The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) has been our nation’s most successful conservation and recreation program for 54 years, now permanently reauthorized by Congress after a nationwide advocacy effort. LWCF has invested funds in every state and nearly every county of the U.S. – creating opportunities for Americans to play outside at their local […]
The Trump Administration’s Forest Service has proposed a sweeping new rule to strip environmental review on proposed Forest Service activities on our national forests. Estimates are that as many as 90% of Forest Service decisions could now be fast-tracked and not subject to meaningful environmental review. The proposed changes to the Forest Service’s implementation of […]
You’ve likely seen young people across the planet rising up this past year, unifying students and adults alike across the world around the consequences of a dramatically warming – and weirding – world. These climate strikes have been inspired in part by 16-year-old Swedish student, Greta Thunberg, and led by a network of young organizers. For […]
The Vermont legislature overwhelmingly passed legislation to hold toxic polluters accountable (S.37), and the bill is now awaiting Governor Scott’s signature. Governor Scott has expressed concerns about this bill’s potential impact on corporations. Please take a moment to tell the Governor to put Vermonters first and sign S.37!
VCV is joining the national League of Conservation Voters and other state partners across the country to launch Clean Energy For All – a grassroots campaign to advance clean energy solutions and get us closer to 100% clean energy by 2050. To make this work count, we need you with us. Clean Energy For All starts […]
We can’t afford NOT to act on climate change. And we can’t do it alone. This session, ask your lawmakers what they plan to do about climate change in the 2019 Legislative Session. Contact your legislator by clicking here. Plus, check out our video about how climate change will affect our kids, which won […]
Call on your Representatives to support legislation (S.197) to give Vermonters better legal tools to protect themselves if they’ve been impacted by toxic contamination, like the PFOA contamination in Bennington!
Growing corn for ethanol has already caused the destruction of huge swaths of prairie grassland habitat that vulnerable monarchs depend on for survival. As currently written, the law calls for increasing amounts of biofuels made from soybeans and other crops, threatening even more habitat loss.
Now more than ever, we need companies to step up and tackle toxic chemicals. Will you send a message to America’s top retailers about enacting common-sense policies to safeguard families from toxic chemicals?
We can’t afford to put off protecting our children and all Vermonters from toxic chemicals for another year. We need Vermont legislators to swiftly pass S.103 – a bill that will take important steps to better protect Vermont families from toxic chemicals.