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

Dead Creek Wetland Complex Is Full of Life in the Fall
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Dead Creek Wetland Complex Is Full of Life in the Fall

Geese are the harbinger of fall—V-shaped formations of small or large flocks, and the unmistakable honking that has everyone looking up. The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder. Mountain hollows have already experienced the first touch of frost. Leaves are finalizing their life cycle by withdrawing the chlorophyll and leaving behind the … Continue reading

Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Brings Winooski Tactical Basin Planning Outreach to its Region’s Municipalities
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Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Brings Winooski Tactical Basin Planning Outreach to its Region’s Municipalities

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC), in collaboration with the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, is providing its region’s twenty-three municipalities with targeted outreach and support in order to help them understand the Winooski Tactical Basin Planning Process and surface water quality issues in their communities. To date, three outreach meetings have been conducted in … Continue reading

Vermont Clean Water Fund Board Seeks Public Input on Proposed Budget, Deadline for Comment September 28th
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Vermont Clean Water Fund Board Seeks Public Input on Proposed Budget, Deadline for Comment September 28th

The Clean Water Fund Board is accepting public comments on their final draft recommended Clean Water Fund Budget for the next State fiscal year. The Clean Water Fund supports municipalities, farmers, and others in making needed investments in priority projects to improve water quality in Vermont’s lakes, rivers, and wetlands. Your participation in the Clean Water Fund … Continue reading