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Dedicated to the conservation, maintenance, improvement and development and use of land, soil, water, trees, vegetation, fish and wildlife and other natural resources in Vermont, since 1983.

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NRCDS ARE FOR EVERYONE!
Natural Resource Conservation Districts (NRCDs) are non-regulatory entities that work with private landowners, farms, state and federal agencies, and other partner organizations to promote and implement conservation programs.

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NRCS – Soil Conservation 

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) presents a documentary on soil conservation pioneer Hugh Hammond Bennett, the history of our agency and the birth of the private lands conservation movement in the U.S.

Locate Your Conservation District!

Simply click on your district from the map below to be taken to your appropriate conservation website!

 

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Ottauquechee White River Rutland POULTNEY-METTOWEE Otter Creek Winooski Lamoille Caledonia Franklin Orleans Essex Grand Isle

 

About the Vermont Association of Conservation Districts (VACD)

The Vermont Association of Conservation Districts (VACD) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1983 formed to conduct educational, scientific, charitable work concerning conservation, maintenance, improvement and development and use of land, soil, water, trees, vegetation, fish and wildlife and other natural resources in Vermont. READ MORE…

  

What We Do

The Vermont Association of Conservation Districts (VACD) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1983 formed to conduct educational, scientific, charitable work concerning conservation, maintenance, improvement and development and use of land, soil, water, trees, vegetation, fish and wildlife and other natural resources in Vermont.

The voting members of the association are the 14 Natural Resource Conservation Districts (NRCDs) in the State of Vermont.  Conservation Districts were established in 1939 as under the Soil and Conservation Act # 246.  Please see the Conservation Districts page of this website for a complete listing of Districts and more information their programs.

April 10th, 1pm-4pm

No-Till Workshop: It’s more than the planter, but the planter is a good place to start! Sign up before April 3rd for this FREE workshop.

Contact Nanci McGuire to register: nanci.mcguire@vt.nacdnet.net

April 10th, 6pm-8pm

Pasture & Manure Management for Horses Workshop. Sign up before April 3rd for this FREE workshop.

Contact Nanci McGuire to register: nanci.mcguire@vt.nacdnet.net

WNRCD seeks participants for streamside riparian plantings

For Immediate Release June 19, 2018 Contact:  Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District (WNRCD)  (802) 288-8155 Ext 104, info@winooskinrcd.org WNRCD seeks participants for streamside riparian plantings Williston VT- The Winooski Natural Resource...

WNRCD Seeking Small Farms in Need of Nutrient Management Plans

Press Release For Immediate Release Date: June 19, 2018 Contact: Winooski Conservation District info@winooskinrcd.org, 802-228-2155 x104, www.winooskinrcd.org  WNRCD Seeking Small Farms in Need of Nutrient Management Plans Berlin/ Williston- The Winooski...

Winooski NRCD Announcing New Staff

Contact: Corrina Parnapy, District Manager, corrina@winooskinrcd.org Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District Winooski NRCD Announcing New Staff The Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District is pleased to announce two new dedicated staff...

Threat to Our Forests and Trees:  Emerald Ash Borer

News Release/ Commentary for Release Contact: Corrina Parnapy, District Manager Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District corrina@winooskinrcd.org Threat to Our Forests and Trees:  Emerald Ash Borer Recently in Orange County, VT the invasive beetle...

Invasive Japanese Knotweed 101

Press Release/ Commentary for Immediate Release Contact: Corrina Parnapy, District Manager Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District corrina@winooskinrcd.org Invasive Japanese Knotweed 101 Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica), which closely...

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