2018 Aquatic Nuisance Species Grant Available
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2018 Aquatic Nuisance Species Grant Available

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation Lakes and Ponds Program is pleased to announce the availability of project year 2018 Aquatic Nuisance Control Grant-in-Aid. These grants provide financial assistance to municipalities and agencies of the State for aquatic nuisance species management projects. Funding for the Grant-in-Aid Program comes from a portion of annual revenues from … Continue reading

2018 Watershed Grant Application Deadline – January 15th
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2018 Watershed Grant Application Deadline – January 15th

The Vermont Watershed Grants Program is now accepting applications for projects that protect and restore the state’s lakes, rivers, and wetlands, including Vermonters’ ability to understand and enjoy these resources. Applications are due no later than Monday, January 15, 2018. Program grants are available to municipalities, local and regional government agencies, sporting clubs, non-profit organizations, and … Continue reading

State Announces Lake Memphremagog Restoration Plan
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State Announces Lake Memphremagog Restoration Plan

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is holding two public meetings to present the Lake Memphremagog, Coaticook and Tomifobia Rivers Tactical Basin Plan, which outlines how the State will achieve new phosphorus pollution targets for the Memphremagog Watershed in Vermont. Thursday, November 9th, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Winooski Room (M240), National Life … Continue reading

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