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4th river corridor easement on the Wild Branch completed

October 9, 2017

“They don’t call it the Wild Branch for nothing” say the landowners living along its banks in Wolcott.  Historic straightening and channeling have tried to…

Swimming made more accessible on the Williams River

October 3, 2017

Chester is nestled in the Green Mountains, and a small pull-off on the Green Mountain Turnpike just a mile from the Village Center will lead…

Clean Water Week in Vermont!

August 22, 2017

The Vermont River Conservancy is all in for Vermont’s Clean Water Week, August 21st – 26th 2017! We are proud to be sponsors of this event….

North Branch Cascades Trail Workday – Saturday, July 29th

July 11, 2017

North Branch Cascades Trail Workday Help begin construction of a new recreational asset along the North Branch of the Winooski! This trail will serve a…

Keep Rainbow Rock open for all!

July 10, 2017

Help Protect Chester’s Favorite Swimming Hole: Rainbow Rock     The Vermont River Conservancy seeks your support to protect public access to this community treasure—a beautiful…

Kingsbury Branch Public Access

June 20, 2017

Enjoy paddling the tranquil Kingsbury Branch this summer, using the public access off Coburn Rd in East Montpelier.  Exploring the river from your own canoe…

VRC’s Newest Site Steward Volunteer

June 1, 2017

Vermont River Conservancy would not be where it is today without the dedication and commitment of the communities we work in, especially, local volunteers.  we…

Nulhegan Confluence Hut and Trails

May 25, 2017

The Vermont River Conservancy has recently conserved several properties at the confluence of the Nulhegan River and its East Branch in in Vermont’s Northeasrt Kingdom…

Tell Us About Your Canoe!

April 13, 2017

We want to hear from you! Check out this short National Geographic movie, The Canoe.  The Vermont River Conservancy wants to hear about your canoe. Send us…

Nulhegan Hut – May Workdays

April 12, 2017

Help finish the Nulhegan Hut! This 14×16 timber framed structure, built by students and volunteers in the fall, is designed to be a base for…

You Can Become a Sustaining Donor!

March 23, 2017

Did you know that the Vermont River Conservancy has a Monthly Giving Club? Recurring gifts make a difference in VRC’s work to protect special lands along…

Paddler Trails

December 25, 2016

The Vermont River Conservancy is actively working to develop, in partnership with other organizations around the state, paddlers’ trails for our rivers. Here are some…

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