Department of Environmental Conservation

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is one of three departments that make up the Agency of Natural Resources. The Department of Environmental Conservation's mission is to preserve, enhance, restore and conserve Vermont's natural resources and protect human health for the benefit of this and future generations.

Visit the Department of Environmental Conservation website.

The Department of Environmental Conservation is made up of various offices, programs and divisions. Use the links below to navigate directly to a DEC Division web page.