• Removing dams on the White River

    There are over 1,000 dams located on Vermont’s rivers and streams that serve no useful purpose: originally built to provide a source of power for manufacturing and other private and public uses, these dams have been abandoned and most have fallen into disrepair. However many of these dams still span the river channels they were […]

  • Upcoming events

    Sunday, May 13: Second Sunday tree planting We’re planting 3,500 native trees along the White River this spring and we need your help! Join us on Sunday, May 13 from 2:00-4:00pm at the Kingsbury Covered Bridge in Randolph (Kingsbury Road, Randolph). Dress to get dirty in long pants and close-toed shoes; we’ll provide gloves, shovels, […]

  • Floodplains conserved in Hancock, Stockbridge

    The White River Partnership (WRP), Vermont River Conservancy (VRC), Vermont River Management Program, and 4 private landowners have conserved 41 acres of floodplain along the White River in Hancock and Stockbridge. The 14.2-acre Hancock project site is located just upstream of Hancock village, and just downstream of a 15.4-acre floodplain conserved in 2016.  Tropical Storm […]

  • Monitoring White River crayfish

    Crayfish capture people’s attention: they are abundant, yet secretive and somewhat elusive, and just the right amount of scary to pick up. For all of these reasons, they have been a staple of the White River Partnership’s watershed education program since its inception in 2010. Through the WRP crayfish unit, students and teachers learn about […]