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Launched: Joint town and village website simplifies municipal operations

Posted 5/8/24

The Town of Troy and the Village of North Troy, Vermont, border Canada and are minutes away from Jay Peak Resort.

Launched: Small town moves its website from Catalis to Ecopixel

Posted 4/24/24

The Town of Poultney, Vermont now benefits from Ecopixel's cost-effective municipal website service.

Launched: New website for a Vermont ski town

Posted 4/9/24

We've delivered a fast and robust new municipal website the town of Waitsfield in Vermont's beautiful Mad River Valley.

Land trust website design for BNRC

Launched: New website for a regional land trust in Massachuetts

Posted 12/11/23

We've launched a vibrant new website for the Berkshire Natural Resources Council, with effective fundraising and interactive maps.

Swanton, Vermont website screenshot

Launched: Town and Village sites merged in a municipal website redesign

Posted 6/5/23

Ecopixel merged Swanton's separate Town and Village sites with an accessible municipal website redesign that serves the whole community.

Meet our new team member, Julie Capen

Posted 5/1/23

Julie has joined Ecopixel as web content manager and customer success specialist, bringing a customer-led perspective to producing and managing websites.

We’re hiring!

Posted 3/15/23

Join our team! As Web Content/Support Specialist, you’ll help create customer websites and provide them with fantastic ongoing support.

Launched: An engaging website redesign for town recreation department

Posted 1/30/23

This recreation department’s website was completely reimagined and rebuilt to showcase year-round recreational opportunities in this active community.

Launched: City website redesign with time-saving features

Posted 12/9/22

Ecopixel has served Essex Junction since 2013. We used TYPO3 CMS’s multi-site feature to save staff time and reduce development costs by consolidating City websites under one roof.

Jericho Underhill Land Trust

Launched: Redesigned website for Jericho Underhill Land Trust

Posted 9/30/22

We've launched a major website redesign for this longtime customer that serves two towns in northern Vermont. They have put their “trust” in Ecopixel for 11 years!

Richmond Free Library

Launched: New website for the Richmond Free Library

Posted 8/31/22

The town reduces costs by giving the library full control of their own web content while using Ecopixel’s unified website platform to simplify administration.

Launched: New website for Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank

Launched: New website for Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank

Posted 8/16/22

Ecopixel guided this island conservation organization through a transition to a modern, mobile-friendly and accessible website.

Town of Richmond, Vermont

Launched: New website for the town of Richmond, Vermont

Posted 8/4/22

Ecopixel collaborated with the town’s web committee on a website with features that make editing easy for staff, and finding information easy for residents.

Launched: New website for a community food pantry

Posted 8/1/22

Shelburne Food Shelf is a food pantry that serves a Vermont town with a population of about 8,000 people. Their colorful new website is accessible and easy to navigate.

Launched: Website redesign for Stowe Land Trust

Posted 5/25/22

We've launched a major website redesign for longtime customer Stowe Land Trust! Ecopixel has served this Vermont land trust's website needs for 18 years.

Screenshot of Colorado Headwaters Land Trust website

Launched: Colorado Headwaters Land Trust website

Posted 3/23/22

The Colorado Headwaters Land Trust, high in the Rocky Mountains, wanted to create an inclusive website that is ADA accessible and available in Spanish.

Heidi Fryzell

Meet our new team member, Heidi Fryzell

Posted 3/9/22

Heidi has joined Ecopixel as UX and Frontend Production Manager, bringing a customer-led perspective to producing and managing websites.

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We’re hiring!

Posted 1/6/22

Join our growing team! As a Customer Success Manager, you’ll wear a variety of hats while providing best-in-class service to our customers.

Illustration of puzzle pieces representing app integrations

Integrating your website with your favorite apps

By Paul Hansen

Posted 10/19/21

We’re connecting your website with the online tools you use.

Screenshot of Waterbury, Vermont website

Upgraded municipal website strengthens accessibility

Posted 6/16/21

Ecopixel launched an upgraded municipal website for the Town of Waterbury, with an emphasis on web accessibility and easy mobile usage.

Screenshot showing a fundraising thermometer

Custom fundraising solution for Lake Iroquois Association

Posted 2/2/21

Ecopixel helped this nonprofit achieve its fundraising goals by launching its first annual ice-out contest.

Illustration representing security, showing two hands raising a shield

Top cybersecurity tips for nonprofits

Posted 10/29/20

If it seems like your nonprofit's security requirements keep getting more onerous, it's because attacks are getting more prevalent and serious.

Screenshot of redesigned Charlotte Land Trust website

Launched: Website redesign for the Charlotte Land Trust

Posted 7/29/20

Charlotte Land Trust triples the size of their website and goes mobile-friendly in a much-needed website update.

Screenshot of Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust website

Launched: New website for Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust

Posted 5/14/20

We designed a beautiful, mobile-friendly website for a large land trust serving 23 towns in Massachusetts.

Screenshot of new LIA website

Launched: New website for Lake Iroquois Association in Vermont

Posted 2/19/20

New website and online features help the stewards of a 237-acre lake surrounded by four towns in northern Vermont.

Screenshot of Monadnock Conservancy website homepage

Launched: New website for Monadnock Conservancy in New Hampshire

Posted 11/25/19

A new website for a conservancy that has permanently conserved 21,000 acres in 29 towns throughout southwestern New Hampshire.

A collage of 6 of the images from new online exhibit

Launched: New online exhibit about women’s suffrage

Posted 6/17/19

There are many ways to tell the history of women’s suffrage, but a new exhibit on the Clio Visualizing History website chooses to do so through 19 objects.

Screenshot of Addison County Solid Waste Management District website

Launched: New website for a solid waste management district

Posted 4/19/19

The responsive web design site features a search tool so the public can learn where to dispose of hundreds of items — from A to Z.

Click: The Ongoing Feminist Revolution

Kudos for an online history project

Posted 4/15/18

One of our online exhibit projects with Clio Visualizing History has been featured in the Journal of American History!

Screenshot of redesigned AIA Vermont website

Launched: Responsive Web Design website for AIA Vermont

Posted 12/4/17

The new website for the statewide nonprofit representing Vermont architects features Responsive Web Design, which adjusts the content to display well on screens of all sizes.

Screenshot of redesigned Petra Cliffs website

Fresh website design launched for Petra Cliffs in Burlington, Vermont

Posted 5/25/17

Petra Cliffs’ TYPO3 CMS-powered website is six years old and this is its second design refresh.

Screenshot illustrating upcoming events on a web page

Integrated website calendars keep constituents up to date

Posted 1/17/17

Ecopixel clients are enjoying the benefits of integrated calendars in their websites — that is, they manage the calendars right in the content management system that they use for editing their website…

Vermont website with responsive web design

Launched: A Responsive Web Design website for Adventure Spirit Guides

Posted 11/28/16

Ecopixel worked with Vermont-based Adventure Spirit Guides recently to redesign their website to be a Responsive Web Design site.

Citizen science data collection

Conservation organizations use website tools to collect citizen science data

Posted 11/18/16

With online forms that are an integrated part of their content management system (CMS) websites, Ecopixel clients are collecting important data.

Vermont land trusts and land conservation

Visit land trust websites in Vermont for details on where to enjoy fall foliage

Posted 10/6/16

Fall is a wonderful time to explore land that's been conserved by hard-working, local Vermont land trusts!

Ecopixel helps cities and towns by developing and hosting municipal websites

Posted 8/17/16

Ecopixel's municipal clients update their own websites with upcoming municipal meetings, meeting minutes and other documents, news, videos, photos, and more.

Web writing

New web writing client: Vermont Tech

Posted 6/14/16

Kris has been enjoying doing some writing for a new client this year: Vermont Technical College. It's been fun learning more about Vermont Tech's hands-on programs!

Great feedback on one of our web projects!

Posted 5/24/16

The online history exhibit called “Click! The Ongoing Feminist Revolution” has been getting terrific reviews!

Honoring our conservation organization clients on Earth Day

Posted 4/22/16

We truly enjoy supporting these conservation nonprofits as they work toward their important goals.

Vermont photography by Paul Hansen of Ecopixel

Paul Hansen's photography for the Green Mountain Club

Posted 3/10/16

For years, Paul Hansen of Ecopixel has been providing photography and an online calendar to the Green Mountain Club.

Stowe Land Trust launches a campaign to save a farm

Posted 3/3/16

The Stowe Land Trust has an important new project underway. They want to permanently protect one of the few working farms that remain in Stowe, Vermont!

Photo of Mt. Mansfield, Stowe, Vermont

Snowy shot of Vermont's highest peak, Mt. Mansfield

Posted 2/2/16

The snow-covered summit of Mount Mansfield framed by spruce trees in Stowe, Vermont. Photography © Paul Hansen. Free downloads of various sizes at

Vermont photography

A wintry desktop calendar for the Green Mountain Club

Posted 1/8/16

Every month, Ecopixel provides the Green Mountain Club with a customized desktop calendar for its home page. Here is Paul Hansen's latest GMC desktop calendar: A wintry vista capped by Camel's Hump,…

Ecopixel launches a new responsive website for Stowe Land Trust

Posted 11/12/15

Ecopixel worked with longtime client Stowe Land Trust to update their website. The new site features Responsive Web Design — it displays content so it is easily read and navigated on all screen sizes,…

Vermont Web Design

Launched: A new online exhibit called “Click! The Ongoing Feminist Revolution”

Posted 11/9/15

Ecopixel has launched a new online exhibit for Clio Visualizing History. “Click! The Ongoing Feminist Revolution” highlights the collective action and individual achievements of women from the 1940s…

Welcome, autumn! We're glad to see you!

Posted 10/2/15

Ecopixel's Paul Hansen selected a pretty fall image for this month's Green Mountain Club desktop calendar.

New responsive website launched for Cold Hollow to Canada

Posted 9/17/15

Vermont has a wonderful conservation community and we're pleased to have launched a Responsive Web Design website for a nonprofit that is doing great work in the northernmost reaches of the state.

Fall hiking season is closing in

Posted 9/4/15

Fall color blazes in Bolton Notch, Vermont. Photography © 2015 Paul Hansen of Ecopixel. Free downloads at the Green Mountain Club website.

Mountain Views: A new photo for the GMC

Posted 8/11/15

The August desktop photo for the Green Mountain Club: The Adirondacks seen from a Preston Pond viewpoint in Bolton, Vermont. Photography © 2015 Paul Hansen / Ecopixel.

Summer in the Green Mountains

Posted 7/3/15

Here is Paul Hansen's July Green Mountain Club desktop calendar: Fair weather clouds graze Mount Mansfield's summit in this view from Maple Ridge.

Responsive Web design website for Vermont's Sunrise Mountain Guides

New responsive Web design website for Sunrise Mountain Guides

Posted 6/2/15

Ecopixel is pleased to announce the launch of a responsive Web design website for the folks at Sunrise Mountain Guides. SMG is Stowe, Vermont's premier mountain guide service. They are located at the…

Green Mountain Club desktop calendar for May

Posted 5/1/15

Every month, Ecopixel provides the Green Mountain Club with a customized desktop calendar for its home page. Here is Paul Hansen's May 2015 GMC desktop calendar: A late-May hike down Mt. Mansfield's…

Stowe Land Trust plans great events for this spring and summer

Posted 4/13/15

The hard-working staff at the Stowe Land Trust have created a wonderful line-up of spring and summer events in Stowe, Vermont. See the list of events here and consider becoming a member of this great…

GMC desktop calendar for March is now available

Posted 3/2/15

Paul Hansen's online calendar for Green Mountain Club for March is now ready to download. A distant wintertime view of Lincoln Peak, Mount Ellen, Stark Mountain, Camel's Hump and many other peaks.…

News from Lake Champlain Committee: Water quality takes center stage in Montpelier

Posted 2/4/15

Water quality improvements for Lake Champlain were a central theme when Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin stepped to the podium to deliver his inaugural address on January 8, 2015. The Governor called…

Responsive Web design site launched for Lake Champlain Committee in Burlington, Vermont

Posted 12/10/14

Ecopixel has launched an updated, responsive Web design website for the Lake Champlain Committee (LCC) at With a history reaching back more than 50 years, LCC is the…

Ecopixel attends Web marketing conference

Posted 11/14/14

Today's web marketing conference in Burlington covered search engine optimization (SEO), landing pages, e-commerce marketing, search marketing, mobile marketing, email marketing and more. Picked up…

Town of Waterbury upgrades to a responsive Web design website

Posted 9/11/14

The municipal staff in Waterbury, Vermont, is great to work with and they are now making the most of an updated Ecopixel CMS website! The site features responsive Web design, an integrated news system…

Ecopixel launches responsive Web design website for Petra Cliffs in Burlington, Vermont

Posted 8/6/14

Head over to and check out their new website! The new site has a responsive design, new color scheme, news system/blog, and a Vermont mountain profile at the top and bottom of the…

Plans for Waterbury municipal offices approved

Posted 3/17/14

After being driven out of their flooded municipal building by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011, the municipal staff in Waterbury got some good news on Town Meeting Day. Waterbury voters approved a $2.95…

New municipal website for the Village of Essex Junction, Vermont

Posted 1/13/14

Ecopixel has launched a new municipal website for the Village of Essex Junction, Vermont, which features a fully responsive Web design, an integrated news system and calendar! Ecopixel reorganized the…