ECO AmeriCorps Program Completes Successful First Year
Announcements / Progress

ECO AmeriCorps Program Completes Successful First Year

Eleven months ago a group of 18 individuals came to Vermont to participate in the inaugural year of the Environmental and Career Opportunities, ECO, AmeriCorps program. This service corps was created by the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation with a grant from the Corporation of National and Community Service to help implement strategies to protect … Continue reading

Tree Planting for Resilience
Announcements / Progress

Tree Planting for Resilience

The weather couldn’t have been better for a day of tree planting. With the sun shining and the temperature in the mid-60s a group of ECO AmeriCorps members, the Windham County Natural Resources Conservation District, Rockingham Conservation Commission, Saxtons River Permaculture Project, Bellows Falls Union High School, the Southeastern Vermont Watershed Alliance and local volunteers … Continue reading

Mayor’s Day of Recognition for National Service
Announcements

Mayor’s Day of Recognition for National Service

On Monday April 4th and Tuesday April 5th AmeriCorps members participated in Mayor’s Recognition Day of National Service in Burlington, St. Albans, and Montpelier. AmeriCorps members met with Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger, St. Albans Mayor Liz Gamache, Montpelier Mayor John Hollar, and Barre Mayor Thom Lauzon. AmeriCorps members serving in Montpelier spent Tuesday morning at … Continue reading