News & Events

Buttermilk Falls has been adopted!

June 20, 2013

Teaming up with local ski resort Okemo, the Black River Action Team (BRAT, a local volunteer-run watershed group) is making swimmer safety a priority at…

Viewpoints: VRC on the radio

May 23, 2013

What are you doing Sunday at 7 pm? Listen to VRC Director Steve Libby talk about protecting riverlands in Vermont : on Lynne Goodson’s show…

Sign up now for a work day on the Connecticut River!

April 17, 2013

Volunteers are needed to help the Vermont River Conservancy revitalize the windyhurst campsite, in Westmoreland, NH, on Saturday, May 4th. Join us for a work party where…

The Nops help conserve the Neshobe

March 6, 2013

Warren, William and John Nop jointly run a large dairy farm in Addison and Rutland counties.  And they are helping protect the Neshobe River’s natural…

Just Conserved: 6 acres on the Neshobe River

February 28, 2013

6 acres of the Dilts property was dramatically impacted by Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011, when the Neshobe River flooded these wooded  floodplain forests. This…

Canoeing the CT, with Willem Lange & VRC

February 12, 2013

Perfect viewing for a cold winter day!  Enjoy the balmy summer days floating down the Connecticut River with Vermont River Conservancy Board and staff, and…

Public Access x 2!

February 12, 2013

Watch this interview of VRC founder Stephan Syz, about the need to conserve public access to Vermont’s Rivers, on Senator Bill Doyle’s public access television…

VRC & VLT partner with landowners to create riparian buffers on the Lamoille River

February 7, 2013

We are partnering with the Vermont Land Trust and willing landowners to help increase riparian buffers along the Lamoille River. The former power company Central…

Recently conserved: 23 acres on the South Branch of the Trout River

February 4, 2013

For generations the Mercy’s have farmed along the banks of the South Branch of the Trout River.  However, the difficulty of managing crops alongside an actively…

52 acres of floodplains conserved on the Saxtons River

September 11, 2012

The Vermont River Conservancy worked with Silos and Camilla Roberts to protect over 52 acres of their floodplains.  The Roberts’ property is mostly hay fields…

Help us clean up Fiddlehead Island in the CT River

September 7, 2012

Volunteers are needed to help remove trash and construct campsite amenities on Fiddlehead Island in Monroe on Saturday, September 29, 2012 and Sunday, September 30,…

Enosburg Falls River Access Park conserved!

August 17, 2012

The Vermont River Conservancy (VRC) has successfully insured permanent public access to a key section of the Missisquoi River.  This week the River Conservancy closed…

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