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Mapping the Mighty Missisquoi
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Mapping the Mighty Missisquoi

The Missisquoi is a gem of Vermont. From its alpine headwaters on Jay Peak to the federally-protected, waterfowl-filled delta on Lake Champlain, the Missisquoi dashes, then saunters through a landscape that is both quintessentially Vermont and uniquely rugged. The Missisquoi, whose name is derived from an Algonquian Abenaki word meaning place of large rocks, is … Continue reading

Clean Water Project Enhances Water Quality and Learning at Rutland Town School
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Clean Water Project Enhances Water Quality and Learning at Rutland Town School

Schools are critical community assets that can generate a significant amount of stormwater due to their large building footprints and parking lots. Schools also tend to have green space where stormwater can be captured and infiltrated or treated, which makes them prime demonstration sites for sound stormwater management. The Rutland Town School, located in the … Continue reading

Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Conducts Class 4 Road Erosion Remediation and Demonstration Project
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Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Conducts Class 4 Road Erosion Remediation and Demonstration Project

In an effort to demonstrate the importance of municipalities addressing significant erosion sources from Class 4 roads, the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) conducted a remediation and demonstration project in the Towns of Calais, Moretown, and Worcester. The project was funded by a grant from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the Lake Champlain … Continue reading

Requests for Proposals: Lake Champlain TMDL Implementation Grants
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Requests for Proposals: Lake Champlain TMDL Implementation Grants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded the State of Vermont and the Lake Champlain Basin Program $4 million to implement the 2016 Lake Champlain Phosphorus Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL), which sets phosphorus pollution targets for Vermont segments of Lake Champlain. The Agency of Natural Resources and the Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets are administering approximately $3.5 million … Continue reading

Basin 9 Tactical Basin Plan Public Meeting to be Held in Randolph October 3rd
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Basin 9 Tactical Basin Plan Public Meeting to be Held in Randolph October 3rd

The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will be co-hosting a public meeting on the draft Basin 9 Tactical Basin Plan on Wednesday, October 3rd at the Randolph Town Hall from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Basin 9 encompasses the White River watershed, which drains directly into the Connecticut … Continue reading