Posted February 4, 2016 7:30 am by Comments

By Vanessa Torres

Assoc. of Vt Conservation Commissions Gathers ‘Conservation Success Stories'
Assoc. of Vt Conservation Commissions Gathers ‘Conservation Success Stories’
Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department
Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department

Vermont -( In an era of forest fragmentation, declining species, and rising global temperatures, it can be difficult to remain hopeful about the future of the environment.

But the Association of Vermont Conservation Commissions (AVCC) is looking to show that Vermont’s grassroots conservation efforts are great examples of conservation success.

The association is compiling Conservation Success Stories on their website,, in an effort to demonstrate what works in conservation. The stories include everything from streambank restoration projects to education programs that connect kids with nature.

Jens Hilke, a conservation planning biologist for the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, serves on the AVCC’s board. According to Hilke, the board is hoping these success stories will serve as promising examples for others to follow.

“Amazing conservation work is happening at the local level in Vermont,” said Hilke. “We’re asking local conservation groups to share your stories to build on this work and serve as a resource for other groups working on similar issues. We want to know who you partnered with, what your challenges were, and what was critical to your …Read the Rest

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