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Coaliition of Vermont Lakes, Inc. (TCVL)  [Hover for more info]

Contributes to the protection, restoration and enhancement of all lake and pond resources of 5,000 acres or less, contributing water sources and adjoining shorelines in the State of Vermont. Bill Steinmetz, President, 802-645-9181.

Composting Association of Vermont [Hover for more info]

Promotes the production and use of compost through practices that improve soil and plant health, conserve water, improve water quality, reduce erosion, lessen landfill burden, and decrease the use of fertilizers and pesticides.
Pat Sagui, Director, 802-744-2345.

Conservation Law Foundation [Hover for more info]

Conducts legal, legislative, and grassroots advocacy to protect and restore Lake Champlain and its watershed. Montpelier Advocacy Center,15 East State St. #4, Montpelier, VT 05602, 802-223-5992.

Includes 42 lake and pond associations, individuals and businesses throughout the state of Vermont. Promotes environmental programs that protect and enhance the quality of Vermont lakes and ponds and their contributing watersheds.
Jackie Sprague, President

Intervale Conservation Nursery [Hover for more info]

Grows over 30 species of native, locally-sourced trees and shrubs for conservation projects throughout Vermont.
Mike Ingalls, Nursery Manager, 802-660-0440 x 114, 802-999-1725.

Lake Champlain Committee [Hover for more info]

A bi-state watershed organization that works with citizens, businesses, farmers, communities, and governments to protect and restore the health of Lake Champlain and ensure its accessibility.
Lori Fisher, Executive Director, 802-658-1414.  

Lake Champlain Sea Grant [Hover for more info]

Sponsors youth education through the Watershed Alliance.
Erin De Vries, Outreach and Education Coordinator.
Rebecca "Becky” Tharp, Green Infrastructure Collaborative Coordinator, and Kristine Stepenuck, Extension Leader.

NorthWoods Stewardship Center [Hover for more info]

A non-profit educational, research and conservation service organization serving the communities of northern Vermont and New Hampshire since 1989.
Ross Stevens, Director Conservation Services, 802-723-6551 x117.

Passumpsic Valley Land Trust [Hover for more info]
Focuses its conservation efforts exclusively on the Passumpsic River watershed.

The Nature Conservancy in Vermont  [Hover for more info]

A membership-supported nonprofit conservation organization that has worked since 1960 to conserve lands and waters in Vermont to benefit people and nature.
Jon Binhammer, Protection Director, 802-229-4425.

Northern Forest Canoe Trail [Hover for more info] 

Longest water trail in the nation, connects rivers and lakes from the Adirondacks to Maine’s Allagash Wilderness Waterway. Vermont water bodies include the Missisquoi, Clyde, Nulhegan and Connecticut rivers and Lake Champlain and Lake Memphremagog. Facebook
Karrie Thomas, Executive Director
Sandy Tarburton, Membership and Communications Director

Toxics Action Center [Hover for more info]

Since 1987,organizers have worked with more than 725 communities across New England on issues where environmental pollution threatens our health. Facebook.
Shaina Kasper, Community Organizer, 802-223-4099.

Vermont EPSCoR [Hover for more info]

Supports improvements to the state’s research infrastructure.
Dr. Judith VanHouten, VT EPSCoR Director
Lindsay Wieland,  VT EPSCoR CWDD Director, 802-654-3272.

Vermont Land Trust [Hover for more info]

A nonprofit member-supported land conservation organization operating five regional offices throughout the state.
Siobhan Smith, VP for Conservation, 8 Bailey Avenue, Montpelier, VT 05602, 802-262-1217, or contact regional staff

Vermont Natural Resources Council [Hover for more info]

VNRC’s Water Program protects, restores and enhances of Vermont’s water resources. Facebook.
Kim Greenwood, Water Program Director, Water Caucus Organizer, WUV Steering Committee Member

Active in promoting river stewardship and access to paddling resources for over 35 years. Boaters are a valuable resource to WUV in locating and identifying riparian protection, access, clean up and restoration projects.
Ryan McCall, President.

Vermont River Conservancy [Hover for more info]

A statewide, water-focused, nonprofit land trust that protects popular swimming holes, breathtaking gorges, magnificent waterfalls, fishing and boating accesses, paddlers’ trails, wildlife corridors, watersheds.
Steve Libby, Executive Director
Lydia Menendez, Assistant Director and WUV Steering Committee Member

Vermont Rural Water Association [Hover for more info]

Since 1982, VRWA has provided training, onsite technical assistance, and source protection planning to public drinking water and wastewater systems throughout the state.
Liz Royer, Source Protection Specialist.

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps [Hover for more info]

Hires young people to complete much needed conservation and natural resources projects around the state of Vermont. 
Daniel Schmidt, Watershed Partnership Manager, 1949 E. Main St. Richmond, VT 05477, 802-434-3969 x133.

Vermont Outdoor Guide Association [Hover for more info]

VOGA is a nonprofit, membership driven organization providing support and promotion for outdoor recreation and travel businesses.
Graydon B. Stevens,  Executive Director, info@voga.org, 802-425-6211

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