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Remembering Betsy Catlin

January 6, 2016

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Betsy Catlin, VRC Board member. Betsy was intelligent, caring and witty,…

Beard Recreation Park protected!

December 29, 2015

For generations, local residents and visitors of Johnson VT have enjoyed a beautiful, Olympic-sized swimming hole and a beaucolic open field and beach along the…

50 acres conserved along the Upper Connecticut River

November 23, 2015

The Vermont River Conservancy, collaborating with the Ellingwood-White family, has conserved 50 acres of land along the Upper Connecticut River in Lemington, Vermont – nearly…

VRC in the News!

September 10, 2015

VRC Board members Scott Muller and Ryan McCall joined staff to talk with Local 22 & Local 44’s Alaina Pinto about River Cleanup Month, as…

Why Rivers Matter: We Want to Hear From You!

September 9, 2015

Early this summer, the Vermont River Conservancy started handing out postcards to friends and strangers alike, with the simple question: Why do rivers matter to…

Campsite Construction was a Success!

August 10, 2015

Thank you to the 16 volunteers who helped us build a campsite on the Connecticut River! With the help of these hard workers, we installed…

New Public Access to the Winooski River at Twinfield Union School

July 9, 2015

Traveling on Route 2 through Plainfield VT, paddlers, anglers and swimmers now have a safe path to access the Winooski River.  Just off of Nasmith…

The Lamoille River Has Two New Portage Routes in Johnson VT

July 9, 2015

As the Lamoille River meanders through Johnson, VT, two potentially dangerous waterfalls now have safe portage routes around them.  These are the first two on…

Pinch Rock Protected!

May 25, 2015

The Vermont River Conservancy, collaborating with the White River Partnership, recently protected public access to “Pinch Rock,” a treasured swimming hole and fishing spot on…

VRC Conserves Public Access to the “Wild & Scenic” Missisquoi River in North Troy

May 12, 2015

Thanks to a generous donation of land from Anne and Bruce McKay, a 2.4 acre property along the Missisquoi in North Troy, Vermont has been conserved…

VRC Welcomes Joe Acampora as Summer Intern

April 21, 2015

Welcome Joe Acampora – VRC’s summer 2015 Stewardship Intern.  Joe joins us with a background in real estate, along his path from Environmental Studies at…

VRC Partners with NH Land Trust to Conserve Farm & Islands

March 31, 2015

The Vermont River Conservancy was thrilled to partner with the Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust and landowner Richard Johnson to protect a farm on an island in…

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