Request for Proposals: Clean Water Partnership Grants
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Request for Proposals: Clean Water Partnership Grants

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is requesting proposals to implement programs that will support the expansion of water quality improvements through increased technical support and education. This Request for Proposals is to support implementation across priority program areas, including stormwater management, municipal road-related stormwater management, natural resource restoration, agriculture, and forest management. Eligible categories … Continue reading

Registration Now Open: Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification Trainings
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Registration Now Open: Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification Trainings

The Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification (NSECC) trainings are being offered November 6th in St. Johnsbury, November 8th in Montpelier, and November 15th in Essex. These trainings are designed for engineers, landscapers and contractors who work along shorelands, but are open to all. Visit the Lake Wise website for more information or contact David Addeo to register for … Continue reading

Two Lakes Earn the Gold Lake Wise Award!  Check out the You-Tube Video
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Two Lakes Earn the Gold Lake Wise Award! Check out the You-Tube Video

Two Lakes Earn the Gold Lake Wise Award! The Echo and Seymour Lake shoreland owners are setting the pace to protect and restore native species along their shores while preventing stormwater and erosive property runoff to the lake. After decades of unchecked development along Vermont shorelands, Vermont lakes need this rapid response from shoreland owners … Continue reading

Additional Clean Water Fund Public Comment Period: Responses Due October 31, 2017
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Additional Clean Water Fund Public Comment Period: Responses Due October 31, 2017

The Clean Water Fund Board is holding a third public comment period before finalizing their fiscal year 2019 budget recommendation. This public comment period focuses on $2.3 million additional bond premium funds, made available by Vermont’s sale of general obligation bonds. The Board is proposing to support innovative projects with these funds, summarized in Table 10 … Continue reading

Cornwall Clayplain Forest Walk
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Cornwall Clayplain Forest Walk

Sunday, October 15th, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, join conservation ecologist Marc Lapin for a guided walk through one of Cornwall’s finest examples of a Valley Clayplain Forest natural community. This hemlock-hardwood forest abuts a rich wetland complex, all part of the Beaver Brook watershed, a major tributary of the Lemon Fair River. Learn about the site’s plants … Continue reading