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All Vermonters have a role in keeping our different water resources drinkable, fishable, and swimmable. Learn more below about different ways you can get involved from volunteering to advocacy!

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Volunteer Opportunities

Watersheds United Vermont Watersheds United Vermont Watersheds United Vermont (WUV) is a state-wide network of local groups dedicated to the health of their home watersheds. Our mission is to empower community-based watershed groups in all parts of the state to protect and restore Vermont’s waters. You can find your local watershed group and volunteer for river cleanups or water quality monitoring! List of Vermont Watershed Groups View September River Cleanups Volunteer Opportunity Chittenden County Stream Team The Chittenden County Stream Team is a part of Rethink Runoff, an outreach and education program working to raise awareness about the harmful impacts of stormwater runoff and provide resources to Chittenden County residents to help keep Lake Champlain clean. You will learn how to take water samples, participate in river cleanups, restore streams or work with green stormwater technology. Get Involved


There are advocacy groups throughout Vermont working diligently on securing clean water for communities. These advocacy groups can operate at the local, regional or even state level. Each offers new and unique ways to get involved in keeping Vermont waterways clean. A local river clean up, a volunteering in a watershed office, supporting by donation, attend a watershed event - find what works for you. Get involved below: Vermont Conservation Voters The Nature Conservancy Vermont Natural Resources Council Conservation Law Foundation Lake Champlain Commitee Lake Champlain International