Conservation License Plate

conservation plate
Purchase a Vermont conservation license plate for your car or truck and let others know you believe Vermont's animals, plants and natural communities are worth protecting. 
Proceeds from the sale of conservation plates support the Nongame Wildlife Fund and the Watershed Grant Fund.

How Do I Purchase A Conservation Plate?

Fill out a Conservation License Plate Application and mail it to Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). You can also pick up your plates at the DMV main office in Montpelier.

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Nongame Wildlife Fund
juvenile wood turtle
Wood turtles are one of the species helped by the Nongame Wildlife Fund.

The Nongame Wildlife Fund helps protect and restore Vermont's endangered wildlife for future generations to enjoy.

Watershed Grant Fund

The Watershed Grant Fund assists local efforts related to stewardship and enjoyment of our water resources. The fund provides grants to towns, nonprofit organizations and community groups with specific watershed projects. A watershed is a river, stream, lake, pond, or wetland along with the surrounding land and water that drains into it.

Watershed Grant
Volunteers plant willow as part of streambank restoration project on the New Haven River in Bristol

Past Projects Include:

  • Managing storm runoff to protect local streams.
  • Removal of abandoned dams.
  • Improving fish habitat.
  • Developing wetland educational programs for children.
  • Improving canoe access to rivers.

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Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department
Commissioner Christopher Herrick

1 National Life Drive
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Montpelier, VT 05620-3702

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The mission of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is the conservation of all species of fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the people of Vermont.