News & Events
VRC Awarded Grant for Outdoor Recreation
Vermont River Conservancy is one of 24 organizations to receive $5M in outdoor recreation grants.
VRC Receives AARP Community Challenge Grant
The trail along the North Branch of the Winooski River in Worcester and Elmore has new wayfinding and accessibility features.
Introducing VRC’s 2021 summer swimming hole steward, Reilly Butler!
This summer Reilly will be working with VRC and AmeriCorps to keep Vermont swimming holes protected and visitors safe.
Staff Departure, Year-End Review and More in our Latest Newsletter
Bidding a fond farewell to Lydia Menendez Parker after 10 years of incredible work serving VRC's mission.
Maggie Citarella’s visit to the North Branch Cascades
The day that I visited the North Branch Cascades was one of those great days. The weather was warm, sunny, and comfortable.
North Branch Cascades Trail is Open
Visitors will notice even more improvements to this already incredible spot. VRC added another composting privy near the northern parking lot, benches along the trail, and more.
River Access video featuring VRC contractor Noah Pollock!
Here’s a video discussing river access and featuring VRC contractor Noah Pollock and VRC volunteers installing timber steps at the Lamoille River and building a bridge at our North Bridge Cascades Trail!
Privy installed at the North Branch Cascades Trail
We recently constructed and installed a privy, thanks to VRC contractor Noah Pollock and a crew from Northern Forest Canoe Trails.
New Public Access to the New Haven River
VRC added 14.7 acres to the Saunders River Access for permanent floodplain protection, revegetation, and public access to the New Haven River.
Rivers Are For All
We believe that river access offers a connection with the natural world, a connection that transcends socioeconomic status, physical abilities, and race.
VRC welcomes a Swimming Hole Steward for the summer!
VRC’s newest Swimming Hole Steward will support our stewardship efforts at popular swimming holes in Central Vermont.
VRC welcomes Conservation Stewardship intern
We are excited to introduce our Conservation Stewardship Intern, who will visit all of our conserved lands across the state, documenting her visits and reporting on river conditions and land use.