About EMC

The Environmental Mediation Center’s (EMC) mission is to help parties resolve environmental, land use, and agricultural disputes through the effective use of mediation. The EMC designs and administers environmental and agricultural dispute resolution programs. The EMC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to environmental and agricultural dispute resolution. Learn More.


WeGrow Solutions

The EMC administers USDA certified programs that provide free mediation services to the agricultural community on many issues.

VT Agricultural Mediation Program

NH Agricultural Mediation Program

HI Agricultural Mediation Program

CA Agricultural Mediation Program

Current and Recent Environmental Projects

Kauai Good Neighbor Program

The EMC is evaluating the effectiveness of the Good Neighbor Program by conducting focus group meetings, interviews, and a survey.

Lake Champlain Phosphorous Pollution Initiative

Lake Champlain is threatened by phosphorus pollution from a variety of sources. This project seeks input from the agricultural community and other stakeholders on the most effective ways to improve water quality.

Mediation Screening

Mediation screening helps identify the right cases for mediation and matches those cases with appropriate resources to maximize the likelihood of the parties reaching settlement.