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.

VT Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) facilitates, supports and encourages the growth and viability of agriculture in Vermont while protecting the working landscape, human health, animal health, plant health, consumers and the environment.

Brattleboro Office of Sustainability  Planning, supporting, and promoting sustainability and resilliency efforts in municipal operations and the Brattleboro communinty.

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). 

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.

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. 

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 To maintain and improve Montpelier's park system to meet the “green space” needs of present, and future, residents and visitors, as well as to plant and care for trees to enhance the environment and improve the quality of life and safety of the residents in Montpelier.

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.

VT DEC Lakes & Ponds Works to protect, maintain, enhance, and restore the health of Vermont lakes and the public uses that healthy lake ecosystems provide through outreach and education, monitoring and assessment, and regulatory programs. 

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.

NorthWoods Stewardship Center seeks to enhance understanding and appreciation of the role of the natural world, and to inspire direct and positive action in the restoration and conservation of our region’s natural resources. 

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.

Stowe Trails Partnership  A non profit on a mission to provide diverse recreational opportunities through a far-reaching, interconnected network of trails for residents and visitors to experience Stowe in an immersive and natural way.

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.

VT DEC Water Investment Division The Water Investment Division coordinates investment to all types of clean water and drinking water infrastructure in Vermont.

Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District Promoting the wise use, sustainable development, and conservation of our District’s natural resources.