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About Rutland Natural Resources Conservation District (RNRCD)

A Conservation District is a political subdivision of the State of Vermont, as designated by legislation in 1939, to cooperate with farmers, other landowners, organizations and state and federal agencies to encourage and assist in the conservation of natural resources throughout the State.

The Rutland District was established in 1968. It includes the sixteen towns in the eastern part of Rutland County and Rutland City.

Mission Statement

The Rutland Natural Resources Conservation District is committed to fostering an awareness of the link between stewardship of the natural environment and the agricultural community as well as other landowners, and encouraging and supporting efforts with partners, in meeting the need for natural resource conservation. 

Upcoming Events

SPRING 2023 Tree Sale Information and Order Form (click on the links below)

RNRCD 2023 TREE SALE Information Updated 3-27-23

RNRCD 2023 Tree Sale Order Form Updated 3-27-23


RNRCD Board Meeting Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. at USDA Service Center in Rutland


RNRCD Press Releases

Cold River Floodplain Restoration

Stormwater Best Management Practice Final Design

West Seminary Street Stormwater BMP Press Release June 13, 2022

City of Rutland Phosphorus Control Plan

LCBP Enhanced BMP City of Rutland PRESS RELEASE

Stormwater Master Planning for the Town of Proctor

LCBP Clean Water Funding Town of Proctor PRESS RELEASE 9-27-2022

Nanci McGuire, District Manager
170 S Main St, Ste 4
Rutland, VT 05701
(802)-775-8034 ext.117

Programs and Services

Meet the Team