and Resources

November 16, 2023

Did you miss our Flowing Forward webinar series? View the Zoom recordings and resources sheets in this blog post.

Staff members stewarding a river access site.

At the Riverside: A Summer of Standout Volunteerism

November 13, 2023

This summer a record number of volunteers went to work for our rivers. Braving a combination of downpours and blistering heat, they donned work gloves, pick mattocks, brooms, and shovels to reopen river access trails, free saplings from girdling tree guards, and install signs to help people recreate safely.

Wild Branch river corridor easement

Water Wins: River Corridor Easements Face Flooding

November 11, 2023

As we go into winter at Vermont River Conservancy, we are reflecting on the successes of river corridor easements in the face of flooding over the summer.

The Headwaters of the Lamoille River

Reflections: Fall Co-Director Update

November 8, 2023

"All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was." - Toni Morrison

Columbia Covered Bridge

6 Covered Bridges to Experience Vermont’s Rivers By

October 22, 2023

Wanting to check a few of Vermont's many covered bridges off your bucket list? Check out these ones that are near our river access sites.

Visitor at a Vermont swimming hole stands above Terrill Gorge in Morristown, VT.

Bienvenidos a Vermont en el Otoño

October 16, 2023

Cabot videographer Onel Salazar visited a dozen Vermont swimming holes and produced six films showcasing places to enjoy riverside walks, beat the heat, or enjoy an afternoon picnic. Dive into Onel’s videos and discover a new Vermont swimming hole to add to your summer adventure list.

Nulhegan Hut in the fall

10 Riverside Spots to Experience Vermont Fall Foliage

October 6, 2023

Wondering where to go in Vermont to experience fall foliage? Take a look at these river access sites that have many activities to offer.

Caleb Deane: Volunteer Site Steward

Volunteer Site Steward Spotlight

September 29, 2023

Our work as Vermont River Conservancy relies upon volunteers to keep our rivers looking beautiful year round. In this post, we highlight two amazing stewards and their efforts to maintain river access sites!

Judy Dow Presents at Melrose Terrace in Brattleboro

Judy Dow at Melrose Terrace

September 25, 2023

Judy Dow presented to community members at Melrose Terrace in Brattleboro about the importance of river restoration through an indigenous lens.

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