Current Host Organizations

ECO members serve all around the state with non-profits and municipalities. Below is a list of our current host organizations, links to their websites, and their missions. 

Addison County Regional Planning Commission The mission of ACRPC is to provide a forum for municipalities to discuss and resolve mutual concerns, to provide assistance to municipalities with the planning process and information gathering, to develop a regional plan, and to be a central repository of planning information.

Addison County Solid Waste Management District The purpose of the District is to promote waste reduction, maximize diversion of wastes through reuse, recycling and composting, and to provide for the disposal of remaining wastes. 

BattenKill Watershed Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area We are a collaboration between land owners and land managers with a mission to manage and raise awareness about invasive species in the Batten Kill Watershed.

Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District CVSWMD provides leadership, education, and services for residents and businesses in reducing and managing their solid waste in order to protect public health and the environment to the greatest extent feasible.

VT DEC Clean Water Initiative Program The Clean Water Initiative Program (CWIP) funds, tracks, and reports on priority projects to restore Vermont’s waters, and communicates progress toward meeting water quality restoration targets outlined in the Total Maximum Daily Loads (or TMDLs). 

VT Fish and Wildlife Department the conservation of fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the people of Vermont

Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative to serve the northeast temperate forest region through improved understanding of long-term trends, annual conditions, and interdisciplinary relationships of the physical, chemical, and biological components of forested ecosystems. 

Franklin County Natural Resources Conservation District We assist farmers, landowners, and the community of Franklin County, VT with resource conservation projects, education, and public information. Our efforts to conserve and protect our soil and water resources will enhance our community and county.

Friends of Northern Lake Champlain Friends of Northern Lake Champlain is a non-profit organization that acts to clean the waters of northern Lake Champlain and it’s watershed by working collaboratively with citizens, businesses, farmers and government to reduce land-use pollution.

Lake Champlain Committee The Lake Champlain Committee is dedicated to protecting Lake Champlain’s environmental integrity and recreational resources for this and future generations through science-based advocacy, education and collaborative action. 

Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center To encourage and celebrate the responsible use and long term stewardship of Lake Champlain by fostering educational and recreational opportunities for all members of our community.

Lamoille Solid Waste Management District The mission of the Lamoille Regional Solid Waste Management District is to reduce the quantity and toxicity of the trash generated and going to the landfill while maintaining or improving overall environmental quality (air, water, and soil), treating customers and employees with respect and operating within a balanced budget.

Middlebury Area Land Trust Working with our community to conserve natural and productive landscapes, and to enhance scenic, recreational, and educational opportunities.

Missisquoi River Basin Association To restore and maintain the ecological integrity of the Missisquoi River system...

Montpelier Parks, Trees & Conservation Care for and improve the health of downtown trees and street trees, and other trees under the care of the city of Montpelier, under general direction from the Director of Parks and Trees, and the Parks and Trees Supervisor

VT DEC Monitoring, Assessment & Planning Program MAPP measures water quality indicators and evaluates these indicators in light of applicable standards or thresholds. MAPP also conducts water quality modeling, oversees water quality remediation planning for regulated entities, and maintains a comprehensive water quality database representing Vermont’s surface waters.

Northwest Regional Planning Commission NRPC provides leadership and technical expertise to encourage cooperative planning within and among the region’s communities and area-wide interests.

Rich Earth Institute A world with clean water and fertile soil achieved by reclaiming the nutrients from our bodies as elements in a life sustaining cycle.

Vermont Center for Ecostudies The Vermont Center for Ecostudies promotes wildlife conservation across the Americas using the combined strength of scientific research and citizen engagement.

Vermont Land Trust Current and future generations are deeply connected to the land and benefit from its deliberate protection and responsible stewardship.

Vermont Forest, Parks & Recreation The Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation practices and encourages high quality stewardship of Vermont’s forested landscape and outdoor recreation.