Watersheds United Vermont Brings Watershed Organizations and State Together to Talk Water Quality
Opportunities / Progress

Watersheds United Vermont Brings Watershed Organizations and State Together to Talk Water Quality

On Wednesday, April 13, members of watershed organizations from across Vermont convened to discuss strategies to improve water quality from the Champlain Basin to the White River Watershed and beyond. Lyn Munno and Watersheds United Vermont hosted its spring meeting at the State Office Complex in Waterbury that brought together many different stakeholders involved in … Continue reading

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Symposium Connects Students and Environmental Professionals
Announcements / Science

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Symposium Connects Students and Environmental Professionals

“I want to end by saying two things…it’s possible to do very good things in very bad places and it’s possible to go carbon net-positive and have a grand time while doing it.” UVM Professor Emeritus John Todd ended his keynote speech at the Green Stormwater Infrastructure Symposium with these inspiring words. The event brought … Continue reading

Clean Water Advisory Committee at Heart of Chittenden County RPC’s Water Quality Work
Progress / Science

Clean Water Advisory Committee at Heart of Chittenden County RPC’s Water Quality Work

The Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) has a long tradition of using Committees to help oversee its work program and make sure that it is responsive to the needs of its municipalities. In addition to its formal Commission which sets broad policy, the CCRPC has relied on its Transportation Advisory Committee and Planning Advisory … Continue reading

Watershed Scientists Assist in PFOA Response by Testing Water, Sediment & Fish
Announcements / Science

Watershed Scientists Assist in PFOA Response by Testing Water, Sediment & Fish

Scientists from the Watershed Management Division have been actively assisting the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation in responding to the identification of “PFOA” contamination in drinking water wells near Bennington, Vermont. Information about this chemical, DEC’s response to its discovery in the vicinity of Bennington and Pownal, and resources for prospectively affected individuals, may be … Continue reading