Aquatic Nuisance Species Grant Opportunity for VT Municipalities
Announcements / Opportunities

Aquatic Nuisance Species Grant Opportunity for VT Municipalities

The Vermont Aquatic Nuisance Control Grant-in-aid grants program is now accepting applications for project year 2016. Projects that address aquatic invasive and nuisance species are encouraged to apply. Applications are due no later than Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Municipalities and agencies of the state are eligible to receive ANC Grant-in-aid grants.  These grants support aquatic … Continue reading

Agronomy and Conservation Assistance in Vermont Watersheds
Announcements / Progress

Agronomy and Conservation Assistance in Vermont Watersheds

The University of Vermont Extension System (UVM-EXT) recently completed its participation with phase 2 of the Agronomy and Conservation Assistance Program (ACAP).   The program’s focus remained concentrated on nutrient management planning and implementation of farm practices to reduce the loss of soil and nutrients. The UVM-EXT ACAP agronomists worked directly with farmers, focusing on small … Continue reading

Composting Horse Manure to Protect Water Quality
Progress

Composting Horse Manure to Protect Water Quality

The Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District (WNRCD) received an Ecosystem Restoration Program (ERP) Grant from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation to develop and pilot a horse manure composting program. WNRCD worked with horse owners in its district area (Chittenden County, Washington County and the towns of Orange, Williamstown, and Washington) to improve water quality … Continue reading

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Webinar – Nov. 10
Announcements / Opportunities / Science

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Webinar – Nov. 10

The Vermont League of Cities and Towns (VLCT), in partnership with the Vermont Clean Water Initiative Program and Stone Environmental, Inc., will present a free webinar, “Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Simplified Sizing Tool for Small Projects” on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, from 2 to 3 p.m. This how-to webinar will focus on the practical applications of the … Continue reading