DO NOT SWIM! Vermont waters are currently unsafe. Due to significant rain and flooding in most of Vermont on July 10th, with rains continuing on July 11th, currents are very strong. Also, most rivers are filled with debris, effluent, chemicals, fertilizers, etc. and are unsafe for swimming.



Confluence Park Conceptual Designs

January 10, 2019

The Vermont River Conservancy presented 3 Conceptual Designs for the Confluence River Park to the Montpelier City Council on January 9, 2019. Thank you for…

VRC Announces Request for Proposals for Confluence River Park

September 26, 2018

The Vermont River Conservancy announces a Request for Proposals for a Feasibility Study and Conceptual Design for Montpelier’s Confluence River Park. VRC will be accepting…

VRC Welcomes Summer Stewardship Intern

June 13, 2018

VRC is happy to welcome Summer Stewardship Intern Eva Ryan to join the team and help monitor our protected sites during the summer months of…

Scott C Devlin Memorial Campsite Restoration Project

May 25, 2018

VRC Receives EPA Grant to Restore Floodplain

April 27, 2018

VRC is in line to receive a $200,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfields Program to restore a 12-acre parcel along the Whetstone Brook…

VRC Works With Partners to Protect Land Along the White River

April 3, 2018

–Below is an excerpt from an original blog post by the White River Partnership found here The Vermont River Conservancy recently partnered with the White River…

Help us protect Huntington Gorge today!

March 1, 2018

Vermont River Conservancy and the Richmond Land Trust have a rare opportunity to conserve the historic and scenic Huntington Gorge.  These special 3.3 acres include…

North Branch Cascades Trail Stormwater Assessment Completed

December 1, 2017

A stormwater reduction plan has been developed for an abandoned section of the Vermont Rt 12 road bed in Worcester and Elmore. Engineering firm Malone…

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…

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