Working with the Next Generation of Environmental Leaders
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Working with the Next Generation of Environmental Leaders

Over many years, the Watershed Management Division has been pleased to engage in a partnership with the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC), to clean up sediment and nutrient pollution while educating the next generation of young environmental leaders. Every year, VYCC work crews, under the leadership of experienced and VYCC-trained crew leaders, work with the … Continue reading

Perspectives shared during Vermont Biosolids Public Forum
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Perspectives shared during Vermont Biosolids Public Forum

On Nov 5th, the State of Vermont, Department of Environmental Conservation hosted a public forum focused on the future of biosolids/residuals regulation and management in Vermont. The forum drew a full house of attendees, including representatives of regional businesses, municipalities, and government programs, as well as concerned citizens, land owners and agricultural producers. The bulk … Continue reading

Save the Date! March 26-28 – New England Association of Environmental Biologists (NEAEB) meeting!
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Save the Date! March 26-28 – New England Association of Environmental Biologists (NEAEB) meeting!

This year, the Vermont Watershed Management Division is proud to host the 38th annual conference of the New England Association of Environmental Biologists at the Hilton in Burlington, VT on March 26-28th. The meeting will overlap with “Preparing for What’s Next: Climate Change, Stormwater Management and Ecosystem Impacts,” a Lake Champlain Basin Program and New … Continue reading

Stream Alteration Water Bypass
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Stream Alteration Water Bypass

Control of water and sediment discharge is required for stream alteration projects in Vermont. Here is a good example of water bypass during a culvert installation for control of water and sediment discharge in Vondell Brook on Cox District Road in Woodstock. The first picture was taken upstream and shows a bypass pipe diverting the … Continue reading