News and Events

CSP/CSP-Assist Info Session

On April 6, 2023, our District co-hosted an info session on the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) and the new state funded CSP Assist program.

Key Takeaways:

Agroforestry Presentations with Juan Alvez

In April 2023, our District co-hosted a mini series with the Franklin County NRCD and the VT Healthy Soils Coalition featuring Juan Alvez, Agroforestry Specialist at University of Vermont Extension. 

Watch his presentations here:

Presenting:  Whitman Brook, at the White River Indie Film Festival

On Sunday, March 26th at noon, come to the Briggs Opera House in downtown White River Junction to the White River Indie Film Festival to view the film, Whitman Brook.  

Whitman Brook Orchard is an oasis which stands ready to receive, unfolding its lessons season by season. This film is about the pacing of life and the close observation of our natural environment. It's about land stewardship as well as a tribute to a love lost and a place rejuvenated. Hailing from Norwich, VT, director Ben Silberfarb was named New Hampshire Filmmaker of the year at this year's New Hampshire Film Festival.  Presented by White River Natural Resources Conservation District.

View Testimony to the Senate Agriculture Committee on Payment for Ecosystem Services

On February 21, 2023 our District Manager testified to the Senate and House Agriculture Committees as part of the Small Farm Advocacy Days, presenting the results of our series of farmer focus groups on payment for ecosystem services.   The focus groups discussion included, but was not limited to, the perceived ecosystem services farms can offer, strengths and weaknesses of existing PES programs, and suggestions for and considerations around PES program design.  View full group presentation starting at 34:00 minutes.

Petitions for District Supervisor seats now available!

Supervisors for the Conservation District board will be elected for a term of five (5) years beginning January 1, 2023.  The Board meets monthly and supervisors are paid a stipend of $50 per meeting, plus eligible expenses.  The deadline for submitting nominating petitions to your local Conservation District office is February 7, 2023.  Elections will be held on February 14, 2023. 

WRNRCD Supervisor Election 2023

Basin 14 Tactical Basin Plan

In 2019, the Tactical Basin plan for Basin 14 (pictured left) was updated to reflect the current status and goals of the basin.  

Click here to read the basin plan and learn more!

Legal Notices

Legal Notice WRNRCD Election 2023.docx