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

State Announces Municipal Roads Grants-in-Aid Pilot Project
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State Announces Municipal Roads Grants-in-Aid Pilot Project

Vermont’s regional planning commissions and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are pleased to invite municipalities to sign up for a new Municipal Roads Grants-in-Aid Pilot Project. DEC’s Clean Water Initiative Program is offering approximately $2.1 million to support this pilot project. The funding will help Vermont achieve its water quality goals by aiding … Continue reading