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  • Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District October 10, 2017For Immediate Release, October 9, 2017Contact: Corrina Parnapy, District ManagerWinooski Natural Resources Conservation District(802) 778-3178 – info@winooskinrcd.orgRE:  Brook Trout and CulvertsWith the changes of the seasons, our forests are filled with vibrant colors.  Our important trees are not the only colors to see this time of year; our native brook […]

  • September 14, 2017This week the Franklin County Conservation District released nature guides created with help from Richford and St. Albans day campers. Campers contributed their observations of the natural world on nature walks led at the camps by the Conservation District. Each guide features drawings of over 30 species of local plants and animals observed […]

  • 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 […]