ECHO Seeks Watershed Resilience Project Teams for 2017 Leahy Center Environmental Summit
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ECHO Seeks Watershed Resilience Project Teams for 2017 Leahy Center Environmental Summit

Looking for guidance, expert advice and funding for your watershed resilience project? Bring your team to the 2017 Leahy Center Environmental Summit scheduled for March 2017 and you’ll have the opportunity to learn from successful, multi-sector, multi-town watershed resilience projects, and develop a project and grant proposal that will be well-positioned for application with selected public … Continue reading

Applications for the 2017 Aquatic Nuisance Control Grant-in-aid Program now available
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Applications for the 2017 Aquatic Nuisance Control Grant-in-aid Program now available

The Vermont Aquatic Nuisance Control Grant-in-aid grants program is now accepting applications for project year 2017 projects addressing aquatic invasive and nuisance species. The applications are due no later than Wednesday, 8 February 2017. These grants provide financial assistance to municipalities and agencies of the state for aquatic invasive and nuisance plant and animal management … Continue reading

Outreach Session on Proposed Lake Memphremagog Phosphorus TMDL November 15
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Outreach Session on Proposed Lake Memphremagog Phosphorus TMDL November 15

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking input on proposed phosphorus cleanup plan for Lake Memphremagog that will be the basis of a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL).  This meeting will be held on Tuesday November 15th from 2:00 to 3:30 at the East Side Restaurant 47 Landing St in Newport. Phosphorus levels in … Continue reading

A Plan for Lakes, Rivers and Wetlands of the Missisquoi Bay Watershed
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A Plan for Lakes, Rivers and Wetlands of the Missisquoi Bay Watershed

The lakes, rivers and wetlands in the Missisquoi Bay watershed provide recreational opportunities, drinking water and support for wildlife habitat and plant communities.  Water resource protection and remediation is necessary to ensure the community’s continued enjoyment of these uses. Karen Bates, Watershed Management Division basin planner, and partners in the watershed have assessed water resources, … Continue reading

Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program Workshops Offered
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Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program Workshops Offered

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is offering four workshops in September following the release of the next Request for Proposals (RFP) for the DEC Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program.  There are exciting new changes in the RFP as a result of the availability of Clean Water Fund dollars and feedback from many of our partners. DEC Staff will review changes … Continue reading