September 21: Last water quality monitoring dates in 2016 WRP staff and volunteers monitor water quality at 22 swimming holes every other week throughout the summer. Follow this link to learn more about water quality on the last test date of 2016. Please be aware that we test water quality once every two weeks, not […]
On July 12 a group of 10 Russian students from Project Harmony International, along with WRP, Vermont River Conservancy, and Project Harmony staff, improved public access to the White River at Clifford Park in West Hartford, VT. In 4 hours the students built a 10-step stone staircase leading down to the river’s edge; cleared and widened a second […]
700 students and community volunteers helped the WRP plant over 4,000 native trees along the White River in 9 locations this spring. This brings the WRP’s Trees for Streams Program totals to 50,000 trees planted since 2001. Follow this link to see pictures of the volunteers in action! Planting sites From late-April through mid-May the […]
The White River Partnership has received four grants to remove a dam on the Third Branch of the White River in Randolph. The Randolph Dam is located on the east side (downstream) of the Main Street Bridge in Randolph village. The current structure, located at the approximate site of the original foundry dam, is a […]
The WRP’s Monitoring the White River Program engages watershed teachers and students in classroom and field work activities that raise awareness about watershed issues and create opportunities for hands-on, place-based ecology education.
The White River Partnership (WRP) is a grassroots, non-profit organization that brings together people and local communities to improve the long-term health of the White River and its watershed. The WRP formed in 1996 as a group of local people who shared common concerns and interests in the watershed. That same year, we organized a […]
To promote long-term stewardship of the White River watershed, we organize numerous seasonal opportunities for people of all ages to do something good for their communities and their river. April & May: Plant a tree Each spring, hundreds of volunteers help us plant thousands of trees along the White River and its tributaries. We spend […]
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