Environmental Careers and Opportunities AmeriCorps
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Environmental Careers and Opportunities AmeriCorps

Wednesday, June 24th 2015, Governor Peter Shumlin announced the grant of nearly $378,000 at a press conference with Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger.  “Under this program called Environmental Careers and Opportunities AmeriCorps, the members will be placed in the municipalities, water conservation organizations and other groups to help with the actual planning and execution that’s going … Continue reading

2014 Algae Monitoring Report Available for Lake Champlain and Selected Vermont Lakes
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2014 Algae Monitoring Report Available for Lake Champlain and Selected Vermont Lakes

The Final report for the 2014 Cyanobacteria Monitoring Program on Lakes Champlain, Carmi, Elmore, Iroquois and Memphremagog is now available for download from the Watershed Management Division – http://www.watershedmanagement.vt.gov/lakes/docs/lp_Cyanobacteria2014.pdf.  This program has been active for more than 10 years on Lake Champlain and since 2012 on a limited number of inland lakes.  It is designed … Continue reading

Gravel parking lots infiltrate stormwater, don’t they?  Part 2 of the Vermont Green Infrastructure Initiative’s guide to stormwater misconceptions
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Gravel parking lots infiltrate stormwater, don’t they? Part 2 of the Vermont Green Infrastructure Initiative’s guide to stormwater misconceptions

Gravel parking lots infiltrate stormwater, don’t they?  Part 2 of the Vermont Green Infrastructure Initiative’s guide to stormwater misconceptions. This is the second post in a series about stormwater misconceptions identified by Green Infrastructure Initiative Roundtable.  We hope that these posts will foster greater understanding and integration of Green Stormwater Infrastructure practices and Low Impact … Continue reading

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Best Management Practice Fact Sheets
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Green Stormwater Infrastructure Best Management Practice Fact Sheets

The Vermont Green Infrastructure Initiative recently unveiled a set of 9 fact sheets that describe the essential details of Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Best Management Practices (BMPs).  Sheets are available for the following BMPs: Bioretention, Constructed Gravel Wetland, Green Roof, Infiltration Trench, Pervious Pavement, Rain Barrels & Cisterns, Stormwater Planter, Stormwater Tree Pit, and Vegetated … Continue reading