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Join conservation efforts, find out about our programs, meet new people, and make an impact on your nearby rivers and trout populations.

Become a Member

Want to make fishing better in Bennington and Rutland counties? The rivers, streams, and fish need your financial support. Join or renew as a member of Trout Unlimited’s Southwestern Vermont Chapter #049 today. Become a Member Joining online is easy and annual memberships are affordable, beginning at just $35. Family memberships and Stream Explorer youth memberships … Continue reading Become a Member


There are many ways you can help out, meet new people, and protect your local streams and rivers. We also welcome your ideas for events and conservation activities. Join a River Committee Your most powerful impact begins in your own backyard. TUSWVT has created River Committees to allow you to protect the waters you care … Continue reading Volunteer

Vermont Trout in the Classroom

Vermont Trout in the Classroom (TIC) is part of a nation-wide environmental education program in which students raise brook trout from eggs before releasing them in a state-approved stream. Trout Unlimited (TU) sponsors TIC in Vermont and the state’s five TU chapters provide volunteers to each participating classroom. Joe Mark, a board member of the … Continue reading Vermont Trout in the Classroom