December 2016 E-newsletter

To view the VEC December 2016 e-newsletter please click here. Topics include: new members, membership renewal reminders, calendar of events, VEC projects, and more! Read more »

VEC blog posts updated

VEC Monthly News Blog July 2016: EPA Releases Final Phosphorus Limits for Vermont Segments of Lake Champlain. View here. VEC Monthly News Blog June 2016: Why it Makes Sense to Conduct a Phase I ESA Before Leasing Commercial Property. View here. VEC Monthly News Blog: May 2016: VEC Members Collaborate To Support Disaster Resilience. View here.  Read more »

The 5th Annual Water Quality Conference open for registration

The Vermont Environmental Consortium and Vermont Technical College (VTC) are excited to announce registration is open for the 5th Annual Water Quality Conference. The conference will be held June 8, 2016 at VT Technical College in Randolph, VT. Vermont faces numerous water quality challenges attributable to human activity. Wastewater management, storm water runoff from impervious More Info » Read more »

VEC Presents Career Panel at UVM, where will the next one be?

The Vermont Environmental Consortium (VEC) recently presented a panel discussion for University of Vermont students on opportunities in environmental careers for all potential majors and degree programs. The first of these discussions was hosted by UVM in the UVM Career + Experience Hub in Burlington. VEC has designed and is offering these panel discussions free of More Info » Read more »

Sponsorship open for 5th Annual Water Quality Conference

Vermont faces numerous water quality challenges attributable to human activity. Wastewater management, stormwater runoff from impervious surface associated with roads, homes and businesses, drainage from farm fields and logging roads, and historic hydrologic modification of our streams and rivers all impact current surface water conditions. Act 64, Vermont’s 2015 Clean Water Act, validated that healthy More Info » Read more »

new VEC Monthly News Blog

Read the new VEC Monthly News Blog here to find out about the upcoming Water Quality Conference, about our new board of directors and members, future environmental career panel discussions, and more! Read the January blog here. Read more »

December E-news

Check out our December e-newsletter with important information about membership for 2016 and upcoming events like our December 17 Holiday Party/Annual Meeting at Local 64 and our February Legislative Breakfast at the Statehouse! http://conta.cc/1OCFLB2 Read more »

Legislative Breakfast February 2016

The VEC is holding its Annual Legislative Breakfast on 2/5/16 to help kick off the conversation about green jobs and the environmental business sector during the legislative session. We hope you can join us at the State House Cafeteria in Montpelier, VT from 7:45AM to 9:30AM. The event is free to those who attend.  Sponsor this event today for $100! Read more »

Event: A New Way of Seeing the Landscape Dec. 8, 2015

Save the date! A New Way of Seeing the Landscape: Tools for Helping Engineers and Licensed Designers Develop with Natural Resources In Mind December 8th, 2015 9:00am-1:00pm Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier Approved for 2 non-soil credits for licensed designers Register here: www.eventbrite.com/e/a-new-way-of-seeing-the-landscape-tickets-19301038927 About the course Civil engineers and licensed designers are key players in land More Info » Read more »

VEC Annual Meeting & Holiday Party

Please join us for the VEC Holiday Party & Annual Meeting being held on Thursday, December 17th, 2015 at Local64 from 5-7pm! We will be electing our board of directors, providing an update on VEC business, and enjoying refreshments and networking with members! Please RSVP to info@vectogether.org or call 802-747-7900. Local64 43 State Street, Second Floor West More Info » Read more »

VEC to hold 2015 Legislative Breakfast

The VEC is holding its Annual Legislative Breakfast to help kick off the conversation about green jobs and the environmental business sector during the legislative session. Join us at the State House Cafeteria on Tuesday February 10, 2015 from 7:45AM to 9:30AM. The event is free to those who attend.  Read more »

VEC Welcomes New Board Members

The VEC would like to welcome New Board Members: Jared Duval, Vermont Department of Economic Development Martha Roy, The Verterre Group/Subterra Locating Services The VEC would like to thank John Forcier for his past service on the VEC Board of Directors! Read more »

The VEC welcomes new member The Clark Group LLC!

The VEC would like to welcome The Clark Group, LLC who is the first member to join in our 2015 membership campaign! Since their founding in 2001, The Clark Group has been a leading provider of regulatory, policy, and strategic planning services. http://www.clarkgroupllc.com Read more »

VEC Postpones Fall Conference!

Designing a Closed Loop Community Postponed until Spring 2015 “Over-conferenced” this fall? Having a hard time deciding which conferences to attend?  Well, the VEC/ VTC partnership that planned to bring you the conference on “Designing a Closed Loop Community” this November 13 has decided to help you with that decision by postponing that conference until More Info » Read more »

VEC named in the Vermont 2020 CEDS

In June, 2014, Vermont became one of the few states in the nation to complete a statewide comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS). The Vermont 2020 CEDS was completed with immense help and input from stakeholders around the state and with the generous guidance and funding from the U.S. Economic Development Authority. It was approved by More Info » Read more »

Call for Sponsors!

The VEC is currently seeking support for their upcoming 3rd Annual Water Quality Conference on June 4, 2014. Become an event sponsor today! Read more »

Green Careers website completed!

 Green Careers Website Completed! The VEC is excited to announce that the new Vermont Green Careers website is now live at www.vermontgreencareers.org! The website was developed to assist users in finding information about identifying and beginning  a green career in the Green Mountain State. The Vermont Department of Labor contracted with the Vermont Environmental Consortium to More Info » Read more »

Save the date for VEC Spring Conference

Mark Your Calendars! The Vermont Environmental Consortium Presents: 3rd Annual Water Quality Conference: Stormwater June 4, 2014 Main Street Landing, Burlington, VT 8:00am to 3:30pm Guest Speaker: Pierre Leduc, Corporation Baie Missisquoi Please join the VT Environmental Consortium, VT Department of Environmental Conservation, VT Agency of Transportation, VT Agency of Agriculture, VT Rural Water Association, municipal More Info » Read more »

VEC welcomes new Board Members!

The VEC would like to welcome New Board Members: Kurt Muller, The Johnson Company Amelia Coleman, UVM Shaun Fielder, Vermont Rural Water Association William “Scott” Buckley, EnPRO The VEC would like to thank Matt Sayre, Sean Conley, & Pete Chiaravalle for their past service on the VEC Board of Directors! Read more »

VEC Legislative Breakfast Feb 4, 2014

The VEC is holding its Annual Legislative Breakfast to help kick off the conversation about green jobs and the environmental business sector during the legislative session. State House Cafeteria Tuesday February 4, 2014 7:45AM to 9:30AM The event is free to those who attend. Sponsor this event today! Many thanks to current sponsors Community Investments, More Info » Read more »

VEC Holiday Party & Annual Meeting December 19

Save the date for the Vermont Environmental Consortium’s Holiday Party & Annual Meeting! Thursday, December 19, 2013 from 4pm—7pm Location: Stone Environmental Inc. Offices 535 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, VT RSVP: Erin Lorentz, info@vectogether.org Thanks to founding VEC member, Stone Environmental, Inc for its sponsorship. This is a Vermont Environmental Consortium Members Only Event for Representatives More Info » Read more »

VEC Fall Conference

Register to attend, exhibit, or sponsor the VEC Fall conference and Trade show: CELEBRATING ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN VERMONT’S ENVIRONMENTAL & ENERGY BUSINESS SECTORS on Thursday, November 21st, 2013 in Rutland,VT here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Vermont-Environmental-Consortium/277911338887994 Read more »

VEC’s Annual Meeting & Trade Show

*SAVE THE DATE* Thursday November 21, 2013 Vermont Environmental Consortium’s Annual Meeting and Trade Show CELEBRATING ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN VERMONT’S ENVIRONMENTAL BUSINESS SECTOR Sponsored by VEC and Green Mountain Power At GMP’s Energy Innovation Center Merchants Row, Rutland VT 8:00 AM – 6:00PM The Trade Show will provide an opportunity for small/emerging Vermont businesses in the environmental More Info » Read more »