• Last fish passage barrier removed on Rochester’s Wing Brook

    Construction has started to remove the last barrier to fish passage on Wing Brook in Rochester: the stream-crossing culvert at Wing Farm Road. The Wing Farm Road culvert is located near the mouth of Wing Brook, and is one of only three stream-crossing structures on the stream. Until recently all three structures were under-sized, making […]

  • Upcoming events

    Sunday, August 12 at 2pm: Tour the Upper & Lower Eaton Dams on the First Branch of the White River The WRP is working with local engineering firm Ripple Natural Resources and 2 private landowners to design the removal of the Upper Eaton & Lower Eaton Dams on the First Branch of the White River […]

  • Floodplain project benefits Gaysville

    The White River Partnership (WRP) has conserved 9 acres of active floodplain along 1,780 feet of the White River in Gaysville in partnership with the Vermont River Conservancy, Vermont River Management Program, High Meadows Fund, and a private landowner. Gaysville is a small village located in the town of Stockbridge. Consisting of a cluster of […]

  • Second Sunday Events

    The WRP is coordinating our second annual Second Sunday Events series in 2018. Starting on Sunday, May 13 and running through Sunday, September 9 individuals and groups have 5 opportunities to get involved in the WRP’s work to keep the White River clean and accessible! All events start at 2pm; are held rain or shine; and […]

  • 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 “deadbeat” dams have been abandoned and most have fallen into disrepair. However many of these dams still span the river channels they […]