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TRORC provides professional planning, mapping, facilitation, grant writing, and project management services to our thirty member towns in east-central Vermont so they remain healthy and vibrant places to live, work and visit.

Featured Project

Health Professionals and Regional Planners Collaborate - Supporting Healthy Communities: What Can Towns Do?

Staff Contact:  Loralee Morrow, Regional Planner lmorrow@trorc.org – 802-457-3188 ext 20 In October TRORC and its partners completed a guide to healthy communities and local planning.  Driven in large part by the ECV: What We Want Healthy Communities goal (Goal A: Ensure community health issues are integrated into all local and regional planning policies), this project…

News & Events

  • To Bee or Not To Bee: Why Native Pollinators Matter

    Upper Valley Pollinator Partners UV Pollinator Partners is a coalition to promote awareness of the decline of native pollinators and to inspire actions to reverse this decline. Use this link for the current list of partners, including towns, Upper Valley conservation organizations, garden clubs, school groups, and others. Poster and Calendar for Pollinator Events Our…
  • Healthy Communities Grant Program

    The Healthy Communities Grant Program is EPA New England’s main grant program to work directly with communities to reduce environmental risks in order to protect and improve human health and the quality of life, advance resilience, and preserve/restore important ecosystems.  The Healthy Communities Grant Program will achieve these goals through identifying and funding projects that:…
  • Roadway Characteristics Survey

    VTrans would like to know what roadway characteristics provide YOU a level of comfort while bicycling on Vermont’s State roadways? Wide shoulders? Low traffic volumes? Do the characteristics that provide comfort change in a rural context versus village centers? Take the on-line VTrans On-Road Bicycle Plan Phase II ROADWAY CHARACTERISTICS SURVEY to let us know! As part…