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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…

Stretch of Lewis Creek Conserved in North Ferrisburgh

March 3, 2015

The Vermont River Conservancy worked with landowner Clark Hinsdale at the end of December in 2014, to protect a reach of Lewis Creek that includes…

Floodplain between Lamoille River and Goose Pond Conserved!

February 9, 2015

The Vermont River Conservancy and Flora & Tim Hurteau of Fairfax teamed up to establish a River Corridor Easement on 23.7 acres of the Hurteau’s…

VRC Protects Village and Fishing on the Dog River

January 19, 2015

The Vermont River Conservancy and Joseph and Deborah Zuaro of Northfield recently worked together to establish a River Corridor Easement on 8.7 acres of the…

Happy New Year from VRC!

January 7, 2015

We at VRC wish you all a happy new year! We look forward to working with our communities to continue to protect Vermont’s rivers in…

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