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  • Feeding the World, Nurturing Our Communities August 8, 2017Media Advisory August 13th – 15thFor more information contact:Luke Rackers, Communications Coordinator, Vermont Association of Conservation Districts (VACD), 303-952-0268Background: Conservation professionals from 12 states plus the District of Columbia will convene in Burlington, VT to participate in networking, program presentations, policy dialogue, and conservation tours during […]

  • Vermont’s Natural Resources Conservation Districts are helping loggers and other forestry professionals do their part to protect water quality by increasing the availability of portable skidder bridges for rent June 2, 2017Waitsfield, VT, June 2, 2017: A portable skidder bridge consists of three 4 x 20 foot wooden panels, which are easily transported and placed […]

  • Funding from the Vermont DEC helps landowners improve water quality by planting riparian buffers through Trees for Streams program May 26, 2017Waitsfield, VT, May 26, 2017: This spring, Vermont’s Natural Resources Conservation Districts (NRCDs) have planted trees on over 20 acres of buffers on streambanks and shorelines throughout the state to help protect water quality […]