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Conservation Overview

Click here for a general overview of conservation practices, learn about watersheds, and discover ways you can contribute to conservation efforts.

Forestry Facts for Private Landowners

With private landowners controlling 80% of Vermont’s forest land (http://www.vermontwoodlands.org/forestry-facts.asp) it is important for conservation districts and landowners to work together to protect and preserve Vermont’s landscape.  Natural Resources Conservation Districts (NRCDs) around the state offer programs and resources for landowners to help encourage conservation efforts.

DAM REMOVAL RECONNECTS 22-MILES OF STREAM

In August 2021, the Johnsons Mill Dam was removed from the Bogue Branch in Bakersfield, VT. The project was managed from start to finish by the Franklin County Natural Resources Conservation District. This project was designed to restore natural stream flow and...

FARMS UNITE TO SHARE RESOURCES THAT FUEL INNOVATION

Photo: Veinhuis Euroject 3000 manure injector in Pawlet, Vermont Mettowee Valley Equipment Cooperative, Pilot Project in Pawlet  The Mettowee Valley, like much of southwest Vermont, is still comprised mostly of small family farms.  This year, several farms...