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Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Recruiting for a Wood Energy Coordinator

The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR) would like to announce that we are currently recruiting for a Wood Energy Coordinator (3 year limited service), which will be housed within the Wood Products Utilization and Markets Program and located in Montpelier. Starting salary is $46,800 with full […]

ACTION ALERT: Your Community in Vermont

Community members from across Vermont will come together on Wednesday June 7th to tell Gov. Phil Scott to stop holding the budget – and Vermont – hostage. The state budget invests in creating more affordable housing, increasing access to child care, maintaining the Vermont state colleges, protecting clean water, and giving more resources to mental […]

Green Mountain Power Teams Up with Freedom Nissan to give customers $10,000 off Leaf purchases

Reduce emissions and lower your transportation costs with 2017 Nissan Leaf

Green Mountain Power (GMP) customers who bring their energy statements and a special code to Freedom Nissan in South Burlington now through September 30 will get $10,000 off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of a 2017 Nissan Leaf. The newly dubbed “Leaf Power […]

United States Climate Alliance

The Republican governors of Vermont and Massachusetts have come out in support of the Paris Climate Agreement (PCA), joining governors of a growing number of other states.

On June 1, only a short time after President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the PCA, several states started taking a stand in […]

Vermont Delegation Announces $3 million in AmeriCorps Funding

Vermont’s congressional delegation announced Thursday that Vermont has received $3 million in AmeriCorps funding.

In a joint statement, Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) said, “AmeriCorps continues to make an enormous impact on the lives of people in Vermont and throughout the United States. We are pleased these […]

VNRC Statement on U.S. Climate Accord Retraction

Shortsighted Decision Puts Onus and Opportunities on States to Act

Yesterday’s announcement by President Donald Trump to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement is a deeply shortsighted move.

“This decision not only fails to protect vulnerable people and future generations but it leaves the greatest economic development opportunity this world has ever […]

Vermont’s Environment and Trump ?

Join the Vermont Sierra Club at an information and action forum about the Trump administration’s environmental agenda. This event’s lead sponsor is the grassroots community group, DOVE-Defending Our Vermont Environment.

When: Tuesday, June 6th, 7:00 pm, Where: Unitarian Church, 130 Main Street, Montpelier (across from the Kellogg-Hubbard Library) RSVP: Let us know if you are […]

SolarFest 2017 Summer Festival Postponed

note from SolarFest:

It is with deep regret that we must inform you of our decision to postpone SolarFest’s annual festival until July 2018. In short, SolarFest faces considerable financial constraints. Last year we were able to reduce expenses but had to rely heavily on underwriting from just a few members of the SolarFest community […]

Clean Energy Employment opportunities in Vermont

Looking to be one of the 17,500+ clean energy employees in the state of Vermont? Here’s a list of current opportunities:

Avangrid | Wind Plant Technician Building Energy | Solar Installer Burlington Electric Department | Engineering Technician Catamount Solar | Residential Solar Sales Associate Catamount Solar | PV Commercial Project Manager Encore Renewable Energy | […]

Tax Reform and Climate Action:

Starting the Conversation

By Dana Drugmand

On yet another record-breaking warm day in April, a group of Vermonters gathered on the lawn in front of Capstone Community Action in Barre, many holding signs that read “Tax Reform and Climate Action.” Representative Johannah Leddy Donovan of Burlington stepped up to the podium and began a statewide […]