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

 

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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.

Partnership Focuses on Helping Farmers Meet Required Ag Practices

Vermont's Ag Water Quality Partnership 2nd Annual Meeting Partnership Focuses on Helping Farmers Meet Required Ag Practices February 9, 2018—Nearly 200 conservation professionals representing 27 Vermont state, federal, and local agencies, the University of Vermont,...
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Local farmers complete Nutrient Management Plans

PRESS RELEASE: Local farmers complete Nutrient Management Plans FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jeannie Bartlett District Manager Franklin County Natural Resources Conservation District 802-528-4176 jeanne.bartlett@vt.nacdnet.net   St. Albans – Between...
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PLEIN AIR EXHIBIT – Waters of Life: Farms and Waters Art

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sarah Damsell Contact Title: District Manager Organization: Orleans County Natural Resource Conservation District (OCNRCD) Phone Number:802-334-6090 x7008 Email Address: sarah.damsell@vt.nacdnet.net Title: PLEIN AIR EXHIBIT -...
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Setting the Table for Songbirds

by guest author Bridget Butler, "the Bird Diva." As a light blanket of snow covers the ground and I watch chickadees and finches at my feeders, I think about how I can continue to add more food sources to my backyard. And not just by adding feeders, but by adding...
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Acknowledging Coventry for effectively addressing stormwater related runoff

Acknowledging Coventry for effectively addressing stormwater related runoff For Immediate Release Contact Sarah Damsell, Distict Manager, Orleans County NRCD The Town of Coventry recently completed a town-wide road erosion inventory and capital budget project plan...
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