About VRC

Welcome to The Vermont River Conservancy (VRC). Since 1995, working in cooperation with state and federal agencies, municipalities and other conservation organizations, VRC has completed over 70 projects around the state. Popular local swimming holes, breathtaking gorges and waterfalls, fishing and boating accesses, paddlers’ trails and meandering river corridors have all been protected for future generations to enjoy. lower-clarendon-gorge-misc-2-resized

Latest News

4th river corridor easement on the Wild Branch completed

“They don’t call it the Wild Branch for nothing” ... more »

Swimming made more accessible on the Williams River

Chester is nestled in the Green Mountains, ... more »

VRC’s River Gala on October 20th!

You are invited to the Vermont River Conservancy’s ... more »

Clean Water Week in Vermont!

The Vermont River Conservancy is all in for Vermont’s Clean ... more »

North Branch Cascades Trail Workday – Saturday, July 29th

North Branch Cascades Trail Workday Help ... more »

Keep Rainbow Rock open for all!

Help Protect Chester’s Favorite Swimming ... more »


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